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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

MOBILE AREA CHAMBER DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy

Welcome to the official website of The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. We have created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment in privacy for our website users.  Because visitors to our website are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission. We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of non-personally identifiable information needed to meet the purposes for which the website was created. Please note that this policy may change from time-to-time, so please check back here periodically.

Use of this Policy

This site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies of individual sites, and to be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used.

Public Disclosure

We may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or download information from our website:

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web services and help us understand how people are using our services. We analyze our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site.  The information in our website logs is not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals that browse our website. Some of this statistical information, such as a running count of the number of visitors, may be displayed on the website.

Data Protection

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to the security of information collected on our site. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect online.

We will only hold your information for as long as necessary to fulfill its purpose.

We will not pass your information to any other parties unless this is made clear to you at the time you supplied it.

All employees and contractors who have access to your personal data or associated with the handling of that data are obliged to respect your confidentiality.

Personally Identifiable Information

“Personally identifiable information” is information about a person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. It includes, for example, an individual’s name, street address, email address or phone number.  Personally identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an email message, fill out and send an online form or fill out personal information and send in a survey. Your choice not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to access certain information or obtain a service. Unless specifically protected under state law, any information provided may be inspected by the public or disclosed in a legal proceeding.

Distribution Policy of Personally Identifiable Information

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce will not distribute the users’ names, physical addresses and other related demographical information from individuals or businesses (hereinafter “Information”) to any third parties, unless previously stated on the data collection form.  Users will be given the choice to opt out of such use.

Email messages

Any email messages sent to the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce will be treated the same as written communication and may be subject to public inspection, legal disclosure and archiving before they are destroyed. Email or other information requests may be maintained to respond to a request, forward a request to the appropriate agency, or provide the website developer with feedback.  Any email addresses submitted by the visitor to the website will not be used by third parties for marketing purposes.

Electronic Forms

Information provided by the visitor through electronic forms will be considered to be voluntarily provided and will be treated in the same manner as information provided in written or verbal form.

Surveys

Surveys will be used for the purpose stated. If personally identifiable information is collected it may be subject to public inspection, legal disclosure and archiving before it is destroyed.

Cookies

In order to better serve the website visitor, cookies are used in some areas of the website to track general user trends. Cookies are small files that a webserver requests web browsers to store and send to the same web server in the future – usually to provide the website user a “personalized” or “consistent” browser experience.  Cookies are not used to store personally identifiable information.

Disclaimer

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce makes every effort to ensure that published information is accurate and current. No officer or employee of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on the mobilechamber.com website, nor endorses any product or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

Contact Information

To offer comments about the mobilechamber.com website or about information presented in this Privacy Statement, contact the site administrator at 251-431-8626.