Date of Last Revision: August 24, 2021
The following states the Effingham County Chamber’s policy regarding the privacy rights of our Members, visitors, and users of the Effingham County Chamber website. The Effingham County Chamber respects concerns over the right to privacy and for a secure online experience.
Information Collected at effinghamcountychamber.com
The information collected from the various users of the Effingham County Chamber website allows the Effingham County Chamber to continually improve the user’s online experience by making it easier and more enjoyable. The following identifies the types of information gathered:
Site Usage Information
The Effingham County Chamber may receive and store any information visitors enter on the Effingham County Chamber websites or is given to the Effingham County Chamber in any other way. At times, the Effingham County Chamber will specifically ask for information about a visitor when a visitor registers for or uses certain services, when you register for an event, or when you join the Effingham County Chamber. The Effingham County Chamber may require certain information such as name, internet address or screen name, billing address, credit card number, or other required information to provide the requested service or product.
Information from Other Sources
To improve the personalization of the Effingham County Chamber’s service, it might receive/collect information from other sources and use it to supplement account information.
Does Effingham County Chamber Share the Information It Receives/Collects
The Effingham County Chamber may share a visitor’s personal information with its affiliates and/or subsidiaries if any. The Effingham County Chamber may also share the information it collects with the Effingham County Chamber advertisers and business partners. The Effingham County Chamber does not share email addresses. The Effingham County Chamber is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of our advertisers or business partners and encourages visitors to read the posted privacy statement and user terms and conditions whenever interacting with, and prior to providing any personal information to, any third party website.
The Effingham County Chamber may use third parties to manage activities available on its websites such as web hosting, database management, order processing, and authentication. These third parties may have access to personally identifiable information submitted by Members who participate in those activities. The Effingham County Chamber instructs these third parties to use personally identifiable information only for the specific purpose for which it is collected, and not to sell, market, or transfer such information to other entities except as needed to provide the specifically requested services.
The Effingham County Chamber posts and displays certain personally identifiable information about its Members on its websites and in the Effingham County Chamber Membership directory.
The Effingham County Chamber may use personally identifiable information in aggregate form to make its websites better and more responsive to the needs of both visitors and Members. This statistical compilation and analysis of information may also be used by the Effingham County Chamber or be provided to others, in aggregate, for marketing, advertising, or research purposes.
As the Effingham County Chamber continues to develop its business and services, it might be involved in an acquisition, sale, or other transaction. If such a transaction occurs member information generally is one of the transferred business assets. If substantially all of the Effingham County Chamber’s assets are acquired or otherwise transferred to another entity, member information may be one of the transferred assets.
The Effingham County Chamber makes efforts to safeguard and ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personally identifiable information submitted, by visitors to the Effingham County Chamber’s websites, and periodically reviews and updates its security measures and apply current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Although the Effingham County Chamber attempts to protect your personal information, it cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information a visitor transmits or provides to the Effingham County Chamber through its online products and services. Once the Effingham County Chamber receives a visitor’s transmission, however, it makes reasonable efforts to ensure its security on the Effingham County Chamber’s systems.
The Effingham County Chamber is concerned about the safety of children when they use the Internet. Pursuant to the Children’s Online Protection Act of 1998, the Effingham County Chamber will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.
“Linked-To Web Sites”
The Effingham County Chamber’s website may contain links, banners, widgets, or advertisements that lead to other websites. The Effingham County Chamber is not responsible for these other sites and so the other website’s posted privacy policies (not this policy) will govern the collection and uses of information submitted to them. The Effingham County Chamber encourages website users to read the privacy statements of each website visited after leaving the Effingham County Chamber site to learn about how information submitted is used and or protected.
The Effingham County Chamber provides website visitors with several options, to be used at any time, for altering or removing a visitor’s information from the Effingham County Chamber contact databases. If a visitor would like to be removed from the Effingham County Chamber’s promotional list they may contact the Effingham County Chamber in any of the following ways.
- Send us an e-mail through firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call the Effingham County Chamber at 217-342-4147
- Write to us at: P.O. Box 643, Effingham, IL 62401
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