In general, we collect and use information about you for membership administration and to deliver member benefits (e.g., login services). Except as described herein, we do not sell, rent or otherwise share or disclose your private, personally identifiable information to third parties without your express approval.
Because of the nature of our business, our services and benefits are not designed to appeal to minors. We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children.
The Consular Chamber of Commerce specifically collects information from you at several different points, including but not limited to the following:
The Consular Chamber of Commerce primarily collects information in connection with the identification of your role as a Consul, Consular Emissary, or Business member. This information is intended for distribution to the public. The Consular Chamber of Commerce membership information is received from online and backup information received in person via third parties.
The Consular Chamber of Commerce does not treat any information of its members available on the website as confidential and will disclose it to any third party without further consent. Members have the ability to remove any data they do not wish to have made public via the standard website interface.
The Consular Chamber of Commerce classifies any data about our members that is not available via the standard website interface as confidential. We will not disclose it to any third party without further consent.
During our account creation process the Consular Chamber of Commerce collects your email address. By creating an account you grant explicit permission to the Consular Chamber of Commerce to periodically send email that pertains to the operation and management of the website.
If you correspond with us via email, the postal service, or other form of communication, we may retain such correspondence and the information contained therein and use such to respond to your inquiry and/or notify you of Consular Chamber of Commerce conferences, news or other Consular Chamber of Commerce-related opportunities. Importantly, email and postal address information is never sold, given, or otherwise shared or disclosed to third parties except as set forth herein.
We may receive information about you from other sources, such as our agents, vendors and service providers, and from publicly available sources. For example, sometimes we receive information from third parties when we process credit card payments made by you for membership. This information is never sold, given, or otherwise shared or disclosed to third parties except as set forth herein.
Like many other Websites, we collect information about our users' utilization and navigation of our Site. This information helps us to design our Site to better suit our users' needs. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site, analyze trends, track visitor movements, and gather broad demographic information that assists us in identifying visitor preferences.
Cookies are pieces of data that a Website transfers to a user's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, email response and tracking.
You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.
We may disclose all of the information (described above) that we collect, as stated above and in accordance with the terms set forth in this section. We do not reveal personally identifiable information about you to third-parties for their independent use unless:
We may also gather aggregated data about our members and Site visitors and disclose the results of such aggregated (but not personally identifiable) information to our partners, service providers, advertisers and/or other third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.
From time to time we may partner or enter into arrangements with another party to provide specific benefits and/or services to our members. We will provide to such partners the information that we believe is reasonably necessary for them to provide such benefits or services to you.
To help protect the privacy of data and personally identifiable information you transmit through use of this Site, we maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personally identifiable information to those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. We commit to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our employees' privacy responsibilities.
Access to the information contained on this Website is provided by the Consular Chamber of Commerce as a service to its members. References herein to any product, process or service do not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by Consular Chamber of Commerce. While Consular Chamber of Commerce makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this Site, Consular Chamber of Commerce does not approve or certify such information nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its applicability, accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness with regard to your specific needs and uses. Consular Chamber of Commerce (including its employees and agents) is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to or reliance on the information available through this Site. No approvals, recommendations, endorsements, guarantees or warranties, including, but not limited to, any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular use or purpose of products or services named on this Site are made by Consular Chamber of Commerce.
Reasonable access to personally identifiable information is provided within the Website.