The Orinda Chamber of Commerce ("us," "we," or "Chamber") is
committed to respecting the privacy rights of its members,
customers, visitors, and other users of the Chamber Website
Policy") to give you confidence as you visit and use the Site,
and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices
applicable to the Site, and not to any other websites that you
may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data
collection, storage, and use practices and policies that differ
those privacy policies.
The Orinda Chamber of Commerce uses
various applications and processes throughout its site to insure
the security and privacy of personal and financial information
2. Information Collection Practices
Types of Information Collected
a) Traffic Data Collected
We automatically track and collect the following categories of
information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2)
domain names; (3) domain servers; (4) access times; (5) types of
computers accessing the Site; and (6) types of web browsers used
to access the Site (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data
is anonymous information that does not personally identify you
but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your
experience on the Site. We may also use "cookies" to customize
content specific to your interests and to store your password so
you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site.
Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can be read
by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to your
computer. Using cookies can enhance your experience of the Site.
However, you have the ability to accept or decline cookies. If
you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully
utilize the interactive features of the Site.
b) Personal and Business Information Collected
In order for you to access certain services such as creating a
user profile, creating a Member Listing, purchasing goods or
services, uploading videos, posting messages in our forums,
reviewing businesses, entering contests, taking advantage of
promotions, responding to surveys, or subscribing to newsletters
or other mailing lists that we offer via the Site, we may
require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable
information ("Personal Information"). The term "Personal
Information" means individually identifiable information about
an individual consumer collected online by the operator from
that individual and maintained by the operator in an accessible
form, including any of the following:
- A first and last name.
- A home or other physical address, including street name
name of a city or town.
- An e-mail address.
- A telephone number.
- A social security number.
- Any other identifier that permits the physical or online
contacting of a specific individual.
3. Uses of Information Collected
Chamber Use of Information
We may use your Personal Information to operate, maintain, and
provide to you the features and functionality of the Site. When
you subscribe to the Chamber's email list, purchase goods or
services, or otherwise register with the Chamber's Site, you agree
to receive email communications from Chamber about related news,
information, products and services. We may use your email address
without further consent for non-marketing or administrative
purposes (such as notifying you of major Site changes or for
customer service purposes).
We use both your Personal Information and certain Traffic Data to
improve the quality and design of the Site and to create new
features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing,
tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends.
Sharing of Personal Information
Except as explained herein, we do not share your Personal
Information with third-party companies for their commercial or
marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific
program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in
or opt-out. Chamber sends periodical newsletters and email
communications to its members and other subscribers, each with the
facility for the recipient to cancel future communications of that
nature by unsubscribing.
We only disclose your Personal Information to our service
providers who assist us by performing core services (such as web
design, email delivery, hosting, monitoring, fulfillment, or data
storage and security) related to our operation of the Site. Those
service providers have all agreed to uphold the same standards of
security and confidentiality that we have promised to you in this
to carry out their specific business obligations to Chamber.
We reserve the right to share or transfer your Personal
Information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to
that information as a result of the reorganization or sale of
Chamber or substantially all of Chamber's assets.
User Choice Regarding Collection of Personal Information
You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In
such an event, you can still access and use much of the Site;
however you will not be able to access and use those portions of
the Site that require your Personal Information.
4. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
your Personal Information private and will not share it with third
parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with a
court order or other legal process; (b) protect our rights or
Your Personal Information is stored on secure servers that are not
accessible by third parties.
5. User Ability to Access, Update, and Correct Personal
We maintain a procedure in order to help you confirm that your
Personal Information remains correct and up-to-date. At any time,
you may, visit your personal profile for your email subscription,
and view your Member Listing at our online directories of members.
Through your personal email profile you may review and update your
Personal Information that we have already collected. For updating
your Member Listing - you may submit information to the following
6. Lost or Stolen Information
If you have been provided one, you must promptly notify us if
your user name or password is lost, stolen, or used without
permission. In such an event, we will remove that user name or
password from your account and update our records accordingly.
7. Public Information
The Site contains links to other websites. We are not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such
websites. We may also make chat rooms, video uploading, forums,
message boards, and news groups available to you. Please
understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas
becomes public information. We have no control over its use and
you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your
8. Contacting Us and Policy Updates
User Ability to Access, Update, and Correct Personal
If you have any questions about this Policy, our privacy
practices related to this Site, or if you would like us to
remove your information from our database please feel free to
contact us at
We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to,
change, update, or modification on the Site and without any
other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification
will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site.