Privacy Policy for Web-based Data Collection and Management
Privacy Statement

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce web site. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce does not read any of your private online communications. The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce and Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce family of web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce collects and uses your personal information to operate the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce web site and deliver the services you have requested. Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates. Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce: and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce web site uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce pages, or register with Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce site or services, a cookie helps Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce services or web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclose. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.



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