Terms of Use &

Privacy Policy

At the Forsyth County Chamber your privacy and information are of utmost importance. The Forsyth County Chamber staff is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our members and visitors to our web site and access to our membership directory. We take privacy concerns seriously. The following policy is designed to explain the way information is collected and used, so that everyone will feel secure in visiting and utilizing our site and being included in the Chamber database.

Web Site Statistics

The Chamber reviews the number of "hits," "unique visitors," "page views," and "advertisement clicks· for its own statistical information purposes only. We make no attempt to link hits with the individuals who actually browse the site. Advertisers who request the amount of clicks/hits or other website statistics will be given this information for them to evaluate their return on investment on website advertising. No personal information is available on who has visited the site.

Visitors Access

You can access our web site home page, www.focochamber.org, and browse our site without disclosing your personal information. Our web site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others.

Personal Information

This policy applies to all information collected or submitted on this web site. We do not collect personal identifying information on visitors to our web site except

 

  • To the extent that your web browser provides information to our web server (for example, your IP address or the site you link from); or

  • To the extent that you provide information to us in an email message or other Chamber correspondence.

 

We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources such as private records, other websites, or other means of "email ranking." The Forsyth County Chamber utilizes "cookies" strictly to track the user for the duration of their visit to our web site for the sole purpose as mentioned above, for Chamber analytical use only. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie and it is not used for any subsequent tracking once the user leaves the site.

Database

The Forsyth County Chamber maintains an up-to-date Chamber membership database on a secure cloud-based server hosted by Weblink International. The information collected in this database is for Chamber use only. Membership in the Chamber of Commerce is an implied effort by the member to be known within the membership and the community as a member in good standing who wishes to be contacted for services and/or products. Therefore, on the chamber website, members contact names, addresses, websites, and emails (if member wishes to be published) are available online in the accessible membership directory. For printed publications such as the annual Chamber membership directory, member businesses lists are available upon request for Chamber members only.

Emails

We only use return email addresses to answer the email requests we receive. These email addresses are not added to our databases, nor sold or given to any other parties. Only physical addresses and phone numbers provided by visitors requesting relocation or visitor information may be shared with subscribing chamber member businesses for the purposes of marketing their products/services. Only Chamber members who provide their email addresses for use in the Chamber online database, contact for business or service solicitation from public, or other implied consent for use will be contacted via email. Please see our Email Protection and Privacy Policy for any clarification.

Links

The Forsyth County Chamber links to other member sites, or official sites for business related matters. The Forsyth County Chamber is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Events Registration or Online Membership Renewal or New Application

If you choose to register for events, or join/renew your membership you can do so by visiting: www.focochamber.org. You will be required to logon to your member portal by entering your username and password. If you forgot your password you can follow the link “forgot password” to have your password sent to you. To register for events or to renew your membership you will be required to give personal contact information as well as credit card information. Credit card information is kept secure on a separate secure server. In addition to providing the foregoing

 

information, if you choose to correspond further through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address as proof of registration.

How to Update Your Contact Information

Any online requests for modifying, correcting, updating, or deleting your personal record will be reviewed by the Forsyth County Chamber. Approval process can take up to 48 hours. You can also email us with any profile update requests at fccoc@focochamber.org or call us at 770-887- 6461.

 

Changes in Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time by posting a new privacy policy on our website.

Email Protection & Privacy Policy

The Forsyth County Chamber has created this email privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to our member's privacy and the protection of their electronic information.

 

If you have received an email from the Forsyth County Chamber, it will state fccoc@focochamber.org

  • Your email address is either listed with us as a contact who has expressly shared this email address for the purpose of receiving information in the future (opt in), OR

  • You have registered or purchased or have an existing membership with us, in which you provided the Forsyth County Chamber with your email address for communication purposes. This includes your email availability to interested parties on the chamber website www.focochamber.org

 

We will NEVER sell, or rent individual email information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees of the Chamber managing this information for Chamber purposes, i.e.: contact for information, updates of events, referrals from interested parties, etc.

 

Each of our broadcast emails (HTML) via Constant Contact, Weblink Connect or other means contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receipt of Chamber emails from us. If you wish to do this, simply reply with REMOVE in the subject line of an email to us.

 

Please send any suspicious, unsolicited or other electronic correspondence that is purported to be sent from our database with an unknown sender or non-chamber related email address. Send those emails to fccoc@focochamber.org for our review and action. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.