Privacy Policy

GreaterRochesterChamber.com Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use

This Website is owned and operated by, or on behalf of, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. We reserve the right to change these policies, terms and conditions from time to time and whenever necessary to reflect our current operation of this website. If you have any questions about our Website policy, terms and conditions, please contact us at: 

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
150 State Street
Suite 400
Rochester NY 14614

E-mail us at rballiance@rballiance.com.

Privacy Policy

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of visitors to its website. The main type of information collected is contact information for the business entities that form our membership base. As an individual, information about you such as your name, title and contact information may also be collected when visiting our website. Collection of such personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, zip and postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., is only done when voluntarily and knowingly submitted by you. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected in order to register for one of our programs or events, receive informational materials or respond to an inquiry. This information is used solely by Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. or possibly other organizations whose services are necessary for the internal operation of this web site. 

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. will never sell your business or personally identifiable information without your authorization. Personally identifiable information will be shared with third parties only when the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; the law requires it or it is necessary for the operation of this website. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc shall have the right to distribute your personally-identifying information to outside processors (e.g. banking service providers). Both Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc and its outside processors may use the information you provide as necessary to process your online purchases; maintain the information as long as necessary or as required by law and used internally for record keeping, internal reporting, and support purposes; and provide the information as required by law or court order, or to defend our rights in a legal dispute. You should be aware that although we have security measures in place, the possibility exists that others will illegally access such information and use it, although any such use would be without our consent.

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. does make available your business name and business contact information in our on-line directory of members. We also provide business contact information of our members to Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Affinity Program Vendors (APV's). APV's are Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. members who provide a service or product at a discount to other Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. members. Any communications from APV's to other Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. members must be submitted to Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. for approval before they are distributed to our members. Although our APV's are other Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. members, we acknowledge that some of our members may prefer not to receive this solicitation. If you would prefer your business information be omitted from the business contact information shared with our APV's, or omitted from Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc.'s on-line directory, please contact us at the address listed above. Please keep in mind Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. cannot guarantee that you will not be contacted by an APV's, as your business contact information may be obtained from other sources not under the control of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 

By your use of our web site you signify your agreement to this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, you are not permitted to use this web site. By your use of this web site following posted changes to this privacy policy, you signify your agreement to those changes.

Use of "Cookies"

When you visit our web site we automatically store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie". A "cookie" is a persistent, client-side text file. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site can transfer to a visitor's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. A website can use them to recognize repeat visitors, ease the visitor's ongoing access to and use of the site, and facilitate web surfing by saving visitor preferences and other information. Using a cookie saves you the extra effort of entering certain information multiple times in one web site. Cookies allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that Rochester Chamber may use to improve web site content. Cookies are not programs that can damage the files of the user's computer. The use of cookies is a widespread-industry practice and many major web sites use cookies. Most browsers are configured initially to accept and process cookies. You can configure your browser to refuse cookies. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in the internet browsers that allows the visitor to deny the cookie feature. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. uses "cookie" technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors in order to improve their online experience. 

Our web site may display advertisements. Access to the information that would confirm whether or not our advertisers use cookies is not available to us, so you should be aware that these advertisements may contain cookies.

Security

Our web site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Although Internet use is never totally secure, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

Linking Policy

Linking to www.GreaterRochesterChamber.com 

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. permits links to its Home Page at www.GreaterRochesterChamber.com. However, links to our content is not permitted without prior written authorization from Rochester Chamber. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link at any time. 

Links to Third Party Sites

Our web site provides links to other web sites maintained/owned by third parties, totally independent from Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on or through such sites. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites and upon linking to that web site you are subject to the usage and privacy policy of that site.

Terms & Conditions of Use - Limitation of Liability

By accessing Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. website, you agree that you will hold harmless Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents, representatives, affiliates and any related entities from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this website or the information contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this website or another website to which it is linked that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or that infringe upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. or the contributors of information to this website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is not responsible and shall not be liable for the listings or advertisements contained in its web site, and those listings or advertisements that may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors notwithstanding our efforts to eliminate them. We do not check for licenses, with respect to licensed professions or trades, prior to publishing advertisements and we do not assume the responsibility of monitoring the use of trademarks, certifications, copyrights, or other rights of third parties. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services, and/or programs described in these materials at any time without notice. The materials on Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. are provided to you, "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Use Of Our Materials

You may download, use, and copy the materials found on Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. web site for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided that all copies that you make of the material must bear any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the site which pertain to the material being copied. Except as authorized in this paragraph, you are not being granted a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right in the material or the products, services, processes or technology described therein. All such rights are retained by Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc, its subsidiaries, and/or any third party owner of such rights. Framed links to our web site may not be made without our prior express written approval.

Use Of Our Trademarks

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc's names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc, including those of any and all of its subsidiaries and affiliates. You are not authorized to use any Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc (including those of its subsidiaries and affiliates) name or mark in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Requests for authorization should be made to Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc to the attention of the office of Chief Executive Officer.

Endorsements

All product and service marks contained herein that are not Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc's marks are the trademarks of their respective owners. References that we make to any names, marks, products or services of third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information do not necessarily constitute or imply our endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of the third party, information, product, or service.

Web Site Visitor Communications Option

You may opt-out of receiving communications from us and other members, by sending an e-mail message to Chamber@GreaterRochesterChamber.com, attention Communications Department