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Terms & Privacy

Terms of Use

Web Site Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

We greatly respect the privacy of our members and visitors to our web site. Subject to applicable laws, information you submit to this web site will be used as described in this policy. We do not retain information on our site that attempts to link personally identifiable information of individual visitors to their usage of this site. We do collect data that allows us to monitor activity on our site from your IP address to diagnose problems and monitor usage and activity on this site.

We do gather detailed information from our site visitors as noted below:

  • Voluntary online event registrations request contact information from registrants such as name, member ID, phone and email address. This information is used to facilitate event registrations and database updates.
  • Some portions of our site request information from visitors who are submitting community events for display on our web site. This information is used by the Chamber in the event that we need to contact the submitter for more detailed information and to establish a chain of accountability for the information presented on the site.
  • Other portions of our site request information from visitors who wish to receive information about Muskogee or the Chamber. This information is only used to send the requested information.
  • Credit card information is not collected by us, but by our 3rd party partner, Authorize.NET.  Credit card transactions are subject to the Authorize.NET Privacy policies.

We do not share information gathered on this site with any organizations outside of the Muskogee Chamber except as required by law.  As noted in the Membership Application, member organizations agree that the Muskogee Chamber may communicate with your organization about Chamber and Chamber member products, programs, discounts, sponsorships, registration deadlines, and services.

For purposes of assisting our members in connecting with each other and others in the community that might have interest in using their services, the Muskogee Chamber makes contact information for each of our member businesses available on our web site.  Persons other than Chamber members will have access to this information and could send you unsolicited faxes or regular mail.

Certain forms on our website may use cookies. Cookies are small files of data that reside on your computer and allow the Muskogee Chamber to recognize you as a previous visitor to our website. The Muskogee Chamber may use cookies to populate frequently used forms or to provide you with other customized viewing options for your convenience. The Muskogee Chamber uses cookies solely to maintain personalized services throughout the website.

Personally Identifiable Information

The Muskogee Chamber will only collect personally identifiable information about you on our web site based on actions taken by you and with your knowledge through voluntary registration forms. Information included in these forms may include, but is not limited to name, company name, address, phone number, fax, email and web site.  By providing this information, you are giving us your consent to use this information in accordance with the terms and provisions of this policy. Please be aware information disclosed on any open forum hosted by the Muskogee Chamber may allow others to collect this information and send you unsolicited items.

If the user does not wish to share personal information over the Internet, most transactions can be performed by phone as a way of not providing personal information electronically over the Internet.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

There is certain non-personally identifiable information we may collect that includes, among other things, information we automatically collect regarding your use and/or actions on our web site. This type of information includes items such as user traffic patterns, page views on the web site, click-through rates, & search terms that users enter into our search utility. When visitors come to our site, we collect the IP address, their operating system and web browser software used. Using an IP address, which is not the same as an e-mail address, we can identify the user’s Internet service provider, and based on that identification, the Chamber can approximate the geographic location of the connection.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information allows the Chamber to determine how our web site is being used to identify popular areas of the site and assess the effectiveness of certain portions of our site.

Credit Card Information Security

The Muskogee Chamber contracts with Authorize.NET, aka CyberSource, to process credit card transactions.  CyberSource is committed to privacy and security. CyberSource is compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (“PCI DSS”) as a Level 1 service provider. CyberSource has been compliant with PCI DSS since its inception in 2002. PCI DSS is the bankcard industry’s most stringent security standard. Examples of CyberSource’s security measures include: physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards; sophisticated security monitoring tools; documented security policies; use of strong encryption for transmissions of Order Information to and from CyberSource Customers; restricted access of personally identifiable information; and, periodic security audits by third party security experts.

Web Site Posting

Community Calendar

Unless otherwise noted, the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce is not the sponsor or organizer of events in the Community Calendar listing and makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the content submitted by event hosts or sponsors. The submitter of an event is responsible for the accuracy of the content. In addition, the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce cannot guarantee that all events submitted will appear on our web site.

Member Profiles

Member Profiles are submitted by Muskogee Chamber members, and the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the content. The submitter of a member profile is responsible for the accuracy of the content. The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce cannot guarantee that profiles submitted will appear on our Web site, and we will only be able to consider profile submissions from our chamber members.

Links

This Site may contain links to or references to third party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only. No endorsement of any third party products, services or information is expressed or implied by any information, material or content of any third party contained in, referred to, included on, or linked from or to this web site. Any information, data, opinions, recommendation, products or services provided by such third parties through links to other websites or otherwise made available through their websites are solely those of such third parties and not of the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce. Your use of such third party websites is subject to the terms and conditions of use and the privacy policies of such websites.

Security

By using this site, you acknowledge that while the Chamber has made efforts to ensure that information on this site is secure from unauthorized use, a perfect security system is not possible.  Any information that you send or enter on this site is not encrypted unless we notify you that it is encrypted. We utilize a firewall and monitor it for security.

Notice to Parents or Guardians

It is a parent’s responsibility to talk with their children about safe and responsible use of the Internet.

Your Access to Information

You are entitled to access the data we have collected about you to ensure that it is accurate; however, except through the “Members Only” portal, the web site does not give users the option to correct, update or delete any information previously provided to us by the user. We will maintain copies of user information to the extent retained as part of our web site’s standard backup/archive process. In addition, these procedures will not remove such of your information that has been provided by you to, or collected from you by, the web sites of our business partners. We are not responsible for ensuring the removal or deletion from the web sites of our business partners of your information provided by us to our business partners as permitted by you or otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Legal Terms and Conditions of Use

The information we provide on our site is a service to users as a resource, but in no way is it to be construed as a substitute for retaining experts in the fields for advice on the specific needs of your business. Always consult professional advisors and experts such as attorneys, accountants, and other professionals regarding specific actions you take with respect to any of the information on this site. Nothing on this site is intended to be legal, financial, professional, or other advice, and you the user are responsible for obtaining your own advice from your own counsel. All information on this site is for informational purposes only.

By use of this site, you are agreeing to release the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce from any and all damages that may arise from that use, including, without limitation, incidental or consequential damages. By your use of our site you signify your assent to this privacy policy. If you do not assent 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 assent to those changes.

WEB SITE TERMS OF USE

No recommendation regarding the quality of goods and services is expressed or implied. Contents of this Web site are copyrighted by the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce. No part of this Web site may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, recording, or otherwise without the prior consent of the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.

How You May Use Our Materials

You may download, use, and copy the materials found on the Muskogee Chamber’s 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 the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce and/or any third party owner of such rights. You may not create framed links to the Muskogee Chamber Web site without express written permission from The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.

How You May Use Our Marks

The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce. You are not authorized to use any of The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce’s names or marks in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce. Requests for authorization should be made to the President & Chief Executive Officer.

How We May Use Information You Provide Us

Do not send us any confidential or proprietary information. Any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, or the like, which you send to us, will be treated as being non-confidential and nonproprietary, and you agree that any such information you choose to provide may be reproduced, used, and distributed by us for any purpose without restriction.

Endorsements

All product and service marks contained herein that are not The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce’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.

Content and Liability Disclaimer

The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce is not responsible and shall not be liable for the listings or advertisements contained in its web sites, and those listings or advertisements 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. The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce 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 The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce’s Web site are provided to you free of charge, “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.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE MUSKOGEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL THE MUSKOGEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, USE, OR DATA WHETHER BROUGHT IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH ANY MUSKOGEE  CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEB SITE OR THE USE, RELIANCE UPON OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED FROM ANY MUSKOGEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEB SITE.

Membership

The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce will consider all applications for membership. Membership in The Muskogee Chamber is conditioned upon approval of the membership application by The Chamber’s Board of Directors. If you have applied for membership and membership is declined, your application fee and/or dues will be refunded to you.

The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce web site is operated from sites in the State of Oklahoma, United States of America. We make no representation that materials found at our sites are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access our sites from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with local laws. For further information on Intellectual Property matters contact the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce. If you have a question or comment, please contact us at info@muskogeechamber.org.