Legal Notices

CincinnatiChamber.com Legal Notices

To All Users of Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Web Sites

Last update: February 13, 2013

How You May Use Our Materials
You may download, use, and copy the materials found on Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Web Sites 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 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, its subsidiaries, and/or any third party owner of such rights. You may not create framed links to Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Web Sites without express written permission from Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.

How You May Use Our Marks
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, or its subsidiaries or affiliates (collectively "Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber"). You are not authorized to use any Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber name or mark in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. Requests for authorization should be made to Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's Trademark Manager.

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 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber 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 & Liability Disclaimer
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber 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. Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber 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 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Web Sites 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 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, USE, OR DATA WHETHER BROUGHT IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH ANY Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber WEB SITE OR THE USE, RELIANCE UPON OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED FROM ANY Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber WEB SITE.

Membership
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber ("Chamber") will consider all applications for membership. Membership in the Chamber is conditioned upon approval of the membership application by the Chamber. If you have applied for membership and membership is declined, your application fee and/or dues will be refunded to you.

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Web Sites are operated from a site in the State of Ohio, 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 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber's Intellectual Property Manager. If you have a question or comment, please contact webmaster@cincinnatichamber.com.

Privacy Policy

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber ("Chamber") is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers’ personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from visitors to our web site, located at www.cincinnatichamber.com. This statement also applies to information we collect in order to process commercial transactions initiated by customers on our web site (including the purchasing or renewing of memberships online).

For a description of how we treat information submitted by our members related to your company’s profile, please refer to our New Member Information form, or, for existing members, our Member Information Update form.

By your use of our web 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.

I. INFORMATION COLLECTED

We collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways. The information we collect depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

If you visit our web site to read or download information, we collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account); the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our web site, and to help us make our web site more useful to visitors.

On your own initiative, you may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example, you may choose to include such information in an electronic mail message or you may subscribe to our e-mail list. Additionally, there may be times when we request that you provide us with personally-identifying information about yourself, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, address, organization name, products/services sold, and/or credit card information. We also maintain a record of your online purchases. However, if you provide us with your credit card information, we will retain only the last four digits of your credit card number and the transaction ID associated with your online purchase.

Whether or not you provide such information is completely your own choice. But if you choose not to provide the information that we request, you may be unable to purchase products or access certain services, offers, and content on the Chamber’s web site. We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us.

II. USE OF INFORMATION

In general, we will only use the information you provide to us for the purpose for which such information was provided. We may also use this information to contact you when necessary; deliver to you information about our company and/or promotional material from some of our partners; and/or perform trend analysis, pattern detection, and web site administration.

Non-personal demographic and profile data is used to tailor your experience at our web site, showing you content in which we think you might be interested. This information may also be shared with advertisers on an aggregate non-personal basis.

We may use personally-identifying information from you to respond to your inquiries or for other internal business purposes, but we do not sell or rent that information to third parties. However, you should be aware that although we have security measures in place (see Section V below), the possibility exists that others will illegally access such information and use it—though any such use would be without our consent.

The Chamber shall have the right to distribute your personally-identifying information to outside processors (e.g. banking service providers). Both the Chamber and its outside processors may (i.) use the information you provide as necessary to process your online purchases; (ii.) maintain the information as long as necessary or as required by law and used internally for record keeping, internal reporting, and support purposes; and (iii.) provide the information as required by law or court order, or to defend our rights in a legal dispute.

III. USE OF IP ADDRESSES

We may use your IP Address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site.

IV. USE OF COOKIES

When you view our web site we might store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. 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. The use of cookies is a widespread-industry practice and many major web sites use cookies.

We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to prevent you from reentering all of your registration data at each connection. Cookies facilitate web surfing by saving visitor preferences and other information. Using a cookie allows record-keeping while you are visiting a web site and saves you the extra effort of entering certain information multiple times in one web site.

Most browsers are configured initially to accept and process cookies. You can configure your browser to refuse cookies. We reserve the right to use cookies in connection with your use of the web site. The web site may write one or more cookies to your computer while you are browsing the web site.

Our web site may display advertisements. Although we do not have access to the information that would confirm whether or not our advertisers use cookies, you should be aware that these advertisements may contain cookies.

V. SECURITY

Our web site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

VI. OTHER WEB SITES; LINKS

Our web site may contain links to other web sites. The Chamber is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

VII. CORRECT; UPDATE

The Chamber allows its users the option to change or modify information previously provided. This may be done by e-mailing the corrected or updated information to info@cincinnatichamber.com.

Unfortunately, to the extent that such information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will reach the other databases. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is removed from or corrected in our records.

VIII. CHOICE; OPT OUT

You may opt-out of receiving communications from our partners, and from us, by logging into your Chamber account area and making appropriate choices on the subscriptions form page, or by sending an e-mail message to info@cincinnatichamber.com.

IX. PUBLIC FORUMS

This web site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

X. CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact us at info@cincinnatichamber.com.

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