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Privacy Policy

This is the web site of Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.

Our postal address is
500 E Main St Suite 700
Norfolk, VA 23510

We can be reached via e-mail at info@hrccva.com
or you can reach us by telephone at (757) 622-2312

At the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce your privacy and information is of utmost importance. The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce 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. 

Website Visitors

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes no information regarding the domain or e-mail address.

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our news areas, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

We only use return email addresses to answer the email requests we receive. These email addresses are not 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.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by calling us at the above telephone number or if a member of our organization, go to the Members Only section, login and change your email preferences.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line.

With respect to cookies: The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce 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. 

The Chamber reviews the number of "hits," "unique visitors," "pageviews," 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. 

With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

Event Registrations/Membership Renewals

If you choose to register for events, or join/renew your membership by using your credit card on our web site, 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.

Links

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

Database Information

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce maintains an up-to-date Chamber membership database on a secure server. 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. This being said, on the chamber website, members contact names, addresses, websites, phone numbers and emails (if member wishes to be published) are available online in the accessible membership directory. For printed publications such as the Chamber 's quarterly membership directory, member businesses will be listed with web sites. Email addresses will not be listed in printed communications. The Chamber does not provide the entire membership database on CD. It does provide, however, the printed membership directory to non-members free of charge and to non-members for a fee.

Other Information

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.