Abilene Chamber of Commerce
Data Collection, Management & Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our website for an event, sign-up for emails, respond to a survey, register for a door prize, or fill out a form.

When registering on our website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number and credit card information.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To process transactions.
  • We may share or sell information mailing information with third parties for marketing purposes without your consent.
  • To send periodic emails.
  • If you join the Chamber, you will receive emails that may include Chamber and community news, updates, related membership information, etc.
  • It is policy that the Chamber does not share email lists with anyone outside our organization.

Note:  If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, please contact us at info@abilenechamber.com with Opt Out as the subject line

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.

All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via encrypted transmission technology and then encrypted at our payment gateway providers’ database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days.

We do not list home addresses on website for home-based businesses.

We do not share email lists with third parties even for a fee.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites’ or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operation our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.

We do provide the names of the inquirers for Relocation/Newcomer packets to the members who sponsor the service.

Your consent

By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy at any time and will post the updated policy on our website.

Contacting us

If there are any question about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at 325-677-7241 or by mail at P. O. Box 2281, Abilene, TX  79604.