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  • Website Policies

     

    The website of the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce has been established for public use. Its purpose is to enhance communication within the business community of the greater Pickerington and Violet Township area, and to open communication between this business community and the national business community as a whole. The website www.pickeringtonchamber.com is owned and operated by the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce. By accessing the website, www.pickeringtonchamber.com, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.

    Users of the website

    The Chamber website is for communication purposes only, and any person or organization using the site should do their own due diligence evaluation of prospective business relationships. The continual verification of all of the data listed on the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce would be impossible, the Chamber does not warrant the accuracy of information contained on this website, or any of the link thereto. Users of the website should conduct their own due diligence evaluation of the accuracy of data contained on the site. Finally, the Chamber does not have the ability to screen the information or protect users from potential viruses on other websites linked from this site. Users of this website agree they do so at their own risk, and understand that it is their responsibility to maintain appropriate virus control and anti-spyware programs when visiting this site or any other site on the internet.  

  • Privacy Policy Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from you, a user of our www.PickeringtonChamber.com site. This privacy policy applies to the site and all products and services offered by the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce.

    We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site. Registered visitors may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Casual, unregistered visitors to our site visit anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. You can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent you from engaging in certain site related activities.

    Online Security Online Security

    Your payment and personal information is always safe.  We use secure pages to ensure that the information sent between your computer and our system is secure. We use the Secure Service Layer (SSL) encryption software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions.  SSL encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.

    Refund Policy Refund Policy

    Event Fees:
    The Pickerington Area Chamber's policy is to require payment in advance for admission to all Chamber events. Event fees are refundable only if a cancellation notice is received by the Pickerington Area Chamber 24 hours in advance of the event date via phone, email, or in person. Reservation and refund deadlines are stated on the website registration form associated with the event. Attendees, who register, but do not attend, will be invoiced as if the event was attended. Attendees who cancel after the reservation deadline will be invoiced and held responsible for the event fee. However, in case of unusual or unavoidable circumstances, Chamber staff may provide credit toward future events, with each request being determined on a case-by-case basis.

    Membership Dues:
    Payment for membership dues in the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce is due at the time of application or at the beginning of your renewal month.  Membership dues are not refundable.

    Sponsorships:
    The Chamber does not offer refunds on any sponsorship.

    Advertising:
    No refunds are available once an advertisement is scheduled.

    Cookies Cookies

    Our Site may use "cookies" (small pieces of information stored on your computer) to enhance User experience. Cookies allow us to track your use of our Site  - the pages you visit and the links you click. We do not use cookies to collect any type of personal information or to extract information from your computer. You may choose to set your browser to refuse cookies. If you do so, some parts of the Site may not work correctly. 

  • Your Personal Information Your Personal Information

    We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

    How We Use Collected Information How We Use Collected Information

    The Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

    • To improve customer service
      The information you provide helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
    • To personalize user experience
      We may use aggregate information to better understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
    • To improve our Site
      We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
    • To process payments
      We use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
    • To send periodic emails
      We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.