Privacy Policy

We care about protecting the personal information of our visitors who use our website.  This privacy policy provides details about how your personal information is collected, shared and used by us as described further below. This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for only. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site and does not cover how our Users may use or share data that they collect viewing our site.

Withdrawal of Consent/Unsubscribe

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy or wish to withdraw your consent/unsubscribe at any time, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (850) 697-2585 or via email We will erase/inactivate the personal information we hold about you from our databases.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out/unsubscribe of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via email or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to provide service or information requested.  Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new benefits or services, or changes to this privacy policy.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18.  If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without such parent or guardian’s consent, he or she should contact us.  If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.

What We Collect and How We Use Your Information

We have a legitimate interest in running a successful and efficient business and in providing you with services and useful content, and we use the information we collect, both on its own and combined with any other information we collect about you, for the following purposes:

  • To provide the requested service/information to you;
  • To provide you with useful content on our website;
  • To offer and improve our membership benefits;
  • To facilitate your movement through our website;
  • To do a better job of advertising and marketing our chamber;
  • To advertise and market third party member products and services;
  • In connection with our security and compliance programs;
  • To administer our website;
  • To communicate with you;
  • To target prospective members and visitors with our services and community;
  • To assist us in offering you a personalized experience or otherwise tailor our services to you; and
  • As otherwise described in this privacy policy.

On our website, when you request information, sign up to receive our Newsletter, or register to participate in one of our event(s), we obtain information you provide such as your name, company name, email address, phone number, mailing address, and other information that does not link to the identity of any individual.  We collect this data solely to provide for the service/registration you have requested.

Payment information that you provide to us for membership investments (or otherwise) is serviced by way of a third-party provider, described below and will only be used to facilitate payment for Chamber services/events.  To insure accuracy and professional level service, your telephone conversations with us may be monitored or recorded.  All photographs/videos taken at public and Chamber events are property of the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce and may not be copied, remixed, transformed, redistributed, or built upon in any medium or format, for commercial purposes, without the written consent of the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce.

Sharing with Third Party Service Providers and Vendors

We enter into contracts with carefully selected third parties so that they can assist us in servicing you (for example, providing you with a service or fulfilling an information request; providing us with information technology and storage services, credit/debit card transactions) or to assist us in our own marketing and advertising activities (including providing us with analytic information and search engine optimization services).  Our contracts with such third parties prohibit them from using any of your personal information for any purpose beyond the purpose for which it was shared.

We share aggregated demographic information with our partners, members and advertisers in aggregated and anonymized formats to produce reports on trends and statistics, to improve marketing efforts on behalf of our members and the community. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Information from Third Parties

For information we receive about you from a third party (ex: social media), you will need to follow the instructions from that party for updating your information and changing your privacy settings, where available.  Privacy choices you have made on any third-party site will not apply to our use of the information we have collected directly through our website.

Corporate Reorganizations

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets, or other similar sale transaction, your information will be transferred as part of that transaction.  We will notify you by email, snail mail and/or a prominent notice on our website of any such transfer and any choices you may have regarding your information.

Security and Authorized users

The transmission of information via the internet, email or text message is not completely secure. Once we receive your information, we take organizational and technical precautions to protect your information, but we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted; any transmission is at your own risk.  When you submit sensitive information we will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, access or modification both online and offline.  In order for us to provide services to you, your personal information will be transferred to, and stored at/processed in the United States.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or member services) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.


We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site.  Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.  Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.


This web site contains links to other sites and information that we have no control over. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites, and therefore, we make no guarantees concerning such sites and information including the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any such sites and information.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Retention of Personal Information

We retain your personal information to provide services to you and as otherwise necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.  We will retain your personal information for no more than seven years following the latest of the date which you request to withdraw your consent/unsubscribe for Newsletter and other emails or terminate your Membership.

Withdrawal of Consent

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy or wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (850) 697-2585 or via email We will erase the personal information we hold about you from our database.

Legal Process

Lastly, if legally required to do so, or if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary, we may disclose your personal information to courts of law, law enforcement authorities and other relevant third parties, such as internet service providers, to conduct an investigation, respond to a third party or law enforcement subpoena or court order, bring legal action, prevent harm to others or pursue other relief when you or a third party may be violating federal, state, local or other applicable law or causing injury or other harm to, or otherwise violating the property or other legal rights, of us, members, or third parties.

The Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce uses its best efforts to maintain this website, but makes no guarantees concerning the information contained therein.  This includes accuracy of content.  The Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for the results of any defects or misinformation that may be found to exist in this site, or any lost profits or any other consequential damages that may result from such defects or misinformation.  You should not assume this website is error free.  We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently.  In the future, if we decide to change this privacy policy in any material way, we will post a notice on the website, and send by email/or snail mail.