Privacy Policy


HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE is Committed to Guard Your Privacy

This site is owned and operated by the Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce; from now on we will refer to it as HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE, we want to make your experience online is satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

INFORMATION HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE GATHERS AND TRACKS

You can browse our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us.

All HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE’s services are optional; if you do not wish to provide Personal Information, you may simply decline to take advantage of that service.

When you visit HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE’s Web site you provide us with two types of information: personal information that is collected by us upon registration and Web Site use information collected by us as you interact with our Web Site.

At the time you register to become a Registered User of the Site, you will be asked to fill out a registration form which requires you provide required information such as your username, a password, your name, e-mail address and other personal information (gender and birthday) that it is optional. As a registered member of our site, you give us permission to store Personal Information about you.

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE also gathers information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our forum, distance learning program, sponsorship program, partner program and from participation in polls and surveys.

If you use HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE’s forum or submit a review to a product on HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE’s Web site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

Children

Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE.com.

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE gathers statistical information through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by implementing web analytics throughout our site. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE funds comes mainly from sponsorships, memberships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to improve our service and to promote special offers among members. Under no circumstances does HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Usage tracking

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE tracks user or member traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE does break down overall usage statistics according to a user or member’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user or member’s browser).

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users or members enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users or members. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users/members like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users/members read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

Service Providers

DEIPI.COM LLC provides the web hosting service and the e-commerce tool for the e-marketplace used by HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE.

Cookies

We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE uses cookies to track user/member traffic patterns (as described above). Our advertising system delivers a one-time cookie to better track ad impressions and click rates.

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE uses the tracking technology provided by Google Analytics to improve the site’s performance. Google Analytics is software that generates web-site metrics. Analytics can calculate the most popular pages, how long the typical person stays on the typical page, how many times files are accessed, how many unique IP addresses access the site, how many pages are served, the percentage of people who “bounce” or leave the site from a particular page, and thus the percentage of people who explore the site more deeply. No personally identifiable information is gathered in conjunction with Google Analytics.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to participate actively in message boards, forums, member programs, polling and surveys.

Privacy Policy Use

How the information you gather is used if relevant.

USE OF INFORMATION

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE uses any information voluntarily given by our users/members to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users/members.

As stated above, we use information that users/members voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users/members to participate in polls, surveys, forums, member programs, member services, sponsor program and partner program. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners without the explicit consent of the member.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users/members like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users/members read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users/members. But we don't track which terms a particular user/members enters.

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. We do not sell, rent, trade or exchange any personally-identifying information of our Users. We may share certain aggregate information based on analysis of Collected Information with our partners, customers, advertisers or potential Users.

We may use your Collected Information to execute marketing campaigns, promotions or advertising messages on behalf of third parties; however, in these circumstances, your Collected Information will not be disclosed to such third parties unless you respond to the marketing, promotion or advertising message. We will not disclose any information about any individual user/member except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users/members or the public.

SHARING OF THE INFORMATION

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience's demographics. This is essential to keeping our organization operating. We will not share information about individual users/members with any third party.

LINKS

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE contains links to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE.

ACCOUNT PROTECTION

Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not disclose your HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE and change your password.

CHANGING OR REMOVING INFORMATION

You can see, review and change most of your personal information by signing on to HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE. Once you log in to your account, you can modify your contact information clicking at the “user profile” link, modify your password by clicking at the “change password” link or edit your profile going to “Member’s properties” and then clicking at the “Edit Member’s Profile” link. Generally, we will not manually modify your personal information because it is very difficult to verify your identity remotely. You must promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Once you make a public posting, you may not be able to change or remove it.

Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE User Agreement, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.

SECURITY

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our users/members.

HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE’s Web site uses SSL encryption to transmit sensitive information.

OPT-OUT POLICY

We give users/members options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:

  • Opting not to register to receive information related to services and products offered by HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE. If you don’t want to receive information related to services and products offered by HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE is very simple, just avoid accepting the “Please send me information related to services and products offered by HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE” option showed during the Sing Up process. If for some reason you end up getting an unwanted e-mail from HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE please submit your case through our contact form selecting the message type that says “Complaints about unwanted e-mail, fraud or bad products”. You will hear back from us within 1-2 business days. You can also send an e-mail to info@HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE.com with the subject “UNSUBSCRIBE” and your username in the body of the message.
  • Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users/members.YOUR CONSENT

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. All amended terms automatically take effect after they are initially posted on the Site.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. For further information, about any of the information in this Statement, please contact HISCEC - HISPANIC CHAMBER OF E-COMMERCE at contact@hiscec.com

Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste. 205 San Diego, CA 92111

Customer Service Department: Telephone: 1 (858) 768-2483

Our current Statement was last updated April 15, 2013.