ColumbusInternships.com Privacy Policy

Overview

When visiting or using the features and services offered at www.columbusinternships.com (“Website”), provided by the Columbus Chamber of Commerce (“we”, “us”, or “our”), we may request and/or otherwise collect certain information from you. This Privacy Policy is intended to describe what information may be collected by us and how we use and disclose such information. This Privacy Policy applies only to the information collected online through this Website.


Information We Collect

1. Navigational Information

We may gather navigational information during each user’s visit to the Website. In the process of gathering navigational information, non-personally identifiable information (i.e., domain type, browser version, service provider and IP address) may be collected. Such information may be gathered by us to learn more about the technical efficiencies of the Website (such as the time it takes a visitor to connect to the Website or download pages) and the use of the Website by visitors, including the areas of the Website that are most visited or the time of a last visit to a page on the Website. We use this information to better understand and improve a visitor's experience at the Website.

2. Business Information and Personal Information

When you register and create an account on the Website, we collect the following categories of information about you and/or your business: your name, organization name, email address(es), mailing address, telephone number(s), education information, resume, internship program information, and any other information you may choose to provide. We may also collect any personal information that you include when you contact us.


How We Use and Disclose Your Information

Any personally identifiable information you provide to the Columbus Chamber of Commerce is used to enable us to deliver services you requested and to respond to your questions. The Columbus Chamber of Commerce may also use this information to contact you and deliver information that may be targeted to your interests such as relevant internship postings or services. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you may opt out of any further receipt by following the opt out provisions provided in each such communication.

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce does not sell or rent any of the personal information collected from you to third parties. However, we may use third parties to provide specific services, such as maintaining the Website. These third parties may have access to and use of the information collected from you in order to perform services for us.

Employers should be aware that personal contact information is available to students. Students should be aware that employers will have access to their personal information (such as by viewing resumes). This may result in unsolicited messages from third parties for which the Columbus Chamber of Commerce is not responsible.

If we were ever merged with, acquired by or acquire another business entity, some or all of the personal information collected about you would be shared with this entity, as well as retained by us.

You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of the Website or the public.


Cookies

On this Website, we use a browser feature known as a cookie. A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies are used to pass information as you go through the pages within this Website. We use cookies to help deliver a better and more personalized experience on the Website and to remember you when you return to the Website.


Privacy of Children

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce does not knowingly collect or maintain information provided by children under the age of 13.


Links

For your convenience, our Website may contain links to other sites, including links to employers’ sites. We are not responsible for and do not endorse the privacy practices or the content of any such sites.


Changes to This Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting revisions on our Website. Should there be a material change to our information collection and use practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going-forward basis.


Security

You will have the ability to select and use a password to help prevent the unauthorized access to your account information by others. The security of your personal information depends on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorized persons. While we implement the above security measures on the Website, you should be aware that 100% security is not always possible.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or about our activities, please contact us at:

Columbus Chamber
150 South Front St., Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-221-1321