General Policies


The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce seeks to safeguard the privacy of our website users.  By accessing this website, you agree to the policies as posted herein.   Your payment and personal information is always safe. The Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software used by our credit card processor is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions.  It encrupts all of your peronsal information, including credit card number, name and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.

 

Consumer Data Privacy Policy:


This chamber respects our Web site visitors’ right to privacy online. We will not sell or rent personal information to other companies for use in selling products or services.  This chamber uses information for general purposes such as fulfilling your requests for publications and providing anonymous reporting for internal and external purposes.

We may communicate with Web site visitors via e-mail or other online delivery devices only if the Web site visitor agrees to receive those communications. When requesting information from lodging properties, our office shares information with chamber member businesses that can provide you with additional information about lodging and recreation opportunities via e-mail and postal mail.

Visitors who believe they are receiving our communications in error or no longer desire to receive them should inform us and we will remove those names from our mailing lists.

Refund Policy

Membership Dues:  Payment of membership dues is due at time of application or at the beginning of your renewal year.  Dues are considered non-refundable.   For companies choosing the monthly credit card payment option, membership will automatically renew at the end of 12 months and monthly billing will continue until the chamber is notified in writing to discontinue.

Event Attendance:  Registration fees to attend events where a meal and/or materials are to be provided will be refunded if cancellation is received 72 hours in advance and during normal business hours. 

Sponsorship/Advertising:  The chamber does not offer refunds on any sponsorship or advertising.

Chamber Marketing Info:  No returns will be allowed or refunds on orders for the chamber's mailing list, either in label, disc or email format once the mailing has been mailed, delivered or picked up by the member or representative ordering the information.

Shipping Policy:  There is no shipping method as the nature of our sales are for services rendered, not tangible products; however, in the rare case of a tangible product sold, the chamber will advise the purchaser in advance of applicable shipping costs.