Privacy Policy

Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Diversity Bridge Privacy Policy

When visiting or using the features and services offered on www.diversitybridge.org (the “Website”) provided by the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, we may request and/or otherwise collect certain information from you. This Privacy Policy describes what information about your business and other information that may be collected by the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and how such information is used and disclosed by Columbus Chamber of Commerce.  This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on-line through the Website.

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 (e.g., 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.

Business Information and Personal Information

1. When you register and create a profile on the Website, we collect the following categories about you and/or your business: your name, organization name, email, mailing address, phone number, fax number, tax or employment identification number, category of minority business and other general information about your business (such as products and services offered, number of employees, years in business, annual revenues, etc).

2. We may also collect any personal information that you include in any email correspondence with us.


Use and Disclosure of Your Information

1. The information collected on our Website will not be sold or rented to third parties.
2. Any information you provide on this Website is used to enable us to provide services and features offered on the Website, to respond to your inquiries or requests, to promote this Website and/or the services and features provided by the Website and to support the mission of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce (including, without limitation, providing aggregate information about the membership directory and other listings).

3. Information made available on the membership directory (including any personal and/or other contact information) may be accessed, viewed and downloaded by other registered members of the Website.

4. Information provided on the common certification questionnaires and certification application will be disclosed to the certification agency(ies) that you designate.

5. 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, protect the users of our Website or the public, or resolve any type of dispute.


Updating Your Information

You can update your registration information or the information that appears in the directory by clicking on “My Diversity Bridge” and making the applicable changes.  Additionally you can make changes to your registration information or directory information or remove your profile from the directory by contacting us using the contact information we provide in the “Questions” section below.


On our 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 our Website.  We use cookies to help deliver a better and more personalized experience on our Website and to remember you when you return to our Website.


For your convenience, our Website may contain links to other sites or other advertising of third party sites, products or services.  We are not responsible for and do not endorse the privacy practices or the content of any such sites, products or services.


You will have the ability to select and use a password to help prevent the unauthorized access 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 people.  Additionally, we use SSL encryption technology to provide security while information is being transmitted over the Internet.  While we implement the above security measures on this Website, you should be aware that 100% security is not always possible.

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.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or the practices of this Website please contact us at:

Columbus Chamber
150 S. Front Street, Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
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Effective Date:  October 2, 2007

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