Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how OhioCCC.org (the “Site”) collects, uses, protects or otherwise handles your Personally Identifiable Information.

What personal information do we collect from the people who visit OhioCCC.org?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, and other contact and/or payment details to help you register for a subscription, purchase service packages, and/or use Site services.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, provide us with feedback on our products or services, fill out a form, comment on a blog post or enter other information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other Site features in the following ways:

• To quickly process your transactions.
• To deliver Site services.
• To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To improve our Site in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other Site feature.
• To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products.
• To follow up after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).
• To notify you of news and/or or promotional offers relating to the OhioCCC.org Site and/or other sites operated by the Ohio Regional Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, LLC.
• To share offers and/or promotions from third parties relating to the legal cannabis industry that you may find valuable.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures when a User places an order and/or enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of our Users’ personal information.

• An external PCI-compliant payment gateway handles all electronic payment transactions.
• The servers on which our Site is hosted are located in a hardened data center physically protected by 24×7 human security and video surveillance, biometrics, and other access-control systems.
• OhioCCC.org is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, and data is served over a secure connection.
• The Site is protected by security software and is regularly scanned for viruses and malware.
• Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a Site or its service provider(s) transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enable the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your Site experience more efficient may not function properly.

We use cookies to:
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
• Understand and save users’ preferences for future visits.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile aggregate data about Site traffic and Site interactions in order to offer better Site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

Third-party disclosure

Except in the course of providing our services, we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information without advance notice. This does not include Site hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We may use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our Site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding User interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

This Site is intended for use by adults over the age of 18. We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action: should a data breach occur, we will notify you via email within 7 business days.

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN-SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
• Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
• Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or Site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Opting Out

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from OhioCCC.org and/or the Ohio Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, you can follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from all marketing correspondence, However, we may still send system notifications if there are transactions pending. Please allow up to 14 days for us to process your request.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us online, or reach us via mail using the information below.

The Ohio Cannabis Chamber of Commerce
8235 Old Troy Pike PMB#125
Huber Heights, OH 45424

This Privacy Policy was updated March 13, 2019