West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Privacy Policy

The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDMCOC) is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our members and visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information. By engaging with WDMCOC, you agree to the practices described in this policy.

Information Collection

WDMCOC may collect personal information from our members, sponsors, and visitors in various ways, including but not limited to when they visit our website, register for events, subscribe to our newsletters, or engage with our services. The types of personal information we may collect include, but are not limited to:

  • Contact Information: Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.
  • Demographic Information: Age, gender, and other relevant data.
  • Professional Information: Job titles, company names, and industry details.
  • Financial Information: Payment information for event registrations, sponsorships, and membership dues.

Use of Information

WDMCOC uses the collected information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and manage our services, events, and programs.
  • To communicate with members, sponsors, and visitors regarding updates, news, and events.
  • To process transactions and manage accounts.
  • To improve our services, website, and marketing efforts.
  • To comply with legal obligations and protect the rights and safety of our organization and members.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

WDMCOC is dedicated to maintaining the confidentiality of your information. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties, except in the following circumstances:

  • Sponsorship Packages: As part of sponsorship agreements, WDMCOC may share contact information with sponsors if it is explicitly guaranteed through the terms of sponsorship. Sponsors are contractually obligated to use this information solely for the agreed purposes and are prohibited from further sharing or using the information beyond the scope of the sponsorship agreement.
  • Service Providers: We may share information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you. These service providers are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential and secure and to use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • Legal Requirements: WDMCOC may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect and defend our rights or property, or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our members or the public.

Data Security

WDMCOC implements a variety of security measures to protect your personal information. We use secure servers, encryption, and other technologies and procedures to safeguard your data against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Data Retention

WDMCOC retains your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. When your information is no longer needed, we will securely dispose of it.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, update, correct, or delete your personal information held by WDMCOC. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable laws.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

WDMCOC reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on our website, and the date of the latest revision will be indicated. Your continued use of our services following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at: info@wdmchamber.org.


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