Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Website Terms and Conditions of Use


By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Grand Island Chamber of Commerce’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

    1. modify or copy the materials;

    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Grand Island Chamber of Commerce’s website;

    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Grand Island Chamber of Commerce at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.


The materials on Grand Island Chamber of Commerce’s website are provided “as is”. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


In no event shall Grand Island Chamber of Commerce or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Grand Island Chamber of Commerce’s Internet site, even if Grand Island Chamber of Commerce or a Grand Island Chamber of Commerce authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Grand Island Chamber of Commerce’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Grand Island Chamber of Commerce of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce may revise these terms of use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to Grand Island Chamber of Commerce’s website shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Children under Age 13

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce does not knowingly collect any information from children under age thirteen. If you discover that we have collected information from children under age thirteen, please notify us. If a child under age thirteen sends us an email with a question or comment, and we are aware of the child’s age, we will write back using that email address but we will not keep the email address or use it again.

The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Community

The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Community is a private member Site and users must create a profile account for access.

Community Profile Information

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Community users may choose to provide personally identifiable information, e.g., company, name and address, as well as non-personally identifiable information, e.g., hometown, age, type of business. Information in a member’s profile is provided at his or her sole discretion. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce members can control the visibility and information of their profiles by choosing the tab My Profile and submitting changes on the sidebar option Update Profile. These privacy settings are designed to enable users to control how they share and receive their information. While Grand Island Chamber of Commerce takes steps to ensure that Community members use Profile information in a manner consistent with a member’s privacy setting, we cannot guarantee that users will follow these rules, or that any profile visibility steps cannot be circumvented. Therefore, consider this and your privacy settings whenever you provide or share information.

Community Online Discussion Boards

This Site includes online Discussion Boards (forums) and optional social media that users may engage. Users have access to control the level of privacy for each and every post. Online discussions and blog comments are public information. Your discretion is advised.

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce cannot assure the accuracy, efficacy or authenticity of content generated by its users, many of whom are anonymous or have user pen names and with whom Grand Island Chamber of Commerce does not have an official relationship. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce assumes no liability for the outcome of user-to-user communications, dealings, meetings, or other interactions. You are advised to exercise caution for all of your online activities, especially with respect to your private information such as addresses, phone numbers, e-mail, etc.

Community content is posted directly upon submission. Monitoring will be provided to the extent possible by Grand Island Chamber of Commerce representatives. Any content deemed inappropriate or violating the terms and conditions of this website will be subject to immediate removal, and repeat offenders will be blocked from future submissions. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce retains the right, at its sole discretion, to decide what is deemed inappropriate and/or ban individuals whose behavior is deemed inappropriate within the Site. Questionable material or content may be reported to Grand Island Chamber of Commerce using any of the contact methods listed.

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, and its members, staff, and others involved with Grand Island Chamber of Commerce are not and will not be responsible for any misleading, false, or otherwise injurious information and advice communicated in the Discussions nor for any loss or damage suffered by a user through the user’s reliance on information and advice gained through the Site.

Terms of Use Behavior

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Community members are asked to use the common sense courtesy when engaging on the website. Any disregard of the following may be considered a breach of Terms of Use and reason for removal from the site:

  • Do not disrespect the privacy and views of others. Seek to be supportive and helpful;

  • Do not use the Community Forums for commercial purposes, including the promotion of any specific goods or services;

  • Do not post obscene, profane, sexually explicit, libelous, slanderous, defamatory, harmful, threatening, illegal or knowingly false information;

  • Do not post blatant expressions of bigotry, racism or hate, material encouraging conduct that may constitute or contribute to a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any national, state or local law, regulation or authority, or any other material which Grand Island Chamber of Commerce finds objectionable;

  • Do not post any instructional information or messages encouraging or promoting harm to oneself or others or facilitating illegal conduct;

  • Do not use the Community Discussions for unlawful purposes;

  • Do not impersonate another person including, without limitation, a Grand Island Chamber of Commerce representative or agent, another Community member;

  • Do not allow any other person or entity to use your identification to post or view comments; and

  • Do not post material that infringes on the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others or the privacy and publicity rights of others;

  • Do not circumvent or modify or assist any other person in circumventing or modifying any website security technology or software.

  • Do not engage in any activity that involves the use of viruses, bots, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of or access to a computer or a computer network;

  • Do not interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the website or the networks or services connected to the website;

Content Ownership and Copyrights

Content on all Grand Island Chamber of Commerce websites is copyrighted to its author. Use of any content in part or in whole requires permission from the author with the exception of Grand Island Chamber of Commerce authored content.

Content posted under the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce byline on www.gichamber.org only is available for reprint under the Creative Commons Attribution license and requires the following language:  “Reprinted with permission from www.gichamber.org.” Direct URL links to Grand Island Chamber of Commerce blog content is encouraged as long as content does not appear as one’s own work.

Photographs, digital images and writings are subject to copyright laws.


If Grand Island Chamber of Commerce becomes aware that the security of the website is compromised or any nonpublic user information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity or otherwise not in accordance with this Privacy, terms of Use and Commerce Policies, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce will take reasonable measures that it deems appropriate (which may include an internal investigation and reporting, notifying the user, and notifying and cooperating with law enforcement authorities).

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Internet Commerce Policies

Location of Servers and Transfer of Information

Our servers are located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Site or providing your personal information to us, you consent to this transfer and to the collection, storage, processing and use of your personal information in the United States. In addition, our service providers may not be located in your geographic area in the United States. By providing your personal information on the Site, you also consent to the transfer of your data to these service providers.

Shipping Policy

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce direct ships using United Parcel Service (UPS), FedEx and United States Postal Service Office (USPS) as its primary shippers.

Shipping charges are disclosed during the checkout process and may include a nominal handling fee on some items. High volume holidays and inclement winter weather may affect shipping time.

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce shall not be responsible for any losses or damages sustained by the buyer or any other person as a result of use or improper use of products offered on the Site.

Return/Refund Policy:

All sales are final. However, if your products have been damaged in shipment or in production the item will be replaced or purchase refunded.

All damage and shortage claims should be made within 5 days of delivery. If damaged upon arrival you have the right to refuse the order. Call to report damages and obtain a return authorization number.

A copy of the packing slip or the customer receipt must accompany all returns.

A refund will be issued to the original credit card within 1 -2 billing cycles.

You may be requested to return the damaged item for refund.

Online products and services are non-refundable. Your satisfaction is important. Please contact us if you have questions regarding your online programs and services.

Online Payment Security

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to your safe payment transactions on our Site.

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce partners with PayPal for payment of products and services. The customer is provided the option to pay via PayPal account or using a major credit card. The PayPal Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through credit card processing networks. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce endeavor to keep your personal and payment information is safe. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce utilizes Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology through PayPal to encrypt all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the Internet. PCI DSS compliance and and verification is managed by PayPal. Utilizing this schema means that at no time is the customer credit card information resident on the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce website or server.  Users completing orders using PayPal are subject to their Terms of Use available on their website.

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce maintains best practice efforts and reputable partners to safeguard any personal information that you provide through the Sites. Nevertheless, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Transaction Currency

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce transactions are listed and paid in US dollars. Orders are currently only available to the US. When available, orders from outside of the United States may incur additional transaction fees based on the practices of the processor for payment used.


Your questions and comments are important to us! Should you wish to update, correct or delete any information you have provided to us, please contact Grand Island Chamber of Commerce:

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
1870 Whitehaven Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
Phone: 716.773.3651 8:30am – 5pm EST Monday – Friday
E-mail: info@gichamber.org
Visit: https://gichamber.org