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OUR ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY Effective Date: 11/18/2014

At American Chamber of Commerce Resources (ACCR) we value your trust. We want you to know how we collect, use, and protect information about our online guests. This privacy policy will tell you what information we collect through the and websites (“Websites”) and how we use it.

What information do we collect about our guests?

You can shop at with confidence. We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards and electronic check payments safely and securely for our customers.

The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks. See an online payments diagram to see how it works.

The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions, Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information, Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.

Note: ACCR also processes all orders through Pay Pal. Your complete credit card information is not recorded on the Websites (we receive only the last four digits of the card number for our records). Neither do we have access to the complete credit card number on our Pay Pal seller account. Therefore, we do not store your credit card information in our customer database. Pay Pal uses Secure Sockets Layering (SSL) to encrypt your personal credit card information before it travels over the Internet. To review Pay Pal’s privacy policy, please visit the Pay Pal website at and click on the link for the privacy policy from the home page.

You may be required to establish a user account in order to access all areas of the Websites. If you voluntarily decide to establish a user account, we will retain your username and password only for purposes of authenticating you when you log in.

Why do we collect this information?

We collect this information so we can fulfill orders placed on the Websites and contact you for customer service/support purposes. We may send users, via email or other means, information relating to the Websites and/or information on specials, new products, and/or promotions. The information described in these messages is intended to be of a high interest or value to our users. If you wish to opt-out of receiving emails marketing new products or services, please use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email to request that opt-out. ACCR will never request your password, user name, credit card information or other personal information through e-mail. This practice is called “phishing,” a scam designed to steal your personal information. If you receive an e-mail asking you for your personal information that looks like it came from ACCR, do not respond.


We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact on our Websites. For example, like many other websites, we use “cookies.” “Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser.

Why do we collect this information?

We use cookies to enhance the users experience on our Websites. This allows our Websites to recognize you while you use the Websites. Cookies make sure the correct items remain in your cart, even when you navigate away from the Websites. If you establish a user login name, cookies also allow you to remain logged-in when you return to our Websites.

Google Analytics

Our Websites have Google Analytics enabled. That means we have the ability to track information about our Websites’ usability. Although we do not track individual users on the Websites, your information helps to paint a larger picture of how the Websites are being used.

Why do we collect this information?

This information is used for our own internal purposes, such as analyzing the usage of the Websites in order to improve them.

Do our Websites share information they receive?

We may share identifying information with regulatory or other legal authorities if requested to do so by a court or other government or law enforcement authority. If we work with your State Chamber of Commerce, we also share your information with them. In all other cases, your information is used only by ACCR and is private.

We do not sell your information to anyone.


Our Websites are not intended for use by children age 13 or under, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from or relating to children.

Correcting and updating information

The information collected by the Websites is used to process your order. If changes are needed to the information provided, please contact one of our customer service representatives toll-free at (312) 960-9400.

Your consent

By using our Websites, you consent to our use of information that is collected or submitted as described in this online privacy policy. We may make changes or add to this privacy policy so we encourage you to review it periodically.


If you have concerns regard the misuse of personal information, please do not hesitate to call us toll-free at (312) 960-9400. We are happy to answer your questions and trouble-shoot.