Our ByLaws

Chamber Member Bylaws

Renewals and Dues

All members must renew membership one year after their initial enrollment. Failure to do so will result in a termination of said membership.

Conduct During Meetings

  • Be professional and please limit your use of profanity, derogatory talk, gossip, and other negative communication.
  • Tip the wait staff well and be polite at all times to the hosting staff/venues.
  • Please wear professional attire that corresponds to your industry. Remember first impressions go a long way.
  • Be polite and welcoming to all other members and all visitors regardless of personal conflict, conflicting industries, etc.
  • Follow the instructions/directions of the event host at all times.

Chamber Board of Director Bylaws

Needed to authorize a purchase

Any purchase over $150 needs a majority vote by the Board of Directors.

Replace Board Member

The Board of Directors must have a majority vote to remove a current Board Member. The Board must also have a majority vote to add a new Board Member.

Board Member Requirements

Must attend 3/4 Quarterly Board Meetings. Must adhere to all Ethics Policies. Must not engage in any form of inappropriate communication or actions with a member or visitor, as deemed by a Board vote.

Free Memberships

Free Memberships are awarded to the following: Board Members, and Ambassadors. All other free memberships must be approved by a Board vote.

Chamber Refund & Privacy Policies

Refund Policy

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce does not issue refunds without Board Member approval via vote. If you sign up your membership is ended before your it expires for any reason, we will issue a statement of credit for the remaining months you are entitled to.

Information Privacy Policy

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safest online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the GBN website and governs data collection and usage. By using the GBN website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Security of your Personal Information

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Our SSL certificate is provided by Comodo.

Collection of your Personal Information

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, addresses, or telephone number.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce and the marketing partners of the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce (Google Analytics, Stingray Branding, and other third-party marketing companies). This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by us to provide general statistics regarding use of the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through our public message boards, referral systems, or other information input systems this information may be collected and used by others.

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from North Charleston Chamber of Commerce so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce owned/operated websites.[/accordion]

Use of your Personal Information

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce collects and uses your personal information to operate the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce website and deliver the services you have requested. The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates. The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce, in order to determine what The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce pages, or register with The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce site or services, a cookie helps The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce to recall your specific information on following visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce services or Web sites you visit.

The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce welcomes your comments regarding these policies. If you believe that The North Charleston Chamber of Commerce or its’ members/leaders have not adhered to these policies, please contact Stingray Branding at info@stingraybranding.com.
Updated August 2016. All Rights Reserved.