The Southbridge Business Partnership (SBP) is a membership organization and considers the privacy of visitors to our website to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes the types of information that is collected and recorded, and how we may use it.

The main purpose of our website is to introduce the Southbridge Business Partnership to viewers. In addition, we want to share the organization's activities, explain the benefits of membership, and to allow you to join. Further, it is a means to communicate to our existing membership.

The online membership process will collect full name, business affiliation, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Data collected from members' visits will be used to assess the functionality of the SBP's website in order to enhance the user experience.

Log Data Files
Like most other websites, the SBP makes use of log data files. These files log visitors to the site - usually a standard procedure for hosting companies - and are a part of Google and Facebook analytics which are collected (be aware that Google and Facebook have their own privacy policies). The information inside the log files includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies? Third parties, including Google and Facebook, may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. You can find out more information about targeted advertising and your options to opt-out at these links: and

Third Party Privacy Policies
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. SBP's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. You may find a comprehensive listing of these privacy policies and their links here: and

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms. Contact If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at