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Privacy Policy

    Welcome to Corpus Christi Human Resource Management Association (CCHRMA), an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Our websites are available to all visitors, although some content and features are restricted to CCHRMA members.

    Throughout our website, there are forms for visitors to request information, products, and services. These forms may ask for contact information (such as your phone number or e-mail address), unique identifiers (usually your SHRM membership number, if one is available), financial information (such as your credit card number), or demographic information (for example, your age, location, PHR/SPHR designation, etc.). Contact information from these forms is used to provide the products, promotional materials, or memberships that you request. Forms on our site that request financial information do so in order to bill you for products or services ordered. Unique identifiers (specifically, your SHRM member number) are collected from website visitors to verify the user's identity for access to restricted content or features on the site.

    This Online Privacy Policy discloses CCHRMA's privacy practices and contains detailed information about the following:

    1. What information of yours does CCHRMA collect?
    2. How does CCHRMA use the information it collects?
    3. How can you modify your CCHRMA member information?
    4. What is the opt-out policy for CCHRMA Online?
    5. What types of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?

    All products and services on our websites are made available subject to this Privacy Policy. By using the products and services, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

    Questions regarding this statement should be directed to:

    Corpus Christi Human Resource Management Association
    PO Box 9064
    Corpus Christi, TX 78469

    CCHRMA will update this policy from time to time, so please check back periodically. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will prominently post such changes prior to implementing them.

    Frequently-Asked Questions

    1. What information of yours does CCHRMA collect?

    Information collected online is usually defined as being either anonymous or personally identifiable.

    Anonymous information refers to data that cannot be tied back to a specific individual. Personally identifiable information refers to data that tells us specifically who you are (e.g., your name and postal address). You are only required to provide such information if you want to take advantage of optional products and services provided through our website(s).

    CCHRMA collects personal information in the following ways from different parts of its website(s):

    1. CCHRMA Membership Applications: You are sharing personally identifiable information, including your name and mailing address, with us when you join SHRM or renew your SHRM membership through our website(s). SHRM members are given a SHRM membership number, and this member ID and password enables members to take advantage of restricted content and features on SHRM Online.
    2. Other Registration: You may be asked for personal information when registering for specific services. For example, if you participate in events such as Career Expo, Best Places to Work, or the Employment Law Symposium, you will be asked to provide your e-mail address.
    3. Online Purchases: We also ask for personal information when you make a purchase or registration for an event. All purchases made on our website are handled via PayPal Pro user agreement.

    2. How does SHRM use the information it collects?

    CCHRMA collects information to provide you with the services you request and to improve our website(s).

    If you join CCHHRMA or renew your SHRM membership through our website(s), and/or register for any of our CCHRMA events we use the personally identifiable information you provide in the membership application to send you CCHRMA publications, information about member benefits and special offers, and other information that CCHRMA and/or SHRM believes is relevant and useful to its members.

    Information gathered on the CCHRMA website may be provided to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) upon written request.  CCHRMA does not sell any information collected to outside vendors.

    CCHRMA may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide information on individual users to the appropriate governmental authorities. In matters involving a danger to personal or public safety, CCHRMA may voluntarily provide information to appropriate governmental authorities.

    3. How can CCHRMA members modify their personal information?

    SHRM members have the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.



    Send mail to the following postal address: CCHRMA, PO Box 9064, Corpus Christi  TX 78469 Attn: Membership Chair.

    4. What is the opt-out policy for CCHRMA?

    CCHRMA provides members and customers the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners. If you no longer wish to receive specific communications or services, you have the following options:

    You can send an e-mail to:,

    Visit: and log into your personal account to select opt out.

    You can send mail to the following postal address: SHRM CCHRMA, PO Box 9064, Corpus Christi  TX 78469 Attn: Membership Chair.

    5. What kinds of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?

    CCHRMA has security measures, such as firewalls, in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we take reasonable precautions to prevent such unfortunate occurrences. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as your credit card number, collected for a commerce transaction is encrypted prior to transmission.  We also ensure our vendors such as PayPal and SHRM have instituted similar privacy practices.

    You are ultimately responsible for the security of your user ID and password. You may not share your user ID and password with colleagues or friends so they can access content or features on CCHRMA that are restricted to CCHRMA members only. You should log out of your browser at the end of each computer session to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence, especially if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.

    Privacy Policy Effective June, 2012.