TERMS & CONDITIONS
The Small Business in Transportation Coalition ("SBTC") is a 501(c)(6) business league under the Internal Revenue Code operating as a transportation industry trade group. Membership is voluntary. The SBTC is a network of transportation professionals, associations, and industry suppliers that is on the front lines when it comes to issues that affect transportation professionals in small business. We seek to promote and protect the interests of small businesses in the transportation industry. We support teamwork, cooperation, transparency, and partnerships among truckers, carriers, brokers, and shippers and seek to promote ethical business practices and do business with the utmost integrity. We are not a law firm and we do not provide legal advice. By using this website, you agree to hold SBTC and its owners, directors, officers, agents and employees harmless and free from any and all litigation that may arise from the use of this website. All membership sales are final and there are no refunds or cancellations possible. You understand and agree that you are signing up for a one year membership. If you submit an order directing us to automatically renew you, your credit card will be automatically charged at the end of your 12 month membership period in accordance with the "Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act'' ("ROSCA"). You agree you are giving your "express informed consent" to the auto renewal by virtue of clicking the green check out button and placing your original order for membership and the automatic renewal at the same time and are expressing your desire to order the original membership and the renewal membership when you affirmatively click the green check out button and you agree you are duly informed in accordance with ROSCA.
In the event you opt to participate in the automatic Membership SafeRenew renewal program, you understand and agree that the SBTC will renew your membership until you cancel; you may cancel the upcoming membership renewal on or before December 31 by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are still in our SafeRenew database as of January 1st, you will be charged for the renewal. You will not be able to cancel until the following year (before December 31). If you submit an order directing us to automatically renew you, your credit card will be automatically charged with notice on or after January 1st in accordance with the "Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act'' ("ROSCA"). You agree you are giving your "express informed consent" by selecting yes from the drop down box and clicking the green check out button. You are then placing your original membership order and the automatic renewal order at the same time and are expressing your desire to order the original membership and the renewal membership when you affirmatively click the green check out button. You further agree you are duly informed in accordance with ROSCA. Alternatively, you may choose to order a membership for one year only by choosing "No, thank you" from the SafeRenew drop down box menu.
Once you submit your order there are NO REFUNDS or CANCELLATIONS, unless a fee change requires we issue you a credit for overpayment. Credits for any overpayment expire one year from the date of issuance. In the event you opt to participate in the automatic Mermbership SafeRenew renewal program, you understand that you may cancel the upcoming annual renewal on or before December 31 (i.e. you may cancel 2022 renewal by emailing us on or before December 31, 2021) by writing to email@example.com. Any carrier still in our SafeRenew database as of January 1st, will be charged for the renewal and cannot cancel until the following year.
Security statement: The information you provide on the membership application form is encrypted and protected as it travels to us over the internet. The security of payment information is important to us. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use acceptable means to protect your payment information, SBTC cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Collection of Information:
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill you specific request. This information is also used to provide you with offers from our partners. You may opt out by emailing membership (at) smalltransportation.org. Our Shopping Cart is hosted by 1ShoppingCart.com. 1ShoppingCart.com has access to aggregated information about customers of our Website in order for 1ShoppingCart.com to analyze performance and make improvements to 1ShoppingCart.com products.
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Distribution of Information:
We do not sell or otherwise release your information to third parties, expect as noted herein. We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Commitment to Data Security:
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.
Privacy Contact Information:
membership (at) smalltransportation.org
or by US Mail:
PO Box 480370
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33348-0370
Terms Last Updated: 8/19/2021
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.