Privacy Policy

JLChicago.org/topics is owned and operated by The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. (“The Junior League of Chicago, Inc.”).
The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. respects the privacy of visitors to our site, www.JLChicago.org/topics (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) outlines our practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information that you may provide to us when you visit the Site. Please be sure to read this Policy before submitting any information to the Site. This Policy applies only to activities The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. engages in on the Site and does not apply to The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. activities that are “offline” or unrelated to the Site. By entering the Site, you acknowledge that you understand and consent to the terms of this Policy.
Information Gathered by The Junior League of Chicago, Inc.
The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. collects personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information from visitors to the Site.
The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. collects certain anonymous data regarding the usage of the Site. This information does not personally identify users of the Site, and is gathered to improve the performance of the Site. The anonymous data collected by the Site can include information such as the type of web browser you are using, your IP address and the length of your visit to the Site.
You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information on the Site which may include your name, address, telephone number, credit card number and e-mail address. This information may be gathered when feedback or e-mails are sent to the Site, when you register for an account, use our service, post information on the Site or use a credit card to pay for any payments. In all cases, you have the option of providing us with the personally identifiable information, though certain services and features may not be available to you if you do not provide personally identifiable information.
How is my information used?
Personally identifiable information is collected and used primarily for considering a member’s request for participation in jlchicago.org/topics. We may also send personally identifiable information about you to other companies when:
We have your consent to share the information;
We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested (for example, we use a third party billing company, and we send information for billing purposes only);
We need to send the information to companies who work with, on behalf of, or utilize the services of the Site to provide, or seek to have you provide, a product or service; (unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us or as you authorize through the Site);we need to send the information to companies who work with, on behalf of, or utilize the services of the Site to provide, or seek to have you provide, a product or service; (unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us or as you authorize through the Site); in our internal surveys to obtain feedback on our products, our web site, or on other aspects of our business that impact you as a supplier/vendor of goods and services;
We notify a user of new products or services that we think may be of interest;
We send promotional materials;
We provide a free e-mail newsletter;
We are required to do so by law, subpoena, court order or legal process; or
We find that your actions on our Site violate the Terms of Service or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.
If a user prefers not to receive e-mails or other forms of communication unrelated to The Junior League of Chicago, Inc., the user may opt-out from receiving such communication. The opt-out procedure is discussed in the Correct or Remove Information section below. We do not sell, rent, share, or otherwise dispose of the personal information collected on our website to third parties. We may use non-personally identifiable information such as demographic data to analyze and develop our marketing strategy. We use non-personally identifiable information to determine how you found out about us, what your interests are regarding our services, and how to further improve our site and our service towards you. We also may share non-personally identifiable information with third parties.
What are Cookies and how are they used?
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use “cookie” technology for several purposes. First, we use it to track general information about our users. The information collected through cookies is non-personally identifiable information and we use this information for statistical and market research purposes. We also use cookies to establish a link between your computer and jlchicago.org/topics. This link assures that, when you return to jlchicago.org/topics, you will be able to log in without the necessity of providing your password. You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.
Does this Policy apply to linked web sites?
Our Policy applies solely to information collection practice on the Site and we are not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it links. Please be aware that we have no control or influence over the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that you visit.
Security
The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
Children
The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Children are not permitted to use the The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. Site or services, and The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. requests that children under the age of 13 not submit any personally identifiable information to the Site. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, The Junior League of Chicago, Inc. does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13.
Transfer of Personal Information To Other Countries
The server on which this website is hosted may be outside the country from which you access this Site and may be outside your country of residence. Some of the uses and disclosures mentioned in this Policy may involve the transfer of your personally identifiable information to various countries around the world that may have different levels of privacy protection than your country. By submitting your personally identifiable information through this Site, you consent, acknowledge, and agree that we may collect, use, transfer, and disclose your personally identifiable information as described in this Policy. If you do not consent to the terms of this Policy, please do not use this Site.
Correct or Remove Information
If you have submitted personal information through the Site and would like that information deleted from our records, you would like to update or correct that information or you have and questions or comments regarding our Policy, please contact us at our e-mail address, legal@EvedOnline.com with the subject line “Privacy Policy Question”, and provide us with your name, postal address and any other information necessary to respond to your question. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to make corrections or remove your name and address from future mailings.
Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the revised terms and conditions to which you are bound.
Effective Date: March 30, 2010