This Web site is owned and operated by Chicago Child Care Society in
order to provide you relevant information on our organization, including
but not limited to programs, services, news and events. We respect the
privacy of each individual that visits our site and this privacy statement
explains our online information practices and the choice you can make
about the way your information is collected and used. By accessing our
Web site you have agreed to the terms and conditions of this policy.
Information We Collect
Whether you provide us with your personal information via our Web
site or in another manner (phone, mail, face-to-face, etc.), we strive
to honor your privacy preferences. Chicago Child Care Society does
not collect personal information from individuals unless they knowingly
and willingly provide it. If you provide us with your information
we use it for the purpose of providing the services you have requested
and from time to time may contact you with information that is relevant
to your request. Personal information includes but is not limited
to name, mailing address, telephone numbers, email address, credit
and/or debit card numbers, bank and billing information as well as
personal preferences selected by you on our Web site.
Chicago Child Care Society also usesan email-tracking technology
which allowsus to track the open rate or emails and alertus to any
undeliverable addresses. Thissystem is used to help us manage ourdatabase
of email addresses and keep it asup to date as possible. In addition,
thissystem helps us monitor which informationis important to you.
Upon request, we will provide you with the information we maintain
about you so that you may request corrections. This information will
be sent via postal mail, which we believe is the most secure method
of communication. Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
in writing at:
Security and Privacy Requests
Chicago Child Care Society
5467 S. University
Chicago, Illinois 60615
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps
to verify your identity before providing information or making corrections.
How We Use Your Information
Chicago Child Care Society uses your information to do the following:
- Process your donation to Chicago Child Care Society;
- Send newsletters;
- Contact you about special events; and
- Improve our Web site.
Chicago Child Care Society reserves the right to use or disclose any
information as needed to (1) provide a service for Chicago Child Care
Society, such as providing your credit card number to a processing
agency so that your donation may be processed, (2) satisfy any law,
regulation or legal request, (3) protect the integrity of the site,
(4) fulfill your requests, or (5) cooperate in any law enforcement
investigation or an investigation on a matter of public safety.
Chicago Child Care’s site may use ‘cookies’ during your visit to our
site. A cookie is a small file that is stored in your computer’s browser.
The cookies save any information that you may have entered into our
web site to simplify your subsequent visits. The cookies also help
us gather aggregate information. Use the options in your web browser
if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your
browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Click on the “Help”
section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
However, please be aware that if you disable cookies, some web functionality
may be lost.
We may use information that is not personally identifiable, or Web
site analytics, to refine and adjust the design and functioning of
our site in order to make improvements. This includes information
like domain name, browser type, date and time of visit, pages you
Chicago Child Care Society has takenthe precautions necessary to protect
yourpersonal information. We have put in placethe appropriate safeguards
to protect theinformation we collect online. Donationpages are secured
using Secured SocketLayer (SSL) protocol for securelytransmitting
payment information in anencrypted form between donor’s computersand
the servers housing paymentprocessingsoftware. However, thesesecurity
measures may not prevent all lossor misuse of information on this
site. Chicago Child Care Society is notresponsible for any damages
or liabilitiesrelating to any security failures.
Chicago Child Care is not responsible for the content, policies and
practices of other Web sites that are accessible from our site. Please
review the privacy policies of these external sites carefully.
Children Accessing our Web Site
Chicago Child Care Society does not knowingly collect personal information
from children under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do
not send any information about yourself.
Changes to the Policy
Chicago Child Care Society reserves the right to update this privacy
policy by posting a new version on this Web site. Please check back
periodically to ensure you are aware of the changes. Continued use
of this site constitutes your acceptance of the changes.
Questions or Changes to Your Information
this address to contact us if you would like to change, update or
remove your information.
Revised February 15, 2011