Welcome to the Made in Chicago website! When you’re visiting the Made in Chicago site, we don’t want you to worry that we will misuse the information you share with us about yourself. It is important to us that all of our customers understand what information we gather about them, how we use it, and how we work to protect it. By using the Made in Chicago website, you consent to the information practices described in this policy.
Personally Identifiable Information is information that can be used to locate you, contact you, or determine your specific identity. When other information is linked to Personally Identifiable Information, it also becomes Personally Identifiable Information. Made in Chicago may collect Personally Identifiable Information from you in several ways. In addition to the collection of Personally Identifiable Information, we may also automatically receive and record information in our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, your computer’s name, the type and version of your web browser, referrer addresses, and other generally-accepted log information. We may also record page views (hit counts) and other general statistical and tracking information. This information will not be associated with your Personally Identifiable Information. Made in Chicago will use email to communicate with Customer. By using the Made in Chicago service you agree to receive status notifications, a monthly newsletter, and on occasion, selected special offers and promotions. At no time will you receive more than two special offers a month and you are free to unsubscribe at anytime by using the unsubscribe link found on each newsletter. The Made in Chicago may or may not use a third party to send email, however, your personally Identifiable information will never be disclosed or shared with another party without your explicit permission as required by law.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information
Anonymous Information is any information collected from you or by The Made in Chicago, other than Personally Identifiable Information, including aggregate information derived from Personally Identifiable Information. Made in Chicago may use Anonymous Information to improve The Made in Chicago website and service, to monitor traffic and general usage patterns, and for other general business purposes. Made in Chicago may disclose Anonymous Information to third parties for a variety of business reasons, including to publishers to inform them as to what content is appealing to their readers, to advertisers to inform them of the usage habits or characteristics of the interested audience, and to potential investors so that they may better understand the Made in Chicago‘s user base, etc. Anonymous Information will not include any Personally Identifiable Information and The Made in Chicago will not disclose any Personally Identifiable Information except as expressly stated elsewhere in this policy.
Changing or Removing Information
The Made in Chicago wants to ensure that you have appropriate control over your Personally Identifiable Information. You can change your Registration or Customer Information, by contacting us via the contact form http://www.madeinchicago.org/contact-made-in-chicago/. If at any time you would like to delete your Registration Billing Information you can send an e-mail request at http://www.madeinchicago.org/contact-made-in-chicago/. After receiving your request, such information will be deleted assuming (i) you are current with all payment obligations; (ii) Made in Chicago does not believe it is reasonably necessary to keep such information for any pending legal action; and (iii) we are under no other legal obligation to retain such information. If such information is deleted, however, any unfulfilled subscriptions will be canceled without refund and you will have to re-register with Made in Chicago. Since Anonymous Information is by its very nature non-personally identifying, we have no way to locate Anonymous Information obtained by your use of the service. In addition, Anonymous Information is often aggregated. Therefore, we cannot remove Anonymous Information obtained from you or as a result of your usage of the website or service.
We employ reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information. Your personal data will be stored within a database that is located behind a firewall for added security. The server housing the database is physically protected at a secure, third party site. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Any transmission to the Made in Chicago website or service of Personally Identifiable Information and credit card information uses SSL encryption.
Other Web Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Made in Chicago. Please be aware that we, Made in Chicago, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.