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PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy

This web site is owned, operated, and maintained by Chicago4you, referred to as "this website" in the following document. This Privacy Policy describes our collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information. It applies to any Chicago4you site where this Privacy Policy appears in the footer, and to any Chicago4you application, service, or tool (collectively "Services") where this Privacy Policy is referenced, regardless of how you access or use them, including through mobile devices. By using our Services and/or registering for an account with us, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy and you are consenting to our collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not provide the information we require, we may not be able to provide all of our Services to you.

Personal Information

"Personal information" is information that can be associated with a specific person and could be used to identify that person whether from the data that the person provided him or herself, or from the data and other information that Chicago4you has or is likely to have access to. We do not consider as personal information the information that has been made anonymously or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise.

Collection

We collect, process, and retain Personal Information from you and any devices (including but not limiting mobile devices) you may use when you: use our Services, register for an account with us, provide us information on a web form, update or add information to your account, participate in community discussions, chats, or dispute resolution, or when you otherwise correspond with us regarding our Services. We do not automatically gather any Personal Information from you, such as your name, phone number, email, or address. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via email or registering in the secure portion of the site. By choosing to provide us with your Personal Information, you are consenting to its use in accordance with the principles outlined in this Privacy Policy and as outlined at the time you are asked to provide any Personal Information. We may disclose your Personal Information to other members of Chicago4you corporate family or to third parties. This disclosure may be required for us to provide and to provide you access to our Services, to comply with our legal obligations, to facilitate our marketing and advertising activities, or to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Services. We minimize the amount of Personal Information we disclose to what is directly relevant and necessary to accomplish the specified purpose. As stated above, we do not disclose your Personal Information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your explicit consent. This website will make every effort to ensure Personal Information remains current and is updated internally and with third party suppliers in a timely manner. Individuals are expected to update this website with any changes to their Personal Information. The information will only be updated when required for the intended, previously described purposes.

Storage and Processing

Your information collected through the Service may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Chicago4you, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities. Chicago4you, its Affiliates, or Service Providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including Personal Information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that we may transfer information, including Personal Information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction. By registering for and using the Service you consent to the transfer of information to the U.S. or to any other country in which Chicago4you, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy. We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through the Service secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. However, Chicago4you cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to Chicago4you or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to emails between you and Chicago4you, at all times. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes the social media services you connect to Chicago4you make to their services. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy, or security measures of any other organization.

Social Sharing

We may offer social sharing features or other integrated tools that let you share content or actions you take on our Services with other media. Your use of these features enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these social sharing features (e.g., Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter).

Security

We protect your information using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. We have secure databases where we store data. We also may store your Personal Information in paper document files in our offices. The processes of our business include sharing your Personal Information with others to carry out our placement services. Email transmission can be accessed by other Internet users. If you want to keep certain information confidential you may contact us by telephone, in person, or via mail. This website will use your Personal Information to contact you for support purposes. If you wish to be removed from our contact database, please email us at info@chicago4you.us. If you believe your account has been abused, please contact us.

Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies

When you visit or interact with our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, we or our authorized service providers may use cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies for storing information to help provide you with a better, faster, and safer experience, and for advertising purposes. Like most sites, we use technologies that are essentially small data files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone, or other devices (referred to collectively as a "device") that allow us to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit or interact with our sites, services, applications, messaging, and tools. In all cases, the cookie data this website' web servers may hand your browser contain only "session" identifying information. No other Personal Information is passed to your browser, where it may be stored on your own computer. Cookie-related data is not permanently stored on this website' web servers. Information stored temporarily in our cookie collection never includes a visitor's name or address or sensitive data. Further, this website does not match for its records any session-identifying cookie information with the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses described above in the information on monitoring Web-Site Traffic. This website is committed to the security of Personal Information it may collect online or offline. this website has taken reasonable precautions to protect this Personal Information from loss, misuse or alteration. Any third parties who may have roles in managing such information on behalf of the this website are also committed to the same principles.

Ads and Analytics Partners

We may partner with third-party advertisers, ad networks, and analytics providers to deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests and to better understand your use of the Services. These third parties may collect information sent by your computer, browser, or mobile device in response to a request for content, such as unique identifiers, your IP address, or other information about your computer or device. For example:

Advertisers and Ad Networks

Our ad partners and network may use cookies and use related technologies to collect information when ads are delivered to you on our Services, but Chicago4you does not link to or provide your actual Chicago4you account details to these advertising partners. This means that Chicago4you does not share your individual account browsing habits with advertisers. Chicago4you cannot see advertisers’ cookies and advertisers will not see Chicago4you cookies.

Analytics Partners

We use analytics partners (such as Google Analytics) to help analyze usage and traffic for our Services. As an example, we may use analytics partners to analyze and measure, in the aggregate, the number of unique visitors to our Services.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

This website includes links to web pages or sites operated by third parties. We endeavor to make it clear that certain links will take you away from our site and to destinations over which we have no control. Our public website privacy statement does not apply to the sites of third parties to which we link. Instead, we encourage you to review the policies of these sites yourself upon your arrival.

Individual Access

This website will release your Personal Information to you upon request, along with the use and disclosure of any

Personal Information.

Specific requests for information can be directed to the Privacy Officer via the info@chicago4you.us email address. The information will be released within 30 days of receipt of the request. Should this website not be able to comply with the request, justifiable reason will be given to the requestor. This website considers the following reasons justifiable reasons to refuse access to Personal Information. Solicitor-client privilege Litigation privilege Security and ongoing fraud investigations Proprietary or trade secret information Sensitive medical information that could be obtained through other means Requests that would prove prohibitively costly to provide Requests that could reasonably be expected to threaten the life or security of another individual This list is not exhaustive and other reasons may be considered justifiable.

Changes to this Notice

We may amend this Privacy Notice at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are posted.

Questions, Suggestions, and Complaints

If you have a question or a complaint about this Privacy Policy please send all relevant details and specifics to info@chicago4you.us. We will consider all requests serious and will investigate any complaints thoroughly. For questions or comments regarding this public website privacy statement please contact us by email: info@chicago4you.us.