Privacy Policy

This website is property of The Fortnightly of Chicago. We respect your privacy and are committed to data security and to protecting our members’ and website users’ personal information.

We collect only two types of information on our website:

  1. Contact and survey information voluntarily provided by you; and
  2. Information automatically collected from our visitors when they access our website (including users’ domain names and information on traffic and usage patterns throughout our website.)

The information we collect will be used only for internal purposes and to respond to your inquiries. Survey information and information automatically collected from users of our website is used internally to improve our website and the services we provide our members.

Unless you expressly give us permission to do so, we will not share the personal data you submit with third parties. We may share aggregated data and statistical information about users and the use of our website with our Board of Directors and Committee members. Aggregate data excludes information identifiable by an individual.

To protect your privacy, please do not use email or this website to communicate information you wish to be kept confidential. You understand and acknowledge that we do not use secure shell layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the security of information transmitted between browsers and our web server and that any transmission of data may be illegally intercepted and thereafter used by third parties. We shall not be responsible for any interception of data transmitted to or from our web server.

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of your information as specified above. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.