Privacy Policy

Statement of Privacy Policy

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters is dedicated to protecting your personal privacy and providing you secure online transactions. This Statement of Privacy Policy applies to the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site and its related application (“app”) and it governs the way that the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters collects and uses your data. When you use the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site or its related application, you consent to the usage of data as described in this Statement of Privacy Policy. References to the “Web site” shall be deemed to also apply to the related app.

The Web Site’s Collection of Your Personal Information

When you use this Web site the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

Also information about your computer hardware and software is automatically collected by the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters when you use the Web site. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and Web site addresses to which you are referred. The purpose of the data collection is to fulfill the services offered on the Web site, to maintain the quality of service, and to provide general statistics as to the way in which the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site is used.

As a cautionary note if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters public message boards, this information may be collected and used by third parties not connected with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters. However, under no circumstances will the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters read any of your private online communications, not directed to the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters.

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters encourages you to review the privacy statements of other web sites to which you have been forwarded by the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site so that you will understand how those other web sites collect, use and share your personal information. The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters.

Usage of Personal Information

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters collects and uses your personal information to operate the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site and deliver information and services you have requested from the Web site. The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of information, products and/or services available from the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters. The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that might be offered by the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters.

No Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

At no time does the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters sell, rent or lease information gathered from those who use its Web site to third parties. The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of a third party partner associated with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters may share data with trusted third party partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third party partners are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services and products to the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters and its members. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information.

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters will not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters keeps track of our members who visit the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site, in order to determine what Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising to the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters members whose behavior indicates that they may be interested in a particular subject area.

Disclosure Under Exigent Circumstances

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters or the Web site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters; and, (c) act under other exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site, or the public at large.

Usage of “Cookies”

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site uses “cookies” to help you personalize your usage of the Web site. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies placed on your hard drive by the Chicago Council of Carpenters Web site are only read by the Chicago Council of Carpenters server.

Value of “Cookies”

The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you use the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters pages with personal information, or register with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site for services, a cookie helps the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, etc. When you return to the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily and safely use the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters features that you customized in your previous usage of the Web site.

You may accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to completely utilize all of the interactive features of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters services offered on its Web sites.

Security of Your Personal Information Is of Our Utmost Importance

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of an encryption security protocol that provides a secure channel operating over the Internet. An example of an encryption security protocol is the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement of Privacy Policy

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy Policy to reflect membership feedback. You may wish to revisit this page from time-to-time to determine whether changes have been made.

Contact Information

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy Policy. If you believe that the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters has not followed this Statement, or of if wish to offer suggestions, please contact the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters at privacy@carpentersunion.org.

We will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy any problem or implement reasonable suggestions.

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