- What information we collect from you;
- How we use your information;
- What choices you have about how we treat your information;
- How we protect your privacy;
- What we do about children visiting this website;
- How you can contact us.
1. Information We Collect From You
Active Information Collection
Like many other Web sites, we actively collect information from our visitors both by asking specific questions on this Web site and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). Remember, if you send us an e-mail message, you provide us with your e-mail address. If you make a purchase through the Web site, we will collect your credit card number and other information necessary to fill your order.
Passive Information Collection
As you navigate through a Web site, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means, such as navigational data collection. Like most Web site operators, we may track IP addresses, use both session and persistent cookies, or assign Internet tags. Our system may also automatically gather information about the areas you visit on this Web site and collect operational information about the technology you use, such as your browser, type of computer, operating systems, and Internet service providers.
We may passively collect information to understand what areas of this Web site are most popular, which areas may require improvement, and what technologies are being used by our visitors. This information helps us to update and improve this Web site. We also use this information for security purposes, to detect and to block security breaches and to provide you with a safe online environment.
2. How We Use Your Information
We use your personal information to enhance the operation of this Web site and allow you to use all of its features. We may contact you about new features or products in which it believes you may be interested. We may disclose your personal information to the reputable vendors that assist us in processing information. These vendors may be restricted from using the information for any purpose other than helping us to provide products and services. We may provide aggregate statistics about users of our Web site, online traffic patterns and related information to reputable third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. We also will disclose any information that it is required to disclose by law or by an appropriate government authority.
Although we do not currently rent, sell, or otherwise share your information with third parties for purposes unrelated to this Web site, we may share information with our business partners. If you do not want your information to be shared, you should contact us at [email protected].
3. Choices You Have About How We Use Your Information
We strive to provide you with as many choices and as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
4. How We Protect Your Information
We work hard to protect your personal information. We use both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases. This Web site contains links to other Web sites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you. We cannot control these third party sites, which may collect personal information from you. When you follow a link and leave this Web site, you do so at your own risk.
5. What We Do About Children Visiting This Website
This Web site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from Web site visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.
6. How You Can Contact Us
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
355 East Erie
Chicago IL, 60611