Chicago Parks Golf Alliance  Website Privacy Policy


Effective Date: May 11, 2017 (last updated May 11, 2017)

This Privacy Policy applies to the site where it appears.

This Policy describes how we treat personal information on the websites where it is located. This includes It also includes mobile versions of these sites.

We collect information from and about you.

We may collect contact information.  For example, we might collect your name and email address if you register on our site. We might also collect your street address and phone number if you make a donation.

We may collect payment information. For example, we collect your credit card number if you make a donation.

We may collect information you submit. For example, we collect information when you contact us. We may also collect information if you apply for a job or participate in the Jackson Park Caddie Program.

We may collect demographic information. We may collect information like your gender and age. We may also collect your zip code. We might collect this when you contact us or submit an application.

We collect other usage information. If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you’re using. We might also look at what site you came from, or what pages you visit on our site.

We collect information in different ways.

We collect information directly from you. For example, if you register with us or sign up for our emails. We may collect information if you contact us or apply for one of our programs.

We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons. We do this on our websites and in emails that we send to you. We collect information about users over time when you use this website. We may have third parties collect personal information this way. Learn more about these tools, and how you can control them, in the “You have certain choices” section below.

We use information as disclosed and described here.

We use information to respond to your requests or questions.  For example, we might use your information to respond to your questions or feedback. We may also use your information to communicate with you about a donation or our programs. We might also contact you about this Policy or our website Terms.

We use information to improve our website and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us.

We use information for security purposes. We may use your information to protect our company and our donors. We also use information to protect our websites and platforms.

We use information for marketing purposes.

We use your information as otherwise permitted by law or as we may notify you.

We may share information with third parties.

We may share your information within the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance.

We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us. We may also share information with companies that run a program or operate our website.

We will share information with our business partners. We may share your information with the Chicago Park District. We may also share your information with the Western Golf Association if you apply for the Jackson Park Caddie Program. These partners may send you information about events and products by mail or email.

We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests it. We might share information if we are investigating potential fraud.

We may share information with a successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business is sold we may include our customer list as part of that transaction.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.

You have certain choices about how we use your information.

You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails.


You can control cookies and tracking tools. Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies or other tracking tools.  How you do so depends on the type of tool.  Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies.  To control flash cookies, which we may use on certain websites from time to time, you can go here. Why?  Because flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings.


Our Do Not Track Policy: Some browsers have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. These features are not all uniform. We do not currently respond to those signals.  If you block cookies, certain features on our sites may not work.  If you block or reject cookies, not all of the tracking described here will stop.


Options you select are browser and device specific.


These sites are not intended for children.

Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us at You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this Policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.” Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children’s privacy on-line here.

We use standard security measures.

The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.

We may link to other sites or have third party services on our sites we don’t control.

If you click on a third party link, you will be taken to a website or platform we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website or platform. Read other companies’ privacy policies carefully. We are not responsible for these third parties.
Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.

If you have any questions about this Policy, please email us at


You can also write to us or call at:      Chicago Parks Golf Alliance
Attn: Privacy

7059 S. Southshore Drive
Chicago, IL 60649


We may update this policy.

From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website.  Please check our site periodically for updates.

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