General Information/Collection and Use of Data
We welcome the public to visit our Site, which can be browsed without the need to submit any personal information online. For those visitors who visit our Site without signing up for electronic communications, we may collect information sufficient to record the number of visits to the Site and the pages of our Site that you visit (the “Public Information”).
For those who visit our Site and sign up for any electronic communications, we will collect the Public Information described above in addition to the data you provide to us voluntarily on data forms, such as your name, organization affiliation and e-mail address (the “Visitor Information”).
The Public Information and the Visitor Information is collectively referred to herein as the “Data.” The Data collected from you may be used by the Foundation generally to improve the Site and to provide you with electronic communications relevant to your requests or submissions to the Foundation. We will not use any Data for commercial purposes. Any use of this Site for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.
We may use IP addresses to diagnose possible technical problems, administer our Site, and aggregate Data on use. Log files, which identify every request made to our server, may be used to determine statistically which areas of the Site are visited and to prepare future content based on the interests of our visitors.
Following your registration on the Site, the Foundation may provide you with electronic communications that the Foundation may publish from time to time. These communications describe the work of the Foundation and its grantees, the benefits that the work brings to the community at large, and other information of interest to the Foundation community.
The Data, including the information entered by you on our Site, may be provided on a confidential basis to one or more third-party service providers that we engage to maintain contact databases and/or send messages on the Foundation’s behalf. However, third-party service providers are prohibited from renting, selling, leasing, circulating, or otherwise distributing this information for use other than the services they provide to the Foundation. The Data may also be aggregated with or linked to information already existing in the Foundation database.
Consent to Transfer
This Site is operated in the United States. If you are located outside the U.S., please be aware that any Data you provide to us will be transferred to the United States, which may not provide the same level of protections as those in your own country. By using the Site, you consent to this transfer, retention, and processing of your information in the United States.
The Foundation is the sole owner of the Data collected on the Site. The Foundation will not sell, rent, share, exchange, or otherwise disclose the Data to others outside of the Foundation, except as described in this Statement. The Foundation will attempt to collect and store the Data in a manner to protect its confidentiality, recognizing that no transmission of data is entirely secure.
We may disclose or provide Data pursuant to subpoenas, warrants, or other judicial or government orders, in the event an individual’s safety or security is at risk, or as otherwise required by law.
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This Site contains links to other sites. The Foundation provides such links to help visitors explore information available on topics of interest. The Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of websites to which it links. By providing a link, the Foundation is not endorsing the content of the linked site or the entity that maintains it. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Foundation’s Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website, many of which collect personally identifiable information and share with other entities. This Statement applies solely to information collected by this Site.
Governing Law /Jurisdiction
Copyright and Creative Commons License
Copyright in the text materials contained in this Site is owned by the Chicago Teachers Union Foundation, ©2016 Chicago Teachers Union Foundation.
Our policy is to broadly share and build upon the work we support to advance collective knowledge while respecting the intellectual property of others. Therefore, except as otherwise noted, a Creative Commons license applies to all content on the Site that the Foundation has created, owns or has a contractual right to share. As set forth more fully in the linked site below, this license permits you to copy, distribute, and display such content as long as you mention and link back to the Foundation and do not change the content or use it commercially.
With respect to material, reports or other work posted on the Site that are not owned by the Foundation, including images and videos, we include proper attribution, indicating the owner of the copyright and, where appropriate, that it is reproduced with the permission of the copyright owner. If you would like to use work that is not owned by the Foundation, please contact the copyright owner for permission.
By downloading or reproducing any information from this Site, you accept and agree to the conditions described in this Statement in their entirety without modification unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Foundation and you.
Foundation Marks and Logo
The name and mark “Chicago Teachers Union Foundation” and all variations thereof and any other names and marks comprising the name or mark “Chicago Teachers Union Foundation” (the “Chicago Teachers Union Foundation Name”), are the sole and exclusive property of the Foundation. Visitors shall not acquire any right, title or interest in any Chicago Teachers Union Foundation Name. Except as otherwise permitted herein, all uses of any Chicago Teachers Union Foundation Name in any manner shall be subject to inspection by and approval of the Foundation. Approval may be granted or withheld in the sole and absolute discretion of the Foundation. Any use of the Chicago Teachers Union Foundation Name or the text or graphic materials contained in this Site in any manner to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation or association of the user with or by the Chicago Teachers Union Foundation, is strictly prohibited. Except as otherwise permitted herein or by separate agreement, the Foundation’s logo cannot be used without prior authorization from the Foundation.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, or “Trojan Horses” or other destructive materials to our site, we do not guarantee or warrant that our site, or materials that may be downloaded from our site, are free from such destructive features. Any materials obtained from this site or downloaded from the site are obtained or downloaded at your own risk. The Foundation assumes no liability or responsibility for any damages arising from a visitor’s use of, or inability to use, this site. The Foundation shall not be liable for any damages or harm to computer systems, loss of data resulting from the download of any materials, and we disclaim warranties for any information received through any links provided by the site.
The Foundation is not liable for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in the site’s materials, nor for any claim, loss or injury that results from your use of the site.
We may update this Statement from time to time and encourage you to check back periodically and review the Foundation’s most updated Statement.
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