Our Commitment to General Public Users of Our Site.
This site is established and run by WX Chicago, LLC. We will not sell, share or trade your names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to you on behalf of other organizations, except as permitted herein.
WE can be contacted regarding this policy by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Collection of Personal Information from Users
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect information from you as described below.
a. Information You Provide
b. Information About Minors
The Site is not intended for persons under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information online from persons in this age group. We reserve the right to delete any information identified as having been provided by such persons at our discretion.
c. Passive Information Collection, Use, and Choices
As you navigate the Site, certain Personal Information may be passively collected, meaning it is gathered without your actively providing it. This is done using the following techniques in the following ways:
IP Addresses: An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our Site, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our Site.
Through your browser: Certain information is collected by most browsers, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type and operating system type and version screen resolution, and Internet browser type and version.
2. How We Use the Information We Collect
i. to respond to your inquiries and to send you information that you request and to process your payment;
ii. to send you important information regarding our relationship with you or regarding the Site, changes to our terms, conditions, and policies, and other administrative information;
iii. to notify you about upcoming events;
iv. to promote our products and services;
v. for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, recordkeeping, developing new products or services, enhancing the Site, improving our services, identifying Site usage trends, optimizing your experience on the Site, and determining the effectiveness of our efforts;
vi. if you choose to complete a survey, we may use the information for purposes of evaluating your feedback from the survey; and
vii. if we intend to collect and use Personal Information for another purpose, we may seek your permission at the time the information is collected;
We may use any information that does not personally identify you, your computer, or your device, for any purpose.
3. Our Disclosure of Your Information
ii. to the companies or individuals that we hire to provide services to us, such as website hosting services and payment processing; and,
iii. to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, or assets (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings
iv. To Chicago Yacht Club, the Storm Trysail Club, or other private clubs for marketing purposes, provided that they promise to not redisclose this information to any third parties without your prior consent.
4. Uses and Disclosures to Comply with Laws
In addition, we use and disclose Personal Information collected through the Site as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (i) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to comply with legal process; (iii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iv) to enforce our terms and conditions; (v) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (vi) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and (vii) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
5. Links to Third Party Sites
6. Where Your Information is Processed
WE is based in the United States. No matter where you are located, your Personal Information will be collected and processed in the United States. The laws of the United States and other countries governing data protection may not be as comprehensive or as protective as the laws in the country where you live.
We and our affiliates will take reasonable steps to protect the information collected and provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, you should understand that no transmission over the Internet is ever fully secure.
8. Data Retention
9. Lawful Basis for Processing Your Personal Information
The laws in some countries require us to tell you about the lawful grounds we rely on to collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process your Personal Information. To the extent those laws apply, our lawful bases for processing your Personal Information is in support of our legitimate interests, where those interests are not overridden by your fundamental rights and freedoms: In many cases, we handle Personal Information because it furthers our legitimate business and charitable interests. This includes:
- Providing a safe user experience on our Site;
- Customer service;
- Sending communications to you to let you know about what we are doing with your purchase and to solicit additional purchases;
- Protecting users, our workers, and our property;
- Analyzing and improving our operations (e.g., optimizing the design and operation of our Site); and
- Managing legal issues.
10. Your Data Rights and Choices
You can opt-out of the use of certain cookie-related processing by following the instructions in Section 1(c) above (Passive Information Collection, Use, and Choices).
If you are within the European Union, you have the following rights:
-You have the right to request from us access to your personal data, and the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you.
-You have the right to obtain from us and our affiliates the erasure or the restriction of processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, including when the data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, except when us and our affiliates are required by law to maintain or otherwise process your personal data, for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims, or for the protection of the rights of another person.
You may exercise these rights by contacting us at email@example.com
If you would like to submit a data access, correction, restriction, or deletion request, you can do so by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will process such request with respect to any Personal Information that we are able to link to you individually based on the information that you can provide to us. These rights and options that you have with respect to Personal Information are subject to limitations and exceptions under applicable law.
If you are a resident of California, please note that our company and site to not meet the thresholds of the CCPA, but nonetheless we attempt to maintain and implement reasonable security procedures and practices in protecting your consumer data.
12. Contacting Us
For questions about privacy or handling of your personal information, please contact us at email@example.com
To contact us by mail:
WX Chicago, LLC
5773 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60659