When & What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Your information is collected during the following circumstances:
- Registering for www.chicktech.org
- Signing up to receive ChickTech e-communications
- Submitting forms on our website (such as our Contact Us form)
- Ordering products from our online shop
- Registering for an event on our website
Users voluntarily provide us with their information (such as name, email address, or other personal information) during these circumstances. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes (see “How Your Information May Be Used”).
You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you wish to visit our site anonymously. Please visit www.chicktech.org/opt-out to learn how you can opt out.
ChickTech uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.chicktech.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
www.chicktech.org uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.chicktech.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or delete them by changing your browser’s settings. Visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html to learn how to change your browser’s cookie settings.
How Your Information May Be Used
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- Provide you with personalized service
- Send periodic email communications to you
- Respond to your inquiries, requests, or questions
- Process your online shop order, event registration, or membership application
You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.
We may also use your information to track how our website is accessed and used. This allows us to see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not including any identifying information, showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.
How we Protect your Privacy and Information
We implement a variety of security measures on our website to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
ChickTech does not provide, sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to anyone outside the organization unless specifically stated. Users will always be allowed to opt-out of this usage before providing their information to us.
This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce our site policies; or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
www.chicktech.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.chicktech.org domain, and ChickTech is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.
This policy was last modified on 7/18/2019.