PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND OUR TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING THIS SITE.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY OR WITH ANY OF OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, DO NOT USE THIS SITE OR THESE SERVICES.

BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE OR REGISTERING FOR ANY OF THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AFFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND HAVE READ AND AGREE TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE.

Part I – Application and Acceptance of Policy

Application of Policy

This Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) applies to the website located at athomechicagoblues.com, including but not limited to any and all landing pages, web pages, subdomains, web and mobile applications, and successor domains, websites, landing pages, web pages, subdomains and web and mobile applications of this website or maintained by Blues Institute, LLC, d/b/a Chicago Blues Network, an Illinois limited liability company (“Blues Institute” “Us” or “We”) and used in association with the services provided by Blues Institute through this website (collectively, the “Site”) and to all associated services, products, features, and content (collectively, the “Services”) of the Site or otherwise provided by or on behalf of Blues Institute. Blues Institute is the data controller with respect to personal information provided by You in connection with the Site or Services. This Policy does not apply to any third party websites, platforms, content, products or services which may be accessible via links on the Site or Services. If You choose to access any third party links on the Site or Services, please review the privacy policies applicable to those third party sources.

Acceptance of Policy

Blues Institute reserves the right to update or amend this Policy from time to time in its discretion. In the event of any updates or amendments to this Policy, Blues Institute will provide You with notice of the updates or amendments by any one or more means determined reasonable in its discretion, including but not limited to providing notice on the Site, providing email notice, or otherwise. This Policy, including the date of last revision, will always be available for your review directly on the Site. You may always request a copy of our most recent Policy from Us by emailing Us at data@chicagobluesnetwork.com.

YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES AFTER NOTICE OF UPDATES OR AMENDMENTS TO THIS POLICY WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO THE POLICY AS UPDATED OR AMENDED.

If We collect any personal information from You, it will be based your choice to use our Site or Services under your agreement to our Terms of Service and your agreement to this Policy, along with your voluntary consent to provide the information. You are not required to use this Site or our Services or under any statute or law to provide your personal information on or in connection with this Site or these Services.

You may always withdraw your consent to our collection, storage and processing of your personal information, even if You have previously consented to the same, provided that your withdrawal of consent will not have a legal effect on our actions, properly exercised, prior to the withdrawal.

Before You would consent to provide Us with any personal information, You have the right to know what information We would collect, why We collect it and how We use it, with whom We may share it, how long We store it, and the consequences of choosing not to provide or of withdrawing it. Part II of this Policy is a chart outlining this information.

You have certain rights with respect to the personal information We collect and process. Part III of this Policy describes your rights.

If You have any questions regarding this Policy or our collection, storage, or processing of your personal information, or if You would like to exercise your privacy rights, please email our representative and data protection officer, Scott Weil, at data@chicagobluesnetwork.com or use the contact form located on the Site. You may also reach Us by postal mail at Blues Institute, LLC, Attn: Scott Weil, Data Protection Officer, 4308 West Pratt Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL 60712.

We do not sell your data.

Part II
Chart of Information

Data We collect How We use it/Why We collect it Who will/may see it/use it How long We keep it (We store all data in the United States and take reasonable technical, physical and administrative measures to protect the integrity and security of the data) Consequences of not providing it or withdrawing it
Personal Information about You or which may identify You – We collect this information directly from You with your consent when You create an account, register for or purchase services, or request information or to be included on our contact database
First and last name
To provide You with our Services Blues Institute; Our third party instructors; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For the duration of your Services Without any means to address You, it will be very difficult for Us to provide your Services.
To process your payment for Services Our third party payment processors; Our third party banking institutions to the extent unavoidable We do not directly store payment processing information We will not be able to process your payment, and thus cannot provide You with Services.
To communicate with You regarding payment matters Blues Institute; Our third party payment processors; Our third party banking institutions to the extent unavoidable; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors; Our third party accountants and taxing authorities For the duration of your Services and for as long as We are required by our taxing authorities to maintain our financial records We cannot provide You with information regarding to your account
To support and maintain our required financial records and tax payments or to provide You with legal notices or establish, exercise, respond to, or defend legal claims Blues Institute; Our third party payment processors; Our third party banking institutions to the extent unavoidable; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors; Our third party accountants and taxing authorities; Our third party legal representatives and advisors For the duration of your Services, for as long as We are required by our taxing authorities to maintain our financial records, and for so long as may be relevant to legal notices We must or may provide You or legal claims We may establish, against which We may defend, or with respect to which We must or may respond or legal rights We may exercise To the extent We may be legally required or allowed to provide You with legal notices, support our financial records and tax reporting information, or our service records for legal evidentiary purposes, We may not be able to delete your name from our records
To market our Services to You or to promote events to You where We may have a presence Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For three years from the date of your consent to receive these communications We cannot market our Services or promote events to You
To promote our instructors’ events to You Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For three years from the date of your consent to receive these communications We cannot promote or notify You of our instructors’ events
Email address To communicate with You regarding your Services Blues Institute; Our third party instructors; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For the duration of your Services We have no means of contacting You in connection with or to provide your Services
To provide You with a payment receipt Our third party payment processors We do not store your payment processing information Our payment processor cannot deliver your payment receipt
To communicate with You regarding payment matters Blues Institute; Our third party payment processors; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For the duration of your Services and for the period of time reasonably required to respond to your requests for information We cannot provide with You information regarding your account
To provide You with legal notices Blues Institute; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors; Our third party legal representatives and advisors For the duration of your Services and for so long as may be relevant to legal notices We must or may provide You To the extent We may be required or allowed to provide You with legal notices We may not be able to delete your email address for receipt of such notices from our records
To provide You with 2-factor authentication Services with respect to your access or use of the Site or Services Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For the duration of your Services We cannot sufficiently verify the security and proper use of your account or Services and may not be able to allow your use of the same
To market our Services to You or to promote events to You where We may have a presence Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For three years from the date of your consent to receive these communications We cannot market our Services or promote events to You
To promote our instructor’s events to You Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For three years from the date of your consent to receive these communications We cannot promote or notify You of our instructors’ events
Telephone number To reach You regarding your Services in the event We cannot reach You by email Blues Institute; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For the duration of your Services We cannot reach You by telephone as an alternate means of contact in connection with your Services
To provide You with 2-factor authentication Services with respect to your access or use of the Site or Services Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors For the duration of your Services We cannot sufficiently verify the security and proper use of your account or Services and may not be able to allow your use of the same
Country of residence (anonymized and aggregated) We anonymize and aggregate this data to understand where our students are located Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors Indefinitely Once anonymized, this information cannot be used to identify You, and We may not delete it
Credit Card Information To process your payment for Services Our third party payment processor We do not directly store credit card information We cannot process your payment and therefore cannot provide You with Services
Information We collect indirectly or automatically – We collect this information indirectly and automatically when You connect to or use the site or services
Information about your Services, specific Site operation, delivery of Services, Service quality Blues Institute; Our third party instructors; Our third party web developers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors; For the duration of your services We may not be able to provide You with services
To support and maintain our required financial records and tax payments, To provide You with legal notices, To establish, exercise, respond to, or defend legal claims Blues Institute; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors; Our third party accountants and taxing authorities; Our third party legal representatives and advisors For the duration of your Services, for as long as We are required by our taxing authorities to maintain our financial records, and for so long as may be relevant to legal notices We must or may provide You or legal claims We may establish, against which We may defend, or with respect to which We must or may respond or legal rights We may exercise To the extent We may be legally required or allowed to provide You with legal notices, support our financial records and tax reporting information, or our service records for legal evidentiary purposes, We may not be able to delete information about your services from our records
Information about your Services, anonymized and aggregated Site operation, delivery of Services, Site maintenance, Site quality, Service quality, collection of general statistical data regarding Site usage Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors Indefinitely Once anonymized, this information cannot be used to identify You, and We may not delete it
Hardware and Software Information (including, not limited to: IP address, browser type, domain name, access times, referring web addresses), specific and anonymized and aggregated Site operation, delivery of Services, Site maintenance, Site quality, Service quality, collection of general statistical data regarding Site usage Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors To the extent this information is necessary for your particular Services and may be used to identify You, for the duration of your Services; to the extent anonymized, indefinitely To the extent necessary to provide your Services, We may not be able to provide your Services; to the extent anonymized, this information cannot be used to identify You, and We may not delete it
Webpages and sites You visit within our Site, specific and anonymized and aggregated To improve our Site and Services Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors To the extent this information is necessary for your particular Services and may be used to identify You, for the duration of your Services; to the extent anonymized, indefinitely To the extent necessary to provide your Services, We may not be able to provide your Services; to the extent anonymized, this information cannot be used to identify You, and We may not delete it
Aggregated Information – information based on You or your use of our Site or Services but anonymized not to identify You and aggregated with other similar anonymized information To improve our Site and Services Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors Indefinitely Once anonymized, this information cannot be used to identify You, and We may not delete it
Public Information You provide to Us or otherwise on the site or service (comments, postings, etc.) To improve our Site and Services, To publicly share comments or postings You choose to post publicly Blues Institute; Our third party web developers; Our third party social media marketers; Our third party marketers; Our third party IT providers; Our third party data storage providers; Our third party data processors To the extent this information may be used to identify You, until You tell Us to remove it or We remove or delete the item on which You commented or posted Your public comments or postings would not appear on our Site

Part III
Your Rights
Marketing
You may opt out of receiving marketing and promotional materials from Us at any time, even if You have previously consented to receive these materials, provided that your withdrawal of consent will not have a legal effect on our actions, properly exercised, prior to the withdrawal. You may opt out of receiving marketing and promotional materials from Us by “unsubscribing” per the instructions provided on any promotional materials delivered to You by Us, or by emailing Us at any time at data@chicagobluesnetwork.com.

Access

  • You have the right to request copies of your personal data from Us. We may charge You a small fee based on our administrative costs in connection with this request. If You make this request electronically, You have the right to receive the copy in a commonly used, readable electronic form, unless You request otherwise;
  • You have the right to know:
    • what personal data We obtain;
    • why/for what purposes;
    • the categories of personal data We collect, store and process;
    • the recipients or categories of recipients with which We may share your personal data;
    • any foreign country recipients and foreign country transfers of your personal data (We currently have no need or intention to transfer your personal information to parties outside the United States. We are located in the United States. If You are not in the United States, your personal data provided to Us will be transmitted to Us in the United States);
    • the period of time for which We store your data;
    • the existence your other rights described in this Policy;
    • if We have your personal data but did not collect it directly from You, where We got it;
    • the existence of any decision-making or profiling, whether or not automatic, based on your personal data, and the logic, meaning and significance of that decision-making on your rights or service experience (We do not make decisions or engage in profiling, automatically or otherwise, based on your personal data).

Rectification

  • You have the right to request that We correct your personal information, including the right to complete any incomplete personal information, including with the provision of supplementary statements, and to have those corrections made by Us without undue delay.

Erasure

  • You have the right under certain circumstances to request that We erase your personal information. Those circumstances include but are not limited to:
    • where the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected;
    • where your consent is withdrawn and no other legal grounds exist for the processing of the data; or
    • where the data was unlawfully processed.
  • Notwithstanding your rights to erasure, We may refuse to erase your personal information under certain circumstances, including but not limited to where the processing of the information is necessary for our compliance with a legal obligation to which We are subject.

Restrict/Suspend Processing

  • You have the right to restrict or suspend the processing of your personal information if:
    • You contest the accuracy of the information;
    • the processing is unlawful;
    • You oppose erasure of the information and request restricted processing instead;
    • We no longer need the information for the purposes for which it was collected but You still need the information for the establishment, exercise or defense or legal claims;
    • You object to its use, pending verification of whether our legitimate interests in processing the information are overridden by your personal rights.

Portability

  • You have the right to data portability. This means You have the right, under certain circumstances and where technically feasible, to request that We transfer your personal information to another organization or directly to You.

Object to Processing

  • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information if that processing is based on our legitimate interests, unless We can demonstrate compelling legitimate interests which are not overridden by your personal interests, rights, and freedoms or We need to be able to process that information for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims

Complain

  • You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority
    To report a complaint or if You feel We have not addressed your concerns satisfactorily, You may contact the Illinois Attorney General online via the following link https://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/filecomplaint.html or otherwise at:

     

    Office of the Illinois Attorney General
    Consumer Protection Bureau
    500 South Second Street
    Springfield, IL 62701

Questions and Contact
If You have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our collection, storage or processing of your personal information, or if You would like to exercise your privacy rights, please email our representative and data protection officer, Scott Weil, at data@chicagobluesnetwork.com or use the contact form located on the Site. You may also reach Us by postal mail at Blues Institute, LLC, Attn: Scott Weil, Data Protection Officer, 4308 West Pratt Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL 60712.

Date of Last Revision: May 4, 2020

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