Privacy Policy

This website has been developed and is operated and maintained by or on behalf of The Girls' Place-Chi, LLC on (“TGP“, “we” or “us“). 

At The Girls' Place, accessible from thegirlsplacechi.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy contains types of information that is collected and recorded by The Girls' Place and how we use it. 

 

TGP is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information while striving to provide the very best user experience. We want our site to be safe and enjoyable for everyone. We have a legal duty to protect the personal information we collect from you.

 

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in The Girls' Place. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

 

Consent

 

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect: 

 

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

 

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

 

When you register for an account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

 

How we use your information

 

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website

  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website

  • Understand and analyze how you use our website

  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality

  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes

  • Send you emails

  • Find and prevent fraud

 

Log Files

 

The Girls' Place follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. 

The Girls' Place does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Participation 

Participation must be given by a consenting parent or guardian over the age of 18 for the child in attendance.  The parent or guardian must be in the same household with the child.

Participating in our events constitutes permission for The Girls’ Place and its agencies to use each child’s name and/or likeness in photo or video for advertising and/or promotional uses without any additional compensation to promote the organization and event. 

By accepting these terms and attending the event whether virtual or in person, you agree to hold The Girls’ Place, its licensors and suppliers, each of the foregoing entitles' parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, officers, directors, sponsors, and employees harmless for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by participation in our events. 

You also forfeit the right to use any product, service, or idea that is created while in attendance. TGP is the sole owner of any product, service, or idea that is created unless stated otherwise. Usage or any product, service, or idea without consent can be punishable to the fullest extent of the law.

 

Cookies and Web Beacons

 

Like any other website, The Girls' Place uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

 

For more general information on cookies, please read "What Are Cookies".

 

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

 

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of The Girls' Place.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on The Girls' Place, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

 

Note that The Girls' Place has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

 

Third Party Privacy Policies

 

The Girls' Place's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

 

Third Party Analytics Services: we may use the Google Analytics, Flurry or other analytics services to anonymously collect and analyze which pages of the website are viewed and for how long and which links are followed, so that we can provide more content which is of interest to you. Maintenance and storage of information: Your information is collected through the relevant website(s) and certain information is passed on to us. We store that information on servers, which are owned and maintained by or on behalf of TGP and its group companies. 

 

We may keep your information for a reasonable period for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. 

 

Links to other websites: this website may contain links to other websites and we may display advertisements from third parties. We may monetize some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programs. 

 

Notwithstanding such affiliate programs, we are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these websites or for third party advertisers, even if they use the website’s logo as part of a co-branding agreement, nor for the way in which information about their users is treated. Before submitting any personal information to such websites, you should check their privacy policy. 

 

Security

In accordance with legal data requirements, we will adopt appropriate security procedures to help prevent unauthorized access to your information. Neither TGP nor any of its group companies shall be liable for any attempt to hack, crack or otherwise gain access to any of your information on servers 

owned and maintained by or on behalf of TGP and its group companies. 

 

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

 

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

 

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer's personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer's personal data, not sell the consumer's personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

 

GDPR Data Protection Rights

 

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

 

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

 

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

 

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a processing fee). 

 

Participation 

 

Participation must be given by a consenting parent or guardian over the age of 18 for the child in attendance.  The parent or guardian must be in the same household with the child.

 

Participating in our events constitutes permission for The Girls’ Place and its agencies to use each child’s name and/or likeness in photo or video for advertising and/or promotional uses without any additional compensation to promote the organization and event. 

 

By accepting these terms and attending the event whether virtual or in person, you agree to hold The Girls’ Place, its licensors and suppliers, each of the foregoing entitles' parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, officers, directors, sponsors, and employees harmless for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by participation in our events. 

 

 You also forfeit the right to use any product, service, or idea that is created while in attendance. TGP is the sole owner of any product, service, or idea that is created unless stated otherwise. Usage or any product, service, or idea without consent can be punishable to the fullest extent of the law.

 

 

Policy changes

 

By using the website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy and our terms of use. We may amend this privacy policy and/or the terms of use from time to time. If we do so, an updated version will be available through our website. You will be bound by the new terms upon your continued use of this website.