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Privacy Policy for Chicago Executive Coaching and Leadership Breakthroughs Blog

At ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com, accessible from https://chicagoexecutivecoaching.com/, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com and how we use it.

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

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com 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.

Disabling Cookies

Your browser has settings that you can use to disable cookies. Here are links the four most popular browsers.

More specifically, you can disable Third Party Statistics Cookies that we use to monitor web traffic on the StatCounter site by setting a refusal cookie that applies to all sites using their system.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com. Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator and other resources.

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 ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com, 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 ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com’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. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

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. What Are Cookies?

Analytical Cookies

Google Analytics

Our website uses third party cookies, such as Google Analytics cookies (third party cookies) for the following purposes:

  • a cookie to record the time of your first visit to website, the time of your most recent visit to the website and the time of your current visit;
  • a cookie to record which page(s) you visit on the website;
  • a cookie to record how long you stayed on the website; and
  • a cookie to record how you located our website (i.e. Google search, keyword, link from other page etc.).

We only share the information obtained through the use of Google Analytics with Google. For more information on Google’s use of your information, please see Types of Cookies Used by Google. The cookies we use for these purposes do not track your Internet usage after leaving our website and do not store your personal information. They will not be used in connection with any other information to identify you in any way.

StatCounter Analytics: Privacy Declaration

Statcounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in etc. We use Statcounter because better understanding how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.

Statcounter uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on visitors and visitor activity on our website. This data includes:

  • Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)
  • IP address (this is a numerical label assigned to a device by an Internet Service Provider to enable the device to access the internet)
  • Browser and Operating System (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the browsers/operating systems used to access our site)
  • Device Information e.g. device type and screen size (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the devices used to access our site)
  • Referring Data e.g. a search engine link (this can help us to understand which search engines are helping visitors to find our website)

Furthermore, when you visit our website a Statcounter cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.

You can learn more about cookies from Statcounter and set your browser to refuse same here:
http://statcounter.com/about/set-refusal-cookie/

For further details, please see the Statcounter privacy policy the:
https://statcounter.com/about/legal/#privacy

Mail Chimp Privacy Policy

Mail Chip is our third party email marketing service used to deliver marketing and educational information to our subscribers.  Link to the MailChimp Privacy Policy.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact Forms

Our contact forms requests contact information from visitors who volunteer to share.  No contact or survey information is shared with any third parties not listed in this policy.  And contact information is only used to maintain a relationship by sharing educational and marketing information with those who have opted in to receive it

Log Files

ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com 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.

ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com 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.

Online Privacy Policy Only

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 ChicagoExecutiveCoaching.com. 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 and Conditions.

By agreeing to this policy you consent to the use of cookies by us as described above. Please remember that we are not responsible for external websites).

Cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers. If you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our Site do not work properly.