Please read carefully
1. We collect a limited amount of personal information but you have complete
control over how much/little you give us.
2. We will never sell or distribute your personal information to any third party for any reason.
3. We may use your personal information to contact you no more than once a week with a text based email message updating you on our site and offering promotions, news and other information of interest to our members.
4. To ensure your privacy, we require you to sign out of your account each time you finish using our online services. This is especially important when you share or use a public computer.
Collection of Personal Information
When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as becoming a member or posting a Personal Profile we ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, RussianChicago.Com may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), email address, telephone and other personal identifying information.
When ordering products or services on the site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
When you submit personal information to RussianChicago.Com on this site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national borders and may be stored and processed by us.
How Is Your Information Used?
We collect your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. When you send a Personal Profile, for instance, some of the information you provided to us is displayed in the Personal Profile which is available to any visitor to the site.
You Have a Choice
To maintain your privacy, you must refrain from giving us any information you don't feel comfortable sharing. However, it is not possible to use all features of our site without giving us some basic information about yourself.
In order to improve our site, we use "cookies" to track your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card, recording your passwords, purchases, and preferences. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (For some Web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages.)
log the IP/Internet address of your computer, this information does not identify
you personally and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided RussianChicago.Com
with personal information.
Your cookie is permanent and will not be deleted unless you Sign-Out of the site after using it by clicking on the link in the header of the site titled "Sign In/Out" It is important that you perform this step to prevent other users of your computer from accessing your account information.
Updating Your Personal Information
You have the right to access and correct your personal information and preferences at any time. Use your "My Profile" link on the most pages of the RussianChicago.Com site. This link will load a page where you can change your personal information.
Last edited on Sept. 29, 2005