Allies for Community Business Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes our current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by Allies for Community Business (A4CB) through our website, (the “Site”). This privacy policy is independent from A4CB’s offline personal data collection practices for programmatic or organizational purposes. The term “personal data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, and any other information that is identified with you personally.

Notification of Changes to This Policy

In the future, A4CB may add new functionality and features to our website and improve or add to our existing products, services, and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, A4CB’s privacy practices will change from time to time. A4CB therefore reserves the right to change this policy at any time without prior notice by posting the revised policy to the Site.

Information Collected

A4CB only collects personal information about you when you specifically provide it, typically in connection to subscribing to our newsletter, RSVPing to our events, or applying to one of our programs. In connection with online program applications, A4CB collects your name and address, the name and address of your organization, and other information about you or your organization necessary to determine eligibility to participate in an A4CB program.

Use of Personal Data Collected Through the Site

A4CB uses your personal data and/or your organization’s data to answer questions or to facilitate our communications and programmatic initiatives. A4CB may also use this information to help improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services. A4CB may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about our products or services that it believes will be of interest to you, including our annual report, updates to grants, and/or an e-newsletter. To opt out of receiving future communications from A4CB, please send an email to

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

A4CB is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our online visitors. A4CB may share your information with partners and agents who assist A4CB in the administration of our programs and services, and then only to the extent necessary to implement the program, and only if the partners and agents are under an obligation not to sell or share your information. Except as described in the prior sentence, information that is collected from A4CB’s website is not sold or shared with any individual or organization.

Link to Other Sites

A4CB’s Site includes temporary and permanent links to other websites as pointers to information that may be useful to A4CB’s website visitors. A4CB disclaims responsibility for the privacy and security practices of non-A4CB websites, or for the nature of the content contained therein. A4CB does not control these non-A4CB websites and is not responsible for their data practices. Links to non-A4CB websites do not constitute endorsements of those websites by A4CB.

Governing Law

This privacy policy forms part of A4CB’s Terms of Use and, as such, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois.

Questions about A4CB’s Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or concerns about the way A4CB processes your personal data, please contact us.

Updated January 2021