Illinoistimestix.com and its related services and products (“Website”) are owned and operated
by Central Illinois Communications, d/b/a/ Illinois Times. Illinois Times has adopted this Privacy
when you use the Website and to explain how this Personal Information is used. Illinois Times
clearly and transparently discloses its privacy practices to the user.
Illinois Times respects your privacy and makes a concerted effort to protect your identity and
ILLINOIS TIMES MAY CHANGE, MODIFY, AMEND, SUSPEND, TERMINATE, OR REPLACE
DISCRETION. IN THE EVENT ILLINOIS TIMES CHANGES, MODIFIES, AMENDS, OR
CHANGE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE AFTER A CHANGE IN THE
ASSENT TO THE CHANGE, MODIFICATION, AMENDMENT, OR REPLACEMENT
1. Illinois Times may collect the following Personal Information from you:
Any information that you submit to the Website, Social Media or similar third party sites or
applications; First and last name; Email address; Mailing address; Age and gender; Phone
number; Photograph/image/video; Country; Business name, business website, business email
address; Account holder and payment information
2. Illinois Times may also collect the following additional information from you:
Your IP address; Your use of the Website; Your order history; Information stored in cookies, pixel
tags, or web beacons; Analytic data from Google Analytics; and any other additional analytic data
that you voluntarily submit to the Website.
Illinois Times may collect this Personal Information from you through various channels,
including, but not limited to, through your voluntary submission of information to the Website,
through requests initiated by you through the Website, through online sweepstakes, through
communication with third parties such as banks, through the collection and analysis of information
pixel tags, Google Analytics, and through other sources permitted by law.
Illinois Times may collect this Personal Information from you through credit card payments
processed by third party payment processors, such as Forte Payment Systems. Forte Payments
Cookies are identifiers that are shared between your computer and our website to enable our
systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as the storage of items in your
shopping cart. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your
browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new
cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. We recommend that you leave them turned on or
please contact customer service to place a phone order.
3. Illinois Times uses this Personal Information to:
Provide you with the Website, process any requests made by you, process any orders or
business contemplated by the Website, communicate with you, identify and fix problems with the
Website, update you on changes to the Website, communicate with you concerning your account,
to complete a transaction you initiated, and to update you on Illinois Times’ products and
services offered through the Website or the services of third parties.
Illinois Times may share your Personal Information with third parties where it has obtained your
consent, whether express or implied, with third party service providers to provide you with
services initiated at your request, with Illinois Times’ parents, subsidiaries, successors, and
assigns, and with Illinois Times’ business partners who offer services through or in association
with the Website.
Illinois Times may use your Personal Information, including your email address, to communicate
with you about the Website, your use of services related to the Website such as promotions,
contests, advertising placements and/or the purchase of goods or services. Illinois Times may
also use your Personal Information, including your email address, for tracking, analytics,
marketing, and research purposes. Illinois Times will contact you through an e-newsletter. Each
e-newsletter sent contains a very easy and automated way for you to unsubscribe from receiving
email messages from us in the future. If you have received unwanted, unsolicited email sent via
this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your
comments to Illinois Times for review. We will look into the matter immediately.
Illinois Times reserves the right to sell, share, or rent individual Personal Information with
anyone without your advance written permission or unless to: (1) respond to authorized
information requests by government authorities; (2) to respond to a court order or subpoena; (3)
to protect the employees, independent contractors, users, members, officers, directors, or
shareholders of Illinois Times; or (4) to help prevent against fraud or the violation of any
applicable law, statute, regulation, ordinance, or treaty. Information submitted to us is only
available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you
emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of
providing services relating to our communications with you, such as technical maintenance and
credit card processing.
Illinois Times uses Google Analytics remarketing codes to log when users view specific pages or
take specific actions on a website. This allows us to provide targeted advertising in the future. If
you do not wish to receive this type of advertising from us in the future you can opt out using the
DoubleClick opt-out page ( HYPERLINK "http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/"
You are solely responsible for the protection of any Personal Information that you submit to the
Website, and you are advised to review that Personal Information before you submit it to the
Website. You acknowledge and agree that Illinois Times is not responsible for any third party
links, content, or communications sent to you from entities or individuals that Illinois Times does
not own or control. You are advised to review the privacy policies of third party websites.
Comply or attempt to comply with all laws domestic and foreign.
4. Illinois Times stores your Personal Information in the following manner:
Your Personal Information is stored and processed on computers and servers in the United
States and, through your use of the Website, you unequivocally consent to the processing and
storage of your Personal Information. You understand and agree that Illinois Times may
continue to store your information after you cease use of the service or disable your Account.
Illinois Times uses commercially reasonable efforts and standard technology to store and help
prevent against the unauthorized disclosure of your Personal Information. Though it undertakes
commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information, no Website is completely
safe. Accordingly, you provide all such Personal Information at your own risk.
In order to protect your Personal Information, Illinois Times will use specific security measures,
such Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. This is denoted
in most web-browsers by a small padlock appearing on the bottom bar of the window and the
address of the window changing from http:// to https://, meaning a secure connection.
Illinois Times electronically verifies every financial transaction with the credit company,
processing only those orders the credit card company authorizes. In the case of a suspicious or
declined transaction, Illinois Times may contact you to confirm the validity and ensure your
identity or cancel that order with full notification.
5. Illinois Times may share your Personal Information with third parties in the following
Where Illinois Times is complying or in good faith attempting to comply with any law, regulation
or law enforcement request; Where Illinois Times has obtained your consent; Where sharing or
disclosure of your Personal Information is necessary to provide you with the Website and/or
services associated therewith; Where sharing or disclosure of your Personal Information is
necessary to share Personal Information with Illinois Times’ parents, subsidiaries, successors,
assigns, licensees, affiliates, or business partners; Where Illinois Times has been purchased by
a third party; Where sharing or disclosure of your Personal Information is necessary to respond to
requests by government authorities; Where your Personal Information is demanded by a court
order or subpoena; Where sharing or disclosure of your Personal Information is needed to protect
the employees, independent contractors, officers, directors, members, users, or shareholders of
Illinois Times; and Where sharing or disclosure of your Personal Information is needed to help
prevent against fraud or the violation of any applicable law, statute, regulation, ordinance, or
You understand and agree that Illinois Times may specifically share your information with mobile
service providers, search engine providers, payment processors, web merchants, and online
retailers in order to complete the services offered through the Website.
6. Purchase or sale of the Website or other assets:
Illinois Times may purchase other businesses or sell components of its business, including, but
not limited to, the Website. In the event that Illinois Times purchases another business or sells
any component of its business, your Personal Information will continue to be used consistent with
7. You may stop Illinois Times from collecting your Personal Information by:
Adjusting your web browser settings, limiting cookies or other tracking techniques, or by ceasing
your use of the Website. You may contact Illinois Times with any requests regarding your
information, but Illinois Times reserves the right to act or not act upon such requests.
8. When using the Website, you are obligated to:
Inform Illinois Times of any changes to your Personal Information, and protect the security of
your username, password, and Personal Information.
9. California Residents
California residents have the right to receive information that identifies any third party companies
or individuals that Illinois Times has shared your Personal Information with in the previous
calendar year, as well as a description of the categories of Personal Information disclosed to that
third party. You may obtain this information once a year and free of charge by contacting Illinois
Times at the address below. Illinois Times ignores any and all Do Not Track requests and
10. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Policy
Illinois Times does not knowingly or intentionally collect Personal Information from children
under the age of 13 or other minors. Where appropriate, Illinois Times takes reasonable
measures to determine that users are adults of legal age and to inform minors not to submit such
information to the Website or in response to advertisements. If you are concerned that Personal
Information may have been inadvertently provided to or collected by Illinois Times, please
contact us immediately so appropriate steps may be taken to remove such information from
Illinois Times’ database.
11. Third party services and third party links
Illinois Times may outsource or subcontract some of our technical support, tracking and
reporting functions, payment processing functions, and other services to third parties. We may
share information from or about you with them so that they can perform their services as long as
held responsible for any third party communications sent by entities that Illinois Times does not
own or control or for any third party links (including advertisements). You are encouraged to
review any third party privacy policies before utilizing any such third party service.
Illinois Times may include or offer third party products or services on the Website and provide
third party links to the same. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy
policies. Illinois Times has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of such third
parties and their websites. We encourage you to read carefully the privacy policies of all such
third party websites. We seek to protect the integrity of the Website and therefore welcome any
feedback about any such third party websites.
12. Contact and Notices
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days after the party seeking indemnification receives notice of the claim (or sooner if required by