Information collection and use
We may collect and combine information when you interact with Woke Chicago Services, including:
Information you provide to us
We may collect the information that you provide to us, such as:
When you create an account with a Woke Chicago Service or brand. (Please note, when you use our Services, we may recognize you or your devices even if you are not signed in to our Services.) Woke Chicago may use device IDs, cookies, and other signals, including information obtained from third parties, to associate accounts and/or devices with you.
If you use our Services to communicate with others or post, upload or store content (such as comments, photos, voice inputs, videos, emails, messaging services, and attachments).
Woke Chicago analyzes and stores all communications content, including email content from incoming and outgoing mail. This allows us to deliver, personalize, and develop relevant features, content, advertising, and Services.
When you otherwise use our Services, such as title queries, watch history, page views, search queries, view the content we make available, or install any Woke Chicago software such as plugins.
When you sign up for paid Services, use Services that require your financial information, or complete transactions with us or our business partners, we may collect your payment and billing information.
We collect information from your devices (computers, mobile phones, tablets, etc.), including information about how you interact with our Services and those of our third-party partners, and information that allows us to recognize and associate your activity across devices and Services. This information includes device-specific identifiers and information such as IP address, cookie information, mobile device and advertising identifiers, browser version, operating system type and version, mobile network information, device settings, and software data. We may recognize your devices to provide you with personalized experiences and advertising across the devices you use.
We collect location information from a variety of sources. You can learn more about and manage your location permissions by visiting the location settings tool on your devices.
Information from cookies and other technologies
Information from others
we collect information about you when we receive it from other users and third parties, such as:
If you connect your account to third-party services or sign in using a third-party partner (like Facebook or Twitter)
From publicly-available sources
From advertisers about your experiences or interactions with their offerings
When we obtain information from third-parties or other companies, such as those that use our Services. This may include your activity on other sites and apps, as well as information those third-parties provide to you or us.
How we use this information
Woke Chicago communicates by email with community members who download free materials, purchase a product, make a donation, or sign up for our mailing list. If at any time you would like to be removed from our email list, please click the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of an email or send your request to .
Additionally, we are able to deliver, personalize and improve our Services by combining and using the information we have about you (including information we receive on and off our Services) to understand how you use and interact with our Services, and the people or things you’re connected to and interested in.
We also may use the information we have about you for the following purposes:
Provide, maintain, improve, and develop relevant features, content, and Services.
Analyze your content and other information.
Fulfill your requests and when authorized by you.
Contact you with information about your account.
Associate your activity across our Services and your different devices as well as associate any accounts you may use across Woke Chicago Services together. We may associate activity and accounts under a single user ID.
Conduct research and support innovation.
Create analytics and reports for internal purposes. These analytics and reports may include aggregate or pseudonymized information.
Combine information we have about you with information we obtain from programs within Woke Chicago.
Detect and defend against fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful activity.
How we share this information
We do not sell, license or share information that individually identifies our customers with companies, organizations, or individuals outside of Woke Chicago.
It is our intent to inform you before we collect personally identifiable information, and to tell you what we intend to do with it. You will have the option of not providing the information, in which case you may still be able to access other portions of this website, although you may not be able to access certain areas. In certain portions of this website, we also may enable you to “opt-out” of certain uses of your information, or elect not to receive future communications or services.
We believe you should have the tools to control your information. If you made a donation to Woke Chicago via PayPal, you can manage or review your account information in your Supporter Dashboard in PayPal. If you need assistance with a donation or purchase from Woke Chicago which was completed prior to July 2020, email us at .
If the ownership or control of all or part of Woke Chicago or a specific Service changes as a result of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, we may transfer your information to the new owner.
Woke Chicago has technical, administrative, and physical safeguards in place to help protect against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of customer information we collect or store.
Data Processing and Transfers
Other Important Information
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