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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority.  This Statement of Privacy applies to and National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. Joliet Chapter and governs data collection and usage.  For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. Joliet Chapter include and NHBW Joliet.  By using the NHBW Joliet website, you consent to the data practices prescribed in this statement.

Safety and Security

Collection of your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.  However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when: (a) registering for an event on our site; (b) applying for services, scholarships; (c) sending us an email message; (d) submitting your credit card or other payment information when processing an online transaction or online donation on our site.  To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us.  We also may gather additional or non-personal information in the future.

When voluntarily submitted, NHBW Joliet may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name

  • Mailing Address

  • E-mail Address

  • Phone Number

For online transactions and/or donations, NHBW Joliet will collect billing and credit card information.  This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

Use of your Personal Information

NHBW Joliet collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested.

NHBW Joliet may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other events or services available from NHBW Joliet and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

NHBW Joliet does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

NHBW Joliet may share data with trusted partners to send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange deliveries.  All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to NHBW Joliet, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

NHBW Joliet may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on NHBW Joliet or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NHBW Joliet; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of NHBW Joliet, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware or software may be automatically collect by NHBW Joliet through the use of cookies.  This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website address.  This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the NHBW Joliet website.

Security of your Personal Information

NHBW Joliet secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.  NHBW Joliet uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • SSL Protocol


When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information.  Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and through this site cannot be guaranteed.

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and

  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the contact of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contact between you and us.

Children Under Thirteen

NHBW Joliet does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.  If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, NHBW Joliet may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.  In order to improve our services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from NHBW Joliet or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from NHBW Joliet, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE link in that communication.

Changes to this Statement

NHBW Joliet reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by updating any privacy information on this page.  Your continued use of the site and/or services available through this site after such modifications will constitute your; (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

NHBW Joliet welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy; you can contact us at:

National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. Joliet Chapter

P.O. Box 1084

Joliet, IL 60434-1084

E-mail Address:

Telephone Number:


Effective as of June 27, 2020

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