Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED: 2/22/2021


Your privacy is important to us.


Our Privacy Policy was created to help you understand how and why we collect the personal information you provide. It is here to assist you in making decisions on what information to provide when using our website.


Our website's registration forms require users to provide contact information such as name and email address. We use provided contact information to send the user our electronic newsletter and other information about Habitat for Humanity Chicago. The user’s contact information is also used to contact the user when necessary. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings; see the Choice/Opt-Out section below.


Our website uses donation forms from donors to support our program. We collect contact information, such as email and physical addresses. Contact information from the order form is used to send acknowledgements, donation receipt letters, and information about Habitat for Humanity Chicago to our donors. The donor's contact information is also used to get in touch when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the Choice/Opt-Out section below. Credit card information that is collected is only used to charge the user for donations. It is masked internally, and it is never divulged to any outside party. Aside from contact information and credit card information, we will obtain your personal data directly when you make a donation, sign up for one of our events, or when you communicate with us directly in some other way. We will obtain your personal data when you communicate to your employer or to a retail partner of Habitat for Humanity during your point of purchase that you affirmatively designate Habitat for Humanity Chicago to receive a personal contribution from you. We might also obtain your personal data through your use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, depending on your settings or the privacy policies of these social medial and messaging services. To change your settings on these services, please refer to their privacy notes, which will tell you how to do this.


We will not give away or sell your email or physical addresses. If another non-profit organization assumes responsibility of our affiliate and takes control of our donor list, you will be given two weeks of notice to opt out before the transfer.


This site contains links to other websites. Habitat for Humanity Chicago and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. The Habitat for Humanity Chicago website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by other organizations, including private sector partners, other NGOs and charities, and Habitat Affiliates and Habitat National Organizations. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including policies on the use of cookies, which would apply to the use of personal information you submit or which is collected by cookies while visiting those websites. Habitat for Humanity cannot accept responsibility for the privacy practices of such third-party websites, and we recommend therefore that you familiarize yourself with their policies.


We may update your Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know with a prominent notice on our website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.



This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Our donation webpage is run on a secure server. Please do not send credit card information via email as it is not secure. We will never ask for personal information, such as credit card numbers, via email. Emails are not a secure process and we ask that you take the appropriate precautions. If you want to donate to our organization via credit card but not through our website, please use one of the following methods:

  • Call our office to arrange the donation: 312-563-0296

  • Use the Donate by Mail form found on this page.



This website gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications.

  • Email us at:

  • Send mail to the following postal address: 1100 W Cermak Rd, Ste 404, Chicago, IL 60608

  • Call the following telephone number: 312-563-0296

  • For email communications, you may use the “Manage My Subscriptions” link at the end of any communication we send you to opt out entirely or select which communications you would like to receive.



This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

  • Email us at:

  • Send mail to the following postal address: 1100 W Cermak Rd, Ste 404, Chicago, IL 60608

  • Call the following telephone number: 312-563-0296


Anti-Spam Policy

We do not send emails to people that do not have a relationship with our organization. This relationship can start in the following ways:

The person:

  • Opted in to one of our email lists either at one of our sites or one of our partners' sites.

  • Made a donation to one of our programs.

  • Purchased a ticket for one of our events.

  • Entered a drawing or contest either online or in-person at a live event.

  • Registered to volunteer with us.

  • Contacting us through the website.



If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

Habitat for Humanity Chicago

1100 W Cermak Rd, Ste 404, Chicago, IL 60608


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