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Privacy Policy

 You acknowledge that this Privacy Policy is designed to be read in connection with our Terms and Conditions of Use, which is available at and that by accessing or using this Website (defined below), you agree to be bound by such Terms and Conditions of Use as well as this Privacy Policy.



  • Introduction.

    • Privacy Notice. Entrepreneurs Academy (“we”, “us” or “our”), is the owner of this web site at (this “Website”).   We are committed to protecting your online privacy while using this Website.  This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, including, without limitation, potential clients, customers, donors, etc. The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” mean Website visitors, clients, customers, donors and any other users of this Website. 

    • Contact Information and General Use. We can be contacted by e-mail at or by mail at 4950 W. Thomas Street, Chicago, IL 60651. This Privacy Policy discloses our information practices for this Website, including, without limitation, (i) what type of personal information is requested from you in order to, among other things, register for events with us, donate funds, subscribe to our newsletter and apply to enroll in our programs; (ii) how the information is used; and (iii) with whom the information is shared. The term “personal information” means information that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you, including, without limitation, your legal name, phone number, e-mail address or mailing address. 

    • Website Visits. In general, you can visit this Website without disclosing any personal information. We do not keep track of the domains from which people visit us.

  • Personal Information That May Be Collected.

    • Identifying Information. In order to enroll into our programs and workshops on this Website, we may request you to provide certain personal information, which may include your legal name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.  We may request additional information necessary to establish and maintain your enrollment account and for purposes of reporting requirements to grant programs, including your username, gender, race, ethnic background, veteran status and criminal history.  In order to submit donations on this Website, we may request you to provide certain personal information, which may include your legal name, mailing address, e-mail address, method of payment and, if applicable, credit card number or other payment information. In order to opt-in to our newsletter or mailing list, we may request you to provide certain personal information, which may include your legal name and e-mail address.  We also receive other similar information provided by you if you participate in an event hosted by Entrepreneurs Academy or its partners (such as webinars or virtual classes) and in your interactions with Entrepreneurs Academy’s social media accounts.  We use vendors like PayPal and Donorbox as a website third-party processor that collects and processes certain of your data for payment transactions.  

    • Service Quality Monitoring. Some services on this Website may require you to call us or Entrepreneurs Academy to call you. We will not contact you by telephone without your prior consent, except to confirm your enrollment in our programs or to inform you of updates regarding any program for which you enrolled. 

    • Information from Children. You must be at least 18 years old to use this Website.  We do not sell or offer products or services for purchase or use by children, and will not knowingly collect or post information from a child under the age of 18, without the involvement of a child’s parent or guardian. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with any personal information, we will promptly delete such information from our systems.  We do not use personal information collected from children for marketing or promotional purposes and we do not disclose such information to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.

    • Lost or Stolen Information; Accurate Information.  If you are our client or recurring donor, and your password or credit card is lost or stolen, promptly notify us in order to enable us to cancel the lost or stolen information and to update our records with your changed password or credit card.  Help keep your personal information accurate. If your personal information has changed, please e-mail the new information to us at If you would like to review the information we have in our files for you, please e-mail your request to us at, together with the description or confirmation of your recent registration, enrollment or donation.  

    • Links to Other Web Sites. This Website may contain links to other web sites that Entrepreneurs Academy does not own or operate, including, without limitation, and  We do not endorse these parties, their content or any products or services they offer.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other web sites.

  • Uses Made of the Information.

    • Limited Uses Identified. Without your prior consent, we will not use your personal information for any purpose other than that for which it is submitted. For example, we use your information to, among other things, reply to inquiries, handle complaints, provide operational or other user-related notices, provide support, provide information related to recent registrations, donations or purchases, prevent or address service errors, assist with security issues, and correspond with our newsletter subscribers. We use payment information you provide to us in order to process donations, alert you of past, current or upcoming charges and perform internal financial processes, such as verifying the status of a donation or purchase. 

    • Administrative Uses and Your Requests.  We may contact you to inform you about changes in your services, our service or product offerings and other important service- or product-related notices.  We may also use your information to respond to your questions or comments.  

    • Marketing Uses. Subject to your opt-out preference and subscription, we may e-mail you with information about this Website, our products, services and programming and related information in which you have indicated an interest or topics we think would be relevant to you.  You may opt out of receiving these marketing communications at any time.  

    • Stored Information Uses. Other than payment information, we store and retain the information you provide on this Website.  We use this information to compile your donation history and your registration history in order to enable us to recommend products, services, programming or special offers that would be of interest to you. Additionally, we may use your stored information to support your interaction with this Website, to deliver information related to your donations and registrations and to contact you again about other services and products we offer. We do not store any payment information in our records. 

    • Online Advertising. Some companies that help us deliver online advertising, such as banner ads, may collect and use information about our clients to help us better understand the types of advertising or promotions that are most appealing to our clients. After it is collected, such information is aggregated so it is not identifiable to a specific individual. If, however, you would prefer that these companies not collect such information, please e-mail us at

  • Disclosure of the Information.

    • Third-Party Service Providers, Agents or Contractors. We engage other companies, agents and contractors (“Service Providers”) to perform services on our behalf or to assist us with providing services and communications to you.  We may engage such Service Providers to, among other things, process payment transactions, aid in communications, enhance data security matters, provide customer service, provide marketing assistance and analyze data. These Service Providers may be provided with your personal information required to perform their duties and obligations, but these parties are prohibited by contract from using the information for other purposes. 

    • Affiliated Businesses. We may disclose information you provide to our current or future affiliates or subsidiaries for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy. 

    • Marketing Analysis by Third Parties. We reserve the right to disclose to third parties’ personal information about our users for purposes of marketing analysis; however, any information disclosed for this purpose will be in the form of aggregate data that does not describe or identify an individual customer.

    • Disclosure to Government Authorities. We may use your information to comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including, without limitation, complying with subpoenas, warrants or orders from law enforcement or other governmental authorities, or in legal proceedings involving Entrepreneurs Academy. 

  • Use of Computer Tracking Technologies.

    • No Tracking of Personal Information. This Website does not track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by users.  This Website’s logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to its sites. This information contains no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.  This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff for research and development, user analysis and business decision making, all of which provides better services to our users. The statistics garnered from this collection of data may also be provided to third parties for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy. 

    • Use of Cookies. We, or our third-party vendors, collect non-identifiable and personal information through the use of various technologies, including “cookies.” A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier that a web site can transfer to your hard drive through your browser. The cookie is then stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer, but not you personally. Cookies may be sent by us or our third-party vendors. You can set your browser to notify you before a cookie is received, giving you an opportunity to decide whether to accept the cookie. You may also set your browser to turn off or disable cookies; however, some web sites may not work properly if cookies are disabled. 

    • Use of Web Beacon Technologies. We may also use web beacon or other technologies to receive and store certain types of information when you interact with this Website through your computer and mobile device (subject to your consent or opt-out preferences).  We use these technologies to better tailor this Website to provide you better customer service. If these technologies are in use, when you access these pages of this Website, a non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be processed by Entrepreneurs Academy or by its suppliers. Web beacons usually work in conjunction with cookies. If you do not want cookie information to be associated with your visits to these pages, you can set your browser to turn off cookies.  However, web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to these pages, but the notices they generate cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information.

    • Collection of Non-Identifiable Information. We may collect non-identifiable information from your visits to the Website in order to provide better customer service. Examples of such information include, without limitation: traffic analysis, such as tracking numbers of visitors; measuring user activity on this Website; web site and system administration; user analysis; and business decision making. Such information is sometimes known as "clickstream data." We or the companies and individuals we engage may use this data to analyze trends and statistics.

    • Collection of Personal Information. We collect personal information from you during a transaction made through this Website. We may extract some personal information about that transaction in a non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable information, such as clickstream data. This information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level (not at an individual level) to help us understand trends and patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level.

  • Information Security.

    • Commitment to Online Security. We employ reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information.  We intend to protect personal information and to maintain its quality. To do this, we implement or partner with companies who use appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information such as billing and payment data. 

    • No Liability for Acts of Third Parties. We will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. However, given the nature of communications and information processing technology, there is no guarantee that information will be absolutely safe from access, alteration or destruction by a breach of any of our physical, technical and managerial safeguards. Consequently, we shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of information due to no fault of our own, including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of third parties. 

  • Privacy Policy Changes and Opt-Out Rights.

    • Changes to Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated as of the Effective Date set forth above. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. A notice of any material change to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page, so please check back here periodically. 

    • Opt-Out Right. You have the right at any time to cease permitting personal information to be collected, used or disclosed by Entrepreneurs Academy or by any third parties with whom we have shared or transferred such personal information. You may exercise your right of cancellation by contacting us by e-mail at or, for purposes of opting out of marketing e-mails, following the opt-out link contained in the marketing e-mail itself. After processing the cancellation, we will delete your requested personal information from our data base.

  • Access Rights to Data.

    • Information Maintained by Entrepreneurs Academy. Upon your written request, we will provide a reasonable description of your personal information that we maintain in our data base. We can be contacted by e-mail at

    • Corrections and Changes to Personal Information. Help us to keep your personal information accurate. If your personal information changes, or if you note an error upon review of the information that we have on file for you, please promptly e-mail us at and provide the new or correct information.

    • Your California Privacy Rights. Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of ours who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at Within thirty (30) calendar days of receiving such request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. You may make this request no more than once per calendar year. We reserve the right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the e-mail address specified in this paragraph.

    • California’s privacy laws require a company to provide notice to California users of their rights to receive information on to which entities their information was shared for marketing purposes.

  • GDPR Rights. Entrepreneurs Academy is a personal data “processor” and “controller” under the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) for the information collected in connection with this Website.  A “processor” is the person or entity collecting and processing personal data from a data subject on behalf of the controller.  A “controller” is the person or entity determining the purpose and means of processing the personal data.  A “data subject” is an identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is being collected on this Website. “Personal data” includes, without limitation, any personal information, and a data subject’s identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data or online identifier or the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of such data subject.  A data subject may be of any age or nationality.  As a data subject, within the European Union, you are entitled to certain rights under the GDPR. You have the right to:

    • Access a copy of what personal data we have about you. 

    • Request that we correct incomplete or inaccurate personal data of yours.  

    • Erase your personal data.

    • Seek restrictions on the processing of your personal data.

    • Not be subjected to automated decision-making such as pre-ticked boxes. 

    • The portability of your personal data in a readable format.

    • Withdraw consent provided to us at any time concerning the processing of your personal data without affecting the lawfulness of whatever processing that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.

    • Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the GDPR.


We require only the information that is reasonably required for any of the following reasons: (i) enter into a contract with you, (ii) for which you’ve given your consent, (iii) to fulfill our legal obligations or (iv) necessary for our legitimate interests to keep our records updated and provide our clients with information about our products or services. 

  • Accountability.

    • Questions, Problems and Complaints. If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, or a complaint about our compliance with this Privacy Policy, you may contact us by e-mail at or by mail at 4950 W. Thomas Street, Chicago, IL 60651.

    • Terms of Use. If you choose to purchase, donate or subscribe to our products or services, your action to do so is deemed as your acceptance of the terms described in this Privacy Policy. Any dispute over privacy between you and Entrepreneurs Academy is subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions of Use, which is incorporated in this Privacy Policy and which can be read at 

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