Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective 6/1/2015

FW PUBLISHING LLC, DBA FW: Chicago and Chicago Woman, its affiliates, employees, contributors, writers, and editors take very seriously the private nature of your personal information. This Privacy Policy describes how we treat the information we collect when you visit our Web site. Please read this notice carefully.

Personal Information: In order to supply you with your e newsletter and other email updates, we need your e-mail address.  FW Publishing LLC does not collect any other personal information that you do not expressly provide. FW Publishing LLC will never sell or share your personal information unless required for legal reasons or stated otherwise.

Usage Information: FW Publishing LLC may also collect non-personal, aggregated information about the users of our site. This information is not personally identifiable and will only be used to find out how people use our services and site. For example, this information will tell us how much time users spend on our site, from which other sites subscribers came, and to what other sites subscribers go. The collection of this information allows us to, among other things, prepare for traffic load demands and to efficiently deliver quality content.

Choice/Opt-Out: If we ever send you information by e-mail that you did not expressly request, we will provide you with an opt out link in the e-mail by which you may request no future notices.

Third Party Advertising: Some of the ads appearing on this Web site may be delivered to you by our Web advertising partners. Information about your visit to their site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), is used to serve ads to you.

Tracking: Like most sites, FW Publishing LLC makes use of browser "cookies." Cookies are small text files placed on your computer's hard disk by our server. They allow us to quickly check your status as a subscriber and facilitate access to your preferences. FW Publishing LLC will never use cookies to retrieve information from a computer that is unrelated to our site or services.

Third Party Cookies: In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.

Links to Other Sites: As part of the service, FW Publishing LLC may create links allowing you to access third party sites. FW Publishing LLC is not responsible for the content that appears on those sites and does not endorse these sites.

Survey and Contests: From time-to-time FW Publishing LLC requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Partner Messages: FW Publishing LLC may deliver partner messages to our audience. We never sell or share your personal information with advertisers, partners or other third parties directly. Any such correspondence will include opt out links. You may also contact us at 312-957-4637 or

Security Information: We have put into place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online.

Contact: If you have any concerns or questions about the use of your data or information, please contact us at  312-957-4637 or