LinkUp Chicago

LinkUp Chicago Privacy Policy

Last updated: 07/19/2023

Your privacy is important to us at LinkUp Chicago. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you visit our website or use our services. By accessing or using our website and services, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information We Collect:

When you visit our website or use our services, we may collect certain personal information from you, including your name, email address, and other contact details. We only collect the information that you provide to us voluntarily. In certain circumstances, we may also collect sensitive health information, such as substance use history or other health-related details, for the purpose of providing appropriate assistance and referrals.

How We Use Your Information:

We use the personal information we collect to provide you with our services and to improve your experience with LinkUp Chicago. We may use your email address to send you updates, newsletters, or other information related to our services, but you can always opt-out if you no longer wish to receive these communications.

HIPAA Compliance and Consent for Referrals:

To ensure the privacy and security of your health information, we are committed to complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. If we need to share your contact information or sensitive health details with service providers for the purpose of making efficient referrals or qualifying individuals for certain kinds of assistance, we will first obtain your explicit consent. By providing this consent, you acknowledge and authorize the sharing of your information as described herein.

How We Protect Your Information:

We take reasonable precautions to protect your personal and sensitive health information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We restrict access to your information only to those individuals who need it to provide our services. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

Our website may use cookies and other tracking technologies to enhance your experience and collect information about how you use our site. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us recognize you when you return to our website. You can choose to disable cookies in your browser settings, but please note that this may affect some functionalities of our website.

Third-Party Links:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

Minor’s Privacy:

Our website and services are intended for individuals who are 18 years of age or older. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from individuals under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian who is concerned that your minor may have provided us with personal information, please contact us immediately.

Changes to This Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes to this policy by posting the updated version on our website.

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or HIPAA compliance, please contact us at Thank you for trusting LinkUp Chicago with your personal and health information. Together, we can build a safe and supportive community.