Privacy Policy


By accessing or using The Siragusa Foundation (“Siragusa”) website, you agree to the terms of this online Privacy Policy, as outlined below. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site. Siragusa can revise this policy at any time by updating this posting, and your use after such change signifies your acceptance of the changed terms. Please check this policy periodically for changes. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the use or disclosure of information that is collected or obtained by us through means other than this web site.

Collection of Personal Information

If you browse our website, you may generally do so anonymously without providing any personal information. However, when you engage in certain activities on this site, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, you may be required to provide personal information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other personal identifying information. Your personal information may also be collected when you send us an e-mail or other submission.

In case you change your mind or wish to update or delete personal information (such as your zip code), we will endeavor to correct, update or remove the personal data you give us. You can do this by contacting us at the contact points specified below.

Cookies and IP Tracking

This site does not currently use “cookies.” In the future, this site may use cookies for website administration purposes. If for any reason you wish to not take advantage of cookies, you may have your browser not accept them, although this may disable or render unusable some of the features of the Siragusa website.

The servers hosting our website may detect your IP address. No personal information is obtained by this process, rather just the patterns of usage of our various users is detected. We do not currently use this information, however in the future, this site may use such information for website administration purposes.

Use of Personal Data

Personal information provided by users will be used only by Siragusa and its affiliates for their own business purposes. Siragusa does not rent, sell or otherwise distribute to third parties your personal information entered on this website. Note that we may provide your personal information to third party agents we have hired to help us provide information or materials you have requested, such as third party shipping companies.

While we use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, Siragusa will have no liability for disclosure of any information obtained due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties.

We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our users with third parties such as our web hosting provider. This data is used and disclosed for website administration purposes.

Special Cases

Siragusa reserves the right to disclose personal information in special cases, when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other Siragusa website users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose personal information without notice to you in response to a subpoena or when we believe in good faith that the law permits it or to respond to an emergency situation.

Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different provisions relating to collection and disclosure of personal information. In the event of a conflict between such provisions and this Privacy Policy, such specific terms shall control.

Policies for Children

Siragusa does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from users under 13 years of age. No information should be submitted to this site by guests under 13 years of age.

Linked Sites

Please be advised that our website contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of Siragusa, and we are not responsible for the contents or privacy practices of any linked site or any link on a linked site.

Contact Information

The Siragusa Foundation
One East Wacker, Suite 2910
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: 312-755-0064
Fax: 312-755-0069

Policy Effective as of May 26, 2005