• PO BOX 805856 Chicago, IL 60680
  • (877) 251-9789



Updated: 9/11/19



Primary Responsibility

The employees, volunteers and board members of PAINT THE CITY RED do not represent themselves as counselors, clinicians or care providers in the service of PAINT THE CITY RED, INC regardless of their accreditation and credentials.

The primary responsibility for all employees, volunteers and board members of PAINT THE CITY RED is to work in service of the organization’s mission as stated in the annual report and to treat all constituents with dignity and promote a healthy discourse in the mental health community.

At no time should a person interacting with PAINT THE CITY RED have an expectation of treatment and or therapy for a diagnosis.

The information and advice published or made available through an asset on or off line owned or operated by PAINT THE CITY RED is for informational purposes only, is not a substitute for professional medical advice or services, and does not constitute a physician-patient relationship.

You should not use the information from any of the PAINT THE CITY RED assets for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. You should consult a physician or other health care provider in all matters relating to your health, and particularly in respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Any action on your part in response to the information provided in this web site is at your discretion. PAINT THE CITY RED makes no representations or warranties with respect to any information offered or provided on or through any PAINT THE CITY RED asset regarding treatment, action, or application of medication.

Employees, volunteers and board members of PAINT THE CITY RED do not condone or engage in any discrimination based on age, color, culture, disability, ethnic group, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, or socioeconomic status.

Employees, volunteers and board members of PAINT THE CITY RED do not condone or engage in sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is defined as any solicitation, physical, or verbal or nonverbal conduct that is sexual in nature that occurs in connection with professional activities or roles, and that is either unwelcome or offensive, or creates a hostile workplace or learning environment, or is sufficiently severe or intense to be perceived as harassment to a reasonable person in the context in which the behavior occurred. Sexual harassment can consist of a single intense or severe act or multiple persistent or pervasive acts.

Assessment and Diagnosis
At no time are employees, volunteers and board members of PAINT THE CITY RED in their capacity of service at PAINT THE CITY RED in a position to diagnose or treat a patient. The tools identified on PAINT THE CITY RED’s web site and social media platforms are meant to be informative. Any use of any tools such as; journals, tracking devices, wearable items, art supplies or the like is on a volunteer basis and not meant to be used as a form of therapy or substitute for a qualified clinicians advice.

Confidentiality &Privacy
Unless expressly stated no person shall have any expectation of privacy or confidentiality regarding any information shared with PAINT THE CITY RED by way of social media or user-generated content.

Please read this Privacy Policy before using or submitting information on any of our web sites or social media platforms. BY ACCESSING AND USING ANY PAINT THE CITY RED WEB SITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY AND THE TERMS OF USE. Your access of the PROJET 375 web sites or social media platforms for the limited and exclusive purpose of reviewing this Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice does not constitute your acceptance unless you make any further access or use of our web site.

Updates to Policy
This Policy is subject to change without prior notification. Any changes will be posted on this page, and we will update the “Updated and Effective” date to reflect the date of the changes. By continuing to use the PAINT THE CITY RED web sites or social media platforms after the posting of such changes, you accept the Policy as modified. Collection of Information, including Personally Identifiable Information for purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information” means information by which you can be individually identified, including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, and telephone number. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected from offline resources and communications, except in cases where such information is consolidated with Personally Identifiable Information collected by PAINT THE CITY RED for the PAINT THE CITY RED web sites or social media platforms. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any third party web sites linked to PAINT THE CITY RED web sites or social media platforms. PAINT THE CITY RED is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party sites.

Intended Users
This web site and policy are intended exclusively for users in the United States of America. It is not our intent to gather Personally Identifiable Information from individuals residing outside the U.S. Your access to and use of the PAINT THE CITY RED web sites or social media platforms constitutes acceptance of this Privacy Policy and consent to PAINT THE CITY RED collection and use of your information as outlined below.

Children Under Age 13 – We do not intend to collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under 13 years of age. If there is reason to believe that a child under 13 has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, the parent or guardian of that child should Contact Us to request deletion of this data from our files.

Adolescents Ages 13 through 17 – For adolescents 13 through 17 years of age, we require any identified adolescent to provide parental contact information when providing us with Personally Identifiable Information. The parent will receive copies of all electronic and USPS communications and will be provided with the opportunity to remove the adolescent from any such program(s). If for any reason the parent or guardian wishes to remove that adolescent from our communication lists, he or she may Contact Us to request the opt-out or deletion of the adolescent’s data and we will make reasonable efforts to remove all Personally Identifiable Information related to the adolescent.

Technical Information That Is Always Collected
We collect and store certain information with the goal of improving the content and services offered on our web sites during each user visit (“session”) but do not use this information to personally identify you. This Technical Information includes: (i) the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (ii) the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to the PAINT THE CITY RED web site, if applicable; (iii) the date and time you arrived at our web site and how long you spent on the web site and which pages you visited; (iv) your Internet Protocol (IP) address; and (v) your computer’s operating system and browser software.

Information That Is Collected Only if You Submit It to Us
We collect your Personally Identifiable Information on our web site only if you choose to provide it. We will collect and store the information you enter through interaction with PAINT THE CITY RED web sites, including if you: (i) register and create a profile, create a user name and password, or sign up for an event, donation, or other engagement; (ii) send us an e-mail; (iii) use the chat rooms and forums or other products and services that are or may be available on our web site; (iv) log in to any of our sites; or (v) otherwise voluntarily submit Personally Identifiable Information to PAINT THE CITY RED. Please note that while you are logged in to a PAINT THE CITY RED web site, your actions in that browsing session may be associated with your information.

We may combine the Personally Identifiable Information you share with us through this website with other information you have shared with us, both online and offline. We may also combine this Personally Identifiable Information with records provided by third parties. We use this consolidated information to help us better design PAINT THE CITY RED web site and services, to communicate information to you, to enhance our marketing and research activities, and to facilitate other business functions.

Use and Disclosure of Information, Including Personally Identifiable Information
Use and Storage of Information
Technical Information may be used for improving the content and services offered on our web sites. Personally Identifiable Information collected on our web sites may be used by PAINT THE CITY RED personnel, or a third party working on behalf of PAINT THE CITY RED, to: (i) contact you to obtain more information; (ii) improve the web site; (iii) personalize your experience on the web site; (iv) comply with legal requirements; (v) provide you with information or services that you have requested; or (vi) provide you with additional information that PAINT THE CITY RED believes may be of interest to you.

PAINT THE CITY RED or its affiliates, subsidiaries, business partners, and vendors who assist PAINT THE CITY RED in providing services to you (collectively, the “Service Providers), may use such information for the purposes of carrying out the services described in this Policy. PAINT THE CITY RED reserves the right to maintain all information in electronic and/or an offline form, for archival purposes and as otherwise required by law.

Disclosure to Third Parties
PAINT THE CITY RED does not provide Personally Identifiable Information about our web site visitors to third parties except: (i) Service Providers, as defined above; (ii) in connection with security or law enforcement investigations or in the course of cooperating with authorities; (iii) to comply with legal requirements or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; (iv) when we believe it is necessary to share information in order to assist in an investigation regarding, or to prevent, illegal activities, suspected fraud, or potential threats to the safety of any person.

Any third party with whom we share your Personally Identifiable Information shall be required to treat such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Aggregate Data
We may use or share aggregate data (information about our base of users in general, from which all Personally Identifiable Information has been removed) for any purpose. Your Right to Control Access to Your Personally Identifiable Information Opting In / Permission to Contact You PAINT THE CITY RED and our Service Providers will use the Personally Identifiable Information we collect to respond to your inquiries and/or to send you information/newsletters, fulfill e-mail messaging programs, and notify you about new content or services on our web sites. Your request for information or services is also known as “opting in” to receive communications. By opting in to PAINT THE CITY RED e-mails, you also agree to the use of e-mail analytics (described below).

Opting Out/Unsubscribing
If you decide you no longer wish to receive promotional e-mail communications from PAINT THE CITY RED, you may opt out at any time by using the contact information below or following the opt-out instructions contained in promotional email communications from PAINT THE CITY RED. You may opt out of other types of promotional communications by contacting us through one of the methods described under “Contacting PAINT THE CITY RED,” below. If you opt out of receiving promotional communications from PAINT THE CITY RED, you may continue to receive non-promotional communications, such as information about news or changes to donation programs in which you are enrolled. If you have opted out of promotional PAINT THE CITY RED communications and subsequently request information from PAINT THE CITY RED, PAINT THE CITY RED will contact you to answer your request.

Updating Personally Identifiable Information
PAINT THE CITY RED is committed to maintaining accurate Personally Identifiable Information. You may always contact us to update or request the correction of your Personally Identifiable Information. PAINT THE CITY RED will make reasonable efforts to comply with your correction/update request.

If you have any questions or concerns about the way your Personally Identifiable Information is used and handled, or would like to update or remove your Personally Identifiable Information, please e-mail us info@paintthecityred.com, call 1-877-251-9789, or write to:

Attn: Director of Operations
PO BOX 805856
Chicago, IL 60680

PAINT THE CITY RED takes reasonable precautions to keep all information obtained from web site visitors secure against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, including encrypting Personally Identifiable Information during the transmission of such information. Nevertheless, PAINT THE CITY RED makes no guarantee as to the security of your Personally Identifiable Information and disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability and damages caused by its loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please be aware that there is always some risk involved when submitting data over the Internet. We recommend that you take any available precautions to protect Personally Identifiable Information you submit on this website.

Public Forums/Social Media
This web site may make chat rooms, forums, Listservs and message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information and you should not disclose the personal information of anyone other than yourself. PAINT THE CITY RED cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information provided by you in such forums, and you do so at your own risk.

Social Plugins
This site may use social plugins (e.g., the Facebook “Like” button) to enable you to easily share information with others. When you visit our site, the operator of the social plugin may be able to place a cookie on your computer, enabling that operator to recognize individuals who have previously visited our site. If you are logged into the associated social media web site (e.g., Facebook) while browsing on our web site, the social plugin allows that social media web site to receive information that you have visited our web site. The social plugin may also allow the social media web site to share information about your activities on our web site with other users of their social media web site. For more information about the information shared via a particular social media plugin, you should refer to that social media site’s privacy statement.

Third-Party Web Sites
For your convenience, our sites may contain links to third-party web sites. PAINT THE CITY RED does not endorse any third-party site and is not responsible for the privacy practices of or the content included on third-party web sites. Third-party web sites are not covered by this Policy. You should examine the terms of use and privacy policies of other web pages whenever you leave a PAINT THE CITY RED web site or social media platform.

Use of “Cookies” and Related Technology
Our web sites use cookies to maintain user session identity and to store your username and password locally for ease of access to personalize sessions for you. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. If you disable cookies, however, some functionality of our web sites may not work for you, and our web sites will not remember your customizations. If you accept cookies, you can delete them later by going to the preferences, tools or options menus of your browser.

PAINT THE CITY RED web site or social media platforms may use the following types of cookies and tracking technology:

1 “Session” cookies: Session cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your web browser window or otherwise turn your computer off. Session cookies are used, for example, to improve navigation on our web sites, block visitors from providing information where inappropriate (e.g., the site may remember previous entries of age that are outside the permitted parameters and block subsequent changes) and to collect aggregated statistical information.

2 “Persistent” cookies: Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for a number of purposes, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (e.g., Login ID), helping to determine what areas of the web site visitors find most valuable, and customizing the web site based on your preferences on an ongoing basis.

3 “Web beacons” (pixel tags): Web beacons are used to identify how a user may navigate through our web sites. Web beacons are similar to cookies but are smaller and not generally visible to users. Web beacons relay information about a user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address and web browser type.

4 Local Shared Objects (LSO): LSOs, sometimes referred to as “flash cookies,” are a collection of data that a web site running Adobe Flash can place on your hard drive to recognize a repeat visitor and store settings and other information.

From time to time, we may contract with third parties to place cookies on your computer. We use third party advertising companies to place ads on other websites. These companies may use data about your visits to this and other websites in order to measure advertising effectiveness and to provide advertisements about our goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Additionally, some third party companies, such as owners of the web site links we may provide for your convenience, may use cookies to track your activities once you leave PAINT THE CITY RED web site or social media platforms. Again, PAINT THE CITY RED is not responsible for the policies of any third party sites.

Finally, PAINT THE CITY RED uses certain analytical services, including but not limited to Google Analytics, a service by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to analyze Non-Personally Identifiable Information to learn about how visitors interact with PAINT THE CITY RED web site or social media platform (also known as “session tracking”), to help us improve user experience. Google Analytics uses cookies to analyze use patterns and may collect information about your use of the website, including your IP address. You may find more information about Google Analytics and Google’s privacy policy by visiting Google’s web site here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

E-mail Analytics
To help us better improve the user experience, PAINT THE CITY RED uses e-mail analytics services to track certain information about how you access, engage with, and dispose of PAINT THE CITY RED emails to which you have opted-in (subscribed). Such data may include, but is not limited to, your e-mail and IP addresses, the browser and e-mail client you use, the city in which you are located, and details about how you engage with the email, such as whether you opened, read, forwarded, or printed the e-mail. By opting in to PAINT THE CITY RED e-mails, you agree to the use of e-mail analytics.

Do Not Track Signals
Certain web browsers and other programs may be used to signal your preferences to PAINT THE CITY RED about how or whether PAINT THE CITY RED or third parties may collect information about your online activities. Currently, PAINT THE CITY RED web sites do not respond to such signals.

Thank-you gifts for eligible donations are shipped via USPS First-Class / Priority Mail and may take up to 6 weeks to be delivered in the US or internationally. Delivery date and time cannot be guaranteed.

Your donation is greatly appreciated. PAINT THE CITY RED is a not-for-profit organization, your donation is nonrefundable. If your donation is eligible for a thank-you gift and you require an exchange in size for applicable items please contact donations@paintthecityred.com, subject line thank-you gift exchange needed. You will be responsible for the costs to ship your item(s).

PO BOX 805856 • Chicago, IL • 60680 • 877-251-9789 • www.paintthecityred.com

PAINT THE CITY RED, INC. is a not-for-profit organization. No goods services were exchanged for this contribution.