As the franchised Operator of the Chick-fil-A® restaurant business featured on this
website (the “Operator”), I am sensitive to issues concerning your privacy, and
I am committed to respecting the privacy rights of my franchised Chick-fil-A® restaurant’s
customers, visitors, and other users of this website located at www.cfarestaurant.com/vernonhills(the “Site” or “Operator Site”). I believe that it is important that you understand
how my franchised business and I treat the information that we receive from you.
demonstrate my commitment to fair practices and the protection of privacy.
The Chick-fil-A Franchise System
Chick-fil-A, Inc. owns and operates a franchise system that is a restaurant network
made up of company-owned, franchised and licensed Chick-fil-A® restaurants. Chick-fil-A
franchised Operators own and operate their own individual franchised businesses.
Chick-fil-A Licensees own and operate their own licensed businesses.
We may share information collected through this Site with Chick-fil-A, Inc, its
affiliates and other franchised Operators or Licensees. Any entity and/or person
Franchised Operator Website
This Site was created and is maintained by me as a franchised Chick-fil-A Operator.
As an independent franchised business person, I am separate and legally distinct
from Chick-fil-A, Inc. and its affiliates.
Subject to certain terms and conditions, Chick-fil-A, Inc. offered me the right
to create and maintain this Operator Site for my franchised restaurant business,
which is linked to Chick-fil-A, Inc.’s website,
www.chick-fil-a.com. As a condition to allowing me to establish this linked
Operator Site regarding my franchised restaurant business, I agreed to abide by
Inc. is not responsible or liable for this Site or any online behavior and actual
privacy practices in connection with this Site.
Chick-fil-A, Inc. does not:
- exercise control over my Operator Site;
- monitor, endorse or review the content of my Operator Site (provided, however, Chick-fil-A,
Inc. does monitor and review the content of my Operator Site for adherence to Chick-fil-A,
Inc.’s minimum website standards regarding design and the display and presentation
of Chick-fil-A, Inc.’s proprietary marks and for no other purpose);
- guarantee the accuracy of information on my Operator Site; or
- assume any responsibility for the content or policies of my Operator Site, including
Any access or use of this Operator Site is subject to this Site’s Terms and Conditions
of this Site. Questions or concerns regarding this Operator Site should be directed
to me or to the Operator’s Site administrator or webmaster.
Types of Information Collected
This Operator Site collects two types of information: Traffic Data and Personal
Information (described below). This Site automatically tracks and collects the following
information when you visit this Site: your (i) IP address; (ii) domain server; (iii)
type of computer; and (iv) type of web browser (collectively, "Traffic Data"). Traffic
Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful
for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on this Site. For example,
we use this information for statistical purposes, such as measuring the average
time spent on this Site and the pages viewed on this Site. We also use "cookies"
(small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s
hard drive) to help provide additional functionality to this Site and to help accurately
measure usage of this Site. In all cases in which cookies are used, your Personal
Information will not be collected unless you expressly agree to provide it. Most
browsers are initially set to accept cookies. Further information about cookies
can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm.
We may share the traffic data we collect through this Operator Site with third-party
web service providers, third-party marketing companies, online ordering processors,
Chick-fil-A, Inc. and other Chick-fil-A® franchised Operators and Licensees.
In order for you to participate in certain activities or access certain services
that we offer via this Site, we may require you to provide certain information that
identifies you (“Personal Information”). We only collect Personal Information, including,
but not limited to, title, name, address, email addresses, whether you are 18 years
or older, and similar identifying information, when you voluntarily submit this
If you communicate with us via e-mail, post messages to this Operator Site, or otherwise
complete on-line forms, surveys, orders or contest entries, any information provided
may be collected as Personal Information. We may refer to your Personal Information
to understand better your needs and how to improve Chick-fil-A® brand products and
services. We may also use your Personal Information to contact you. Finally, I may
share your Personal Information with third-party web service providers, online ordering
processors, Chick-fil-A, Inc. and other Chick-fil-A franchised Operators and Licensees
in order to fulfill any activity requests, product orders or service requests that
you make via this Site. We do not otherwise sell or transfer your Personal Information
to any third party.
We do not collect Sensitive Personal Information. Sensitive Personal Information
includes information pertaining to racial origins, religious beliefs, and sexual
Collection and Use of Employment Applicant Personal Information
No applications for employment obtained or received through this Site may be used
or made to obtain employment with Chick-fil-A, Inc. and its affiliates. Chick-fil-A,
Inc. and its affiliates are separate entities and employers from the Operator’s
If, through this Site, you obtain and complete an application for employment with
my franchised restaurant business, we will use your Personal Information to evaluate
your application for an employment position with my franchised restaurant business
only. By applying to become an employee of my franchised restaurant business, you
consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information in this
manner. Personal Information collected from an individual applicant includes, but
is not limited to: name, address, telephone numbers, status to work lawfully in
the United States, educational background, employment history and background, and
other information pertinent to employment qualifications. Failure to provide any
requested information, including but not limited to requested Personal Information,
may negatively impact consideration of your application to become an employee of
my franchised restaurant business.
WE DO NOT SPECIFICALLY OR KNOWINGLY COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN UNDER THE
AGE OF 13. WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY REQUEST, SOLICIT OR COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
FROM ANY PERSON WE KNOW TO BE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 WITHOUT PRIOR VERIFIABLE PARENTAL
CONSENT. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected or
received Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 without the requisite
and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our data base
as soon as practicable.
If we collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 with verifiable
parental consent, we will ensure that:
Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
- Parents will be given a choice as to whether their child’s Personal Information
will be disclosed to any third parties prior to any such disclosure;
- Parents will have access to their child’s Personal Information upon their request
and the opportunity to remove or delete the child’s Personal Information and opt-out
of future collection or use of the child’s Personal Information;
- We will not condition a child’s participation in a contest, game or other activity
on the child disclosing more Personal Information than is reasonably necessary to
participate in that contest, game or other activity; and
- We will maintain the security, confidentiality and integrity of the Personal Information
collected from a child.
designee, will keep your Personal Information private and will not share it with
third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with a court order
or other legal process; (b) protect your rights or my property or rights; or (c)
enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use of this Operator Site. Your Personal Information
is stored on secure servers that are not accessible by third parties (other than
my Site service provider designee).
Other Limits to Your Privacy
This Site may contain links to other websites (including links to Chick-fil-A, Inc.’s
website and the websites of other franchised Chick-fil-A® Operators). I am not responsible
for privacy practices, policies or the content of such websites. Please understand
that any information that is disclosed in these areas may become public information.
I have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to
disclose your Personal Information.
Effective Date and Changes
right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this
and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will
be effective immediately upon its posting on this Site.