Privacy Policy

This privacy policy covers Accelerate Institute and its websites: and

Accelerate Institute (Accelerate) cares greatly about the privacy of the individuals who visit us online at and In order to outline our commitment to protecting all users of our website, we have created the privacy policy below.

General website access

You are not required to provide any personal information whatsoever in order to access our website. However, Accelerate does utilize software to measure web users’ activity on an anonymous basis for insights on user engagement, which web pages are viewed most often, and a variety of other aggregated analytics that can help improve the user experience.

Email and form submissions

You may decide to send us personal information, such as your name, phone number, or email address, by sending an email or completing an online form in order to learn more about Accelerate, such as registering to receive information about professional development programming opportunities. In order to receive communications from Accelerate, you first must opt in to our subscriber list, and can opt out at any time. No personal information submitted on or is ever sold to third parties outside of our organization without your prior consent.


The Accelerate website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware of when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every linked website, as their policies may differ from ours.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

This website is not directed to children under the age of 13-years-old. Accelerate’s policy seeks to ensure our organization does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under this age, including “individually identifiable information” as defined by COPPA. If you are under the age of 13, you should leave this website without filling out any forms or otherwise providing information about yourself. If Accelerate were to knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13, it would be done so in accordance with COPPA.

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If you have any questions regarding Accelerate’s privacy policy or your activities on this website, please contact us.

Contact us

Accelerate Institute

833 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 800

Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: (312) 216-1700