JWI is committed to privacy.  Before providing us with any of your details, please read the following important information which concerns the protection of your personal information.

J.A. Watts, Inc. (940 W. Adams Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607) acknowledges and honors the privacy of visitors to (the “Website”).  This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes how your personal information will be treated as you use our Website.  By continuing to use the Website you signify that you have read and understood this Policy.

Type of Information We Collect

Information you submit to JWI through the Website

You may choose to give JWI personal information about yourself through the Website as noted below.  This is entirely optional – if you wish to contact JWI without revealing such personal information, please contact us as detailed below.

Through the Website, JWI may collect the following types of personal information:

  • Contact information
  • Company information
  • Photos/uploaded documents
  • Resumes and applicant information for those applying to job openings
  • Other personal information you may provide

If you elect to provide your information to receive additional information regarding JWI or our services, you will have the option to unsubscribe through the unsubscribe mechanism at the bottom of emails, or you can contact us and request to not be emailed.

Through the Use of the Website

The Website also automatically collects certain information about your use of the Website, such as the device used to access the Website, location information, browsing actions and patterns on the Website, traffic data, logs, resources accessed, IP address, operating system and browser type. We may collect this information directly or through third-party technologies (e.g., Google Analytics and/or other marketing and social media scripts).

Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Tracking Technologies

With your consent, to the extent required by applicable law, the Website also uses first and third-party cookies (or other similar tracking technologies) (collectively, “Cookies”) on the Website. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website.  We use the following Cookies on the Website:

Strictly Necessary Cookies – These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website, completing request on the Website.

Performance Cookies – These Cookies collect information about how you use the Website, for instance, which pages you go to most often, how long you stay and your path through the Website pages.  These Cookies are only used to improve how the Website works and help us gather data to improve functionality or retention on the Website.

Functionality Cookies – These Cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (e.g., saved searches, links to relevant content), language or the region you are in, and provide enhanced, more personal features to better reflect your particular interests, priorities, and preferences. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites.

You may disable certain Cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Please refer to your browser options or other browser instructional materials to learn more about cookie management.

Please remember that if you disable certain Cookies, it is likely to affect how the Website works and you may not be able to access or use certain areas or functionalities on the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse all cookies, JWI’s system will place cookies when you log on to the Website, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Lastly, at this time, we do not have the capability to honor web browsers’ Do Not Track Signals.

Our Website also includes LinkedIn and Twitter share buttons which you may choose to use. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These features are hosted by a third party. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Use of Your Information 

When you provide JWI with personal information about yourself, we may use the information for the following purposes: (1) respond to your questions, comments, and request; (2) provide and improve the Website to deliver a better and more personalized service; (3) send you JWI publications and ENewsletters; and (4) maintain the security of the Website.

Sharing Your Information 

JWI may share your personal information with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and third-party contractors and vendors, purely for the purposes of processing such information on behalf of JWI to provide the Website and services requested. JWI will only provide your personal information to any other third parties for other purposes when you, the visitor, specifically requests information from that third party.

JWI may also share personal information as authorized or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (1) protect the rights, health, safety, or property of JWI or others; (2) allow for lawful national security-related or law enforcement investigations; (3) comply with applicable laws, regulations, or other lawful requirements; and (4) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business.

Except as stated above, JWI will not transfer, exchange, license, sell, lease, or otherwise disclose your personal information without your approval; however, JWI may collect and/or provide aggregated and anonymized statistics about the Website to other parties.

Jobs at JWI

When you choose to post a resume to the careers section of the Website and apply to become part of the JWI team, please note that you will be taken to a third-party URL ( and these pages will be branded as JWI. The personal information you provide via the URL will be used solely for the purposes for which it is provided (including the processing of your application) and will be retained for such period as is necessary to comply with JWI’s legal and administrative requirements. The information collected and used while on these hosted pages is subject to the following sections of this Policy to the extent applicable to resumes: Types of Information We Collect, Use of Your Information, Sharing Your Information, Security, Security, Changes to Privacy Policy, Choice, Correcting and Updating Your Information, Contact Us.

Children’s Privacy

The Website and services are not targeted at children under the age of 13. JWI does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.  If you believe we are in receipt of personal information about a child under age 13, please contact us as detailed below.


The Website is not designed to store sensitive personal information such as financial or health information, so please do not provide JWI with such information through the Website. JWI takes the security of your personal information seriously and has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security arrangements to protect your personal information, but cannot assure that these measures will be sufficient to protect against any unauthorized efforts to access such information.

Links to Third-Party Websites

Please note that this Website may contain hyperlinks to other non-JWI Internet websites (“Third-Party Websites”).  When you use a link to visit a Third-Party Website, you will be subject to that website’s privacy and security practices, which may differ from JWI’s practices. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policy, terms of use and security practices of the linked Third-Party Website before providing any personal information on that website.  JWI does not control or monitor the practices of Third-Party Websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy 

This JWI Policy only applies to information collected and maintained by JWI. JWI reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time. If JWI decides to make any material changes to this Policy, visitors will be notified by a prominent notice on the Website, and JWI will obtain your consent to the extent required to under applicable law.  We encourage you to periodically review the Website for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Choice of Correcting or Updating Your Information 

You may make requests regarding the purposes your personal information is used, object to our use of your personal information, request access to your personal information to update or correct or delete it altogether.  JWI will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests, in accordance with applicable law. We will retain and use your information for as long as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. We also reserve the right to take reasonable steps to authenticate your identity before providing such access.

Contact Us 

For questions regarding this Policy, and all other requests relating to how your personal information is processed by JWI, please contact us at or by regular mail at JWI’s corporate address:

J.A. Watts, Inc.
940 W. Adams Street, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60607