Acceptance of Terms

Except as otherwise set forth herein, these Terms of Use govern your use of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (“the FHLBank Chicago” or “we”) website (“Website”). By accessing and using the FHLBank Chicago’s Website, you acknowledge and agree that you have read these Terms of Use, and further acknowledge that these Terms of Use may be amended from time to time, and you agree to be bound by any such amendments. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, now or as amended, please leave this Website immediately.

The terms and conditions related to the FHLBank Chicago’s products and services are governed by various agreements between the FHLBank Chicago and its customers as well as certain FHLBank Chicago policies and applicable regulations. In the event of any inconsistencies between these Terms of Use and the agreements, policies and regulations, the terms of such agreements, policies and regulations shall be determinative. Only member institutions and certain eligible entities may transact business with the FHLBank Chicago.

This Website includes information that is subject to change without notice. FHLBank Chicago wants this information to be as up to date and accurate as possible, but we cannot guarantee and do not warrant that it is error-free, complete or current. Certain information contained on this website, such as financial statements, press releases, presentations, and printed remarks, are included on this site for historical purposes only, and should be considered accurate only as of the date of the relevant document. This information may change over time, and you should not assume that the information remains accurate at a later time.

Revisions to Terms of Use

FHLBank Chicago may, at any time and without prior notice, revise the Terms of Use by updating this post.  You are bound by any such revisions and should periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use.

Ownership and other Intellectual Property Rights

This Website and all its pages are copyrighted by the FHLBank Chicago, © 2022, all rights reserved. 

The FHLBank Chicago disavows any intent to infringe on any third party material contained herein. Third party material appearing herein is reprinted with the permission of such third party. 

No portion of the FHLBank Chicago’s Website or any of its subparts, including but not limited to, structure, graphics, designs, object code, source code, algorithms, or creative concepts, in whole or in part, may be produced in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from the FHLBank Chicago.

The name “Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago” and “FHLBank Chicago” and the graphics and logos displayed on this Website are the property of FHLBank Chicago and may not be used without the prior written permission of FHLBank Chicago.  FHLBank Chicago does not permit the use of its name, graphics or logos in advertising, as an endorsement for any product or service, or for any other commercial purpose without its prior written consent.

“Mortgage Partnership Finance,” “MPF,” “MPF Xtra,” “eMPF,” “Downpayment Plus,” “DPP,” “Downpayment Plus Advantage,” “DPP Advantage,” and “Community First” are registered trademarks of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. The “MPF Mortgage Partnership Finance” logo is a trademark of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.

Disclaimers

The material on this Website is for informational purposes only. You should not rely on this site or the information contained in it in making an investment decision, a credit decision or calculating the timing or amount of payments on debt securities or any other related information. All viewers acknowledge that the material on this Website:

  • Does not represent investment, legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice,
  • Does not constitute an offer to extend credit, a grant or a subsidy, and
  • Does not constitute investment solicitation or an offer to buy securities. It is the sole responsibility of the user to check the accuracy of assumptions or other information contained on this site.

No Warranty

THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS." NEITHER FHLBANK CHICAGO, ITS EMPLOYEES NOR ITS AGENTS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE, INFORMATION MADE ACCESSIBLE BY THE SOFTWARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO OTHER OUTSIDE WEB SITES. FHLBANK CHICAGO, ITS EMPLOYEES AND ITS AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES RELATED TO ANY COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FHLBANK CHICAGO DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT A USER'S ACCESS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT MATERIAL ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES. 

You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output. 

No Liability

FHLBANK CHICAGO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY ERROR CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS.

Links

FHLBank Chicago may, from time to time, provide relevant links to other outside websites unrelated to the FHLBank Chicago or this Website. These links are provided for your convenience only. FHLBank Chicago has no control over any of those websites or resources, their content or their operators, and will have no liability arising out of or related thereto. FHLBank Chicago provides these links as an additional resource to its website users and does not endorse the websites, the content of the websites, or the operators of the websites. You understand that when going to a third-party website, that website is governed by the third-party's privacy policy and terms of use and the third party is solely responsible for the content and offerings presented on its website.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use and all materials on this Website are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois and the United States of America. The venue for any matter relating to or arising from this site shall be in the state or federal court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Illinois.