The main purpose of our Web site is to provide information and services to individuals. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting it and to making you aware of our online practices regarding the privacy of your information.
Our Website does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors.
We collect personal information when you provide it in the course of interacting with the site. You may be able to register and create a user profile for events, subscribe to an email newsletter, join our blog area, participate in polls or surveys, or make a donation. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, or information about your interests and activities.
If your personal information changes and you wish to update it (such as your address), or if you wish to delete your information, you can make changes to your user profile on the site. If this should prove insufficient, you may contact your local site administrator who will correct, update or remove your personal information as requested.
We also may collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
How the information is used
We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding services, events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for confirmation of donations, registrations, or other actions you take on our site, and for related customer service needs. We use the information you provide about others to enable us to send them your greeting cards.
If you are a registered user, you may alter your user profile in order to remove your name from our e-mail recipient list. If you have simply entered your email address on our homepage, please go to our unsubscribe page or notify us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Unsubscribe” in the subject header and we will remove your name from our e-mail recipient list.
We do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing lists with external organizations. Any personal information you provide to will not be disseminated to third parties outside of the Federation.
We may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our site to make site improvements. We may use such information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.
We will disclose personally identifiable information when required to do so by law.
Jewishva.org uses appropriate procedures to ensure the security of your personal information and to and protect it from unauthorized access. In particular, when we ask you to enter credit card information, we use the top industry standard security protection, including encryption, SSL transmission connection, and a secure server for information storage. Once your credit card has been processed, your credit card information is not stored on our servers.
We provide links to other Web sites that we believe you will find useful. We ask you to recognize that Jewishva.org is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites.