The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia provides this privacy statement as part of our firm commitment to protect your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Philadelphia Jewish Community Online Web site.
Our Web site does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors.
Our policy is that we only collect information that you willingly and voluntarily provide to us in the course of interacting with the site. In other words, at www.JewishPhilly.org, you may be able to register and create a user profile for courses or events, make use of a career center, sign up for broadcast email, take part in message boards, send greeting cards, 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 you send a greeting card, you must provide the name and e-mail address of the recipient.
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 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 notify us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with “remove” 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 www.JewishPhilly.org will not be disseminated to third parties outside our Federation.
We may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our site in order 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.
Links to Other Sites
This Site may contain links to other Web sites. Please be aware that once you leave the Site and enter another Web site, you may be subject to different privacy practices and policies over which we have no control and for which the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is not responsible. Please use prudence in utilizing such links and in disclosing any personal information on those sites.
Interactive Portions of the Site
Please be aware that when you provide information on bulletin boards and similar interactive portions of this Site, you are making such information available to others. Please use prudence and good sense when participating in such interactive portions of the Site. To the extent others post their information in such interactive settings, you agree to use such information only to the extent and for the purpose permitted by such person.
www.JewishPhilly.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.
Contacting the Website