Privacy Policy

At the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (JFHNJ) your privacy is very important to us, and we want to provide you with the following information so that you can better understand our practices when it comes to this increasingly crucial issue. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we collect, share and protect information about you.
 
This Privacy Policy applies to JFHNJ and governs consumer data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to JFHNJ, “we,” “us” and “our” include the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey and our website www.jewishheartnj.org. JFHNJ’s website is used to provide resources, contacts, and information about participating in, supporting, and obtaining support from the Jewish community in Greater Middlesex County, NJ; Monmouth County, NJ; and beyond. By accessing and using our website, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy and you consent to the privacy practices (and any uses and disclosures of information about you) that are described in this Privacy Policy.
 
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
 
You may visit our site anonymously. If you choose to register on our website, sign up for an event, make an online event registration payment or tax-deductible contribution, or join our email list, we collect information from you.  When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, and other information needed to process your request. 
 
WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?
 
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
 
To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
 
To process transactions
 
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
 
To send periodic emails
 
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
 
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
 
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
 
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
 
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
 
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days.
 
DO WE USE COOKIES? 
 
Yes, cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
 
DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES? 
 
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
 
CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
 
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
 
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
 
CHILDRENS ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE 
 
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
 
YOUR CONSENT
 
By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy.
 
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY 
 
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.
 
CONTACTING US 
 
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.
 
230 Old Bridge Turnpike
South River, NJ 08882
United States
info@jewishheartnj.org
732-588-1800
 
 
PRIVACY OF DATA
 
JFHNJ does not sell or trade our mailing, e-mail or donor lists with external organizations. We will, on occasion, fulfill mailing and e-mail requests on behalf of our partner agencies or other Jewish organizations in the Heart of NJ area. We agree to such communications to promote events or programs that we believe are beneficial to the Jewish community as a whole.
 
All requests are reviewed individually by JFHNJ. In no case is any personal information exchanged directly with staff members of other organizations. JFHNJ will either contact you directly or via a contractor that has agreed not to disclose your information to others. Personal information such as address, e‑mail address, demographics, giving levels and histories are never divulged to our partner agencies or other Jewish organizations during this process.
 
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
 
Through your involvement with JFHNJ, you may be asked to fill out or update information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone and cell phone numbers, fax number, credit card information or details about your Jewish community interests. This is most often done through donations and reservations that are made on our website, written out on pledge cards and/or invitation response cards, or taken over the telephone in conversation with a JFHNJ staff member.
 
We also may collect other identifying information from or about you in connection with your use of our website. For example, we may collect and store the content of, and data regarding, any correspondence you may have with us or our representatives, regardless of the subject matter or the mode of communication by which such correspondence is made. As with many other websites, the Internet servers used to operate our website may collect certain information pertaining to you and the software, equipment and communications method that you use to access the Internet and our website. This information can include: IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of our services, to maintain quality of our services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of our website.
 
JFHNJ encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. JFHNJ is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of our website.
 
HOW JFHNJ USES YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
 
JFHNJ uses the information you provide us solely to provide services at your request; to inform you about services, programs, events and other communal information that you may find interesting or useful; and to confirm donations, reservations or other interactions that you undertake within the context of your involvement with JFHNJ. We may disclose the information you provide us only to those of our contractors and their employees that need your information to process it on our behalf, to provide services to you that you have requested or to contact you on our behalf. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to JFHNJ and they are contractually required to maintain the privacy and security of your information. 
 
JFHNJ will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on JFHNJ or our website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of JFHNJ; or, (c) act under necessary circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our website or the public.
 
CHILDREN
 
JFHNJ is committed to protecting the privacy of children. Our website is not designed or intended to attract anyone under age 18. JFHNJ does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18 or under the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction. If you are under the age of 18, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use our website. BY ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN YOUR JURISDICTION.
 
We strongly recommend that minors ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet and we encourage parents to teach their children about safe Internet use practices.
 
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
 
At any point in time, you can change your information and your preferences. Should you desire to be removed from any form of contact or a particular form of contact, whether that be all mail, a certain type of mail, phone calls, or e-mails, please contact us via e-mail at info@jewishheartnj.org or via phone at 732-588-1800 and let us know your preferences.
 
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
 
From time to time, we may change this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices because of changes in relevant and applicable legal or regulatory requirements, in our business practices, in our attempts to better serve your needs and in response to user feedback. When we do so, we will post a revised Privacy Policy on our website and a new effective date below. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. JFHNJ encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed of any such changes and how JFHNJ is protecting and using your information.
 
TO LEARN MORE
 
At JFHNJ, the privacy of our contact information has always been, and always will be, an issue of utmost care and concern. Should you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, email Keith Krivitzky, CEO, or call 732-588-1800.