The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (“The Associated,” “we” or “us”) is concerned about your privacy and the confidentiality of the information shared with us. The intent of this privacy statement is to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy and to disclose the privacy practices of The Associated and the www.associated.org website (the “Site”).
What information does the Site collect and how is the information used?
You do not have to provide any personal information to read the content of our Site. However, you will provide personal information when submitting a donation, purchasing a gift card, signing up to attend an event, signing up to “Stay in Touch,” submitting a story or contacting us for more information. Some examples of information we collect include: your name, address, e-mail address, and phone number. When you make a donation or sign up for an event, we ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information (i.e., card type, number, security code and expiration date). Credit card payment processing is handled by a third party, and we do not receive or store any credit card information.
We use your personal information to process your donation, provide our services, and/or to respond to your request for information. We may also use the information to contact you if there is a problem with your donation, for feedback on our services and/or to contact you for marketing purposes. For example, you may receive periodic e-mails, direct mailings or telephone calls from us with information on our upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings or calls, please let us know by sending an e-mail to the address below or click “unsubscribe” as instructed in any email from us.
The Associated protects the confidentiality of its donors, and we never sell information about our donors. We honor all requests by donors who wish to remain anonymous. Unless a donor specifically requests that he or she remain anonymous, donors’ names may be identified in our publications, such as our honor roll.
We are the sole owner of any and all information collected through the use of the Site.
Do we collect information from children under age 13?
Our website is intended for a general audience and is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
We may also use web beacons, clear gif technology, action tags or other technologies to collect aggregate Site visitation data by tracking how users navigate to and through the Site. We may also use this technology to track the delivery of HTML email messages. Web beacons cannot be declined when delivered using a regular web page, but they can be refused when delivered by email. If you do not wish to receive web beacons by email, you will need to disable HTML images or select text only for emails received with your email software.
We may also track activity on our Site using log files stored on our servers, and collect information, including IP addresses, browser types and versions, geographic information, pages viewed and devices used to interact with the Site. We may use this information to personalize your experience and to administer our Site.
Some web browsers may transmit “do not track” signals to the websites with which the browser communicates. There is no standard that governs what, if anything, websites should do when they receive these signals. We do not currently take action in response to these signals. We may revise this policy if and when a standard for responding to these signals is established.
We may monitor email correspondence and telephone calls to track reported problems and to ensure quality assurance. Similarly, we monitor web traffic in the aggregate for the purposes of evaluating marketing campaigns and content improvement.
We may use a web analytics service, such as Google Analytics, to record and analyze your activity on this Site. The Site or any such service may track your browsing across web sites that use the same service.
To whom do we disclose information?
We will divulge personal information to courts, law enforcement and other governmental agencies and third parties when required to do so or when we in good faith believe it is necessary in order to comply with legal obligations
In the event that this Site or substantially all of our assets are acquired, merged or reorganized, user information may be transferred to another party.
What are the privacy policies of linked sites and other third parties?
This web site contains links to other sites. This policy statement only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. Although you may link to other sites or third parties via the Site, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties or the content of linked sites that are not programs of The Associated. We encourage our website visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
How can you access or correct your information?
How may this privacy statement be amended?
What security measures does the Site employ?
The security of your personal information is important to us. We employ various security measures to protect against the loss of information that the Site collects. However, you should keep in mind that this Site is run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security. No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is one hundred percent secure and we cannot guarantee it’s absolute security. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and are responsible for any unauthorized use.
How can you contact us?
The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore
101 West Mt. Royal Avenue | Baltimore, Maryland 21201
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 410- 727-4828
Last Updated: February 4, 2015
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