Privacy Policy

The Jewish Community Foundation of the West is firmly committed to protecting your Internet privacy and any Personal Information you provide. The following describes the various protections of the information received via email. The Jewish Community Foundation of the West reserves the right to periodically update this privacy policy. We will post any changes here.

What is Personal Information?
We consider any individually identifiable information gathered in connection with your use of (the Site) to be Personal Information. This includes, but is not limited to: your name, street address, e-mail address, and phone numbers. All such Personal Information will be protected accordingly.

Collection of Your Personal Information
Merely browsing the Site does not require any submission of Personal Information. You will only be required to provide certain Personal Information when requesting our Publications. You may also opt to receive e-mails or be added to our mailing list to obtain future publications. Our Privacy Policy is designed to maximize your protection without interfering with your use of the Site and the interesting and useful information it provides.

Your email address will only be used within the Site and its entities.

Periodically, the Jewish Community Foundation of the West may request information from users via surveys, or direct password protected login. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and a user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Questions may include contact information (such as name, e-mail address, and mailing address), and demographic information (such as ZIP code, occupation, and organization affiliation). Information provided may be used in aggregate form, for the Jewish Community Foundation of the West research and policy development to better meet the needs of our constituents.

Use of Your Personal Information
The purpose of this Web site is to provide information, services and communication opportunities for individuals and organizations. All materials are provided solely for personal/institutional noncommercial use. We maintain a record of all information that you submit to the Jewish Community Foundation. The Jewish Community Foundation of the West will not sell, trade, lease or rent to third parties any Personal Information about you. The Jewish Community Foundation of the West may use this Personal Information to contact you for various reasons relating to the services offered through the Site.

As the Site develops, it will contain links to other Web sites on the Internet. The Jewish Community Foundation of the West will not provide the operators of these sites with any of your Personal Information. Some links on will take you directly to another Web site. The Jewish Community Foundation privacy policy is not applicable to any other Web site, and other Web sites may have their own policies on privacy, which may differ from the Jewish Community Foundation of the West policy. You should consult the applicable privacy policy on any other Web site before providing Personal Information to that site.

Web Site Usage Information
Web site usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors and the length of stay to each section of the Site, is not Personal Information, as it does not contain individually identifiable information about any visitor. Although, when you visit any of our pages, our web server will automatically recognize and collect only your IP address or domain name. This information is necessary to indicate track movement, analyze trends and indicates how the Site is used and navigated. The Jewish Community Foundation of the West uses Web site usage information for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of the Site and we may provide such non-Personal Information to others.

Updating Your Personal Information and Options
To makes changes to or request deletion of your Personal Information previously provided you can either:
1. Send an e-mail
2. Call 916.441.1613

A cookie is a small text file placed temporarily on your computer's hard drive when you visit a Web site. Usage of a cookie on the Site is in no way linked to any Personal Information while on our site. Once you close your browser, the cookie simply terminates. If you choose to disable cookies from your browser, you may still use the Site.