Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting buffalojewishfederation.org. This is the Web site of the Buffalo Jewish Federation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving people’s lives locally and globally. Our offices are located at 2640 North Forest Road, Getzville, NY 14068. Our telephone number is 716-204-2241. Our facsimile number is 716-929-0482.

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.

Information collected

Our Web site 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. At the buffalojewishfederation.org site, you may be able to register and create a user profile for courses or events, subscribe to an email newsletter, 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. When registering on the Buffalo Jewish Federation site, we may also ask you to choose a security question to answer (such as your mother’s maiden name or your pet’s name).

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., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon FIOS). This information is helpful for improving your experience on the Site.

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.

If you are a registered user, you may alter your user profile in order to remove your name from our e-mail recipient list.

We do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing lists with other organizations. Any personal information you provide to the Buffalo Jewish Federation site will not be disseminated to third parties outside of the Federations.

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.

Security

buffalojewishfederation.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, Secure Sockets Layer  (SSL) transmission connection, and a secure server for information storage.

While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked, or open, when you are just “surfing.”

Links

We provide links to other Web sites that we believe you will find useful. We ask you to recognize that Buffalo Jewish Federation is not responsible in any way for the privacy practices of these other sites.