Online Privacy Policy

We value and respect your privacy.

As you use the Jewish Fund website, you may be asked for such personal information as your name, postal and/or e-mail address, telephone number, and credit card details. This information is gathered for a variety of purposes, including (but not limited to) event registration, personal identification, donation management, and communications. Any personally identifiable information that you share with us is kept in strict confidence. We will not sell any of your personally identifiable information, and the Jewish Fund and its authorized agents will only use this information for the purposes stated here.

Technical Limits

Although the Jewish Fund employs industry standard practices to protect your privacy, the technological limitations of Internet data transmission make it impossible to guarantee that personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this Privacy Statement.

IP Addresses and “Cookies”

Like most websites, our server software gathers in log files general demographic information from all users of the website. This includes browser types, IP addresses and referring domains. We also use small bits of data called “cookies” stored on users’ computers to simulate a continuous connection. We use this information to help us understand our visitors’ needs and to improve our website. You can see and control cookies through settings in your browser. However, refusing to accept cookies may limit your ability to access certain portions of the website.

Additional information about how cookies work is available in the article “Cookies: what they are and how they work“, on the Netscape website.

Web Beacons

Web pages may contain electronic images (called a “single-pixel GIF” or “web beacon”) that allow a web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies. The Jewish Fund includes web beacons in HTML-formatted email messages that it sends in order to determine which email messages were opened and to note whether a message was acted upon. In general, any electronic image viewed as part of a web page or email message can act as a web beacon.

Sharing of Information

The Jewish Fund may store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) protect the rights, safety or property of users of our website, the public, The Jewish Fund, or our website suppliers; and (b) conform to legal or regulatory requirements.

Notification of Changes

If the Jewish Fund website changes its privacy practices, those changes will be posted on this page so that you are kept informed of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Please check this page for changes from time to time to make sure you are aware of our latest privacy practices. When we make changes, we will revise the “last updated” date at the bottom. The Jewish Fund will use information in accordance with the privacy policy currently in effect.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of the information by The Jewish Fund as stated above. If you do not consent, please do not use this site. Your continued use of the Jewish Fund website following the posting of changes to this privacy statement constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Visitors from outside the United States

For those of you viewing this site from outside the United States of America, please note that the information you enter may be transferred outside of your country. By using the website and providing us with your personal data, you consent to this transfer of your personal data and to the information usage described above. If you choose to access the website from outside the United States of America, you take responsibility for compliance with applicable privacy laws of your country.


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this privacy policy, please email the Website Manager.

This privacy policy was last updated on June 29, 2004.