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Privacy Policy

Last Updated:   November 13, 2014

This privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”)  tells you  how Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, Inc., a Maryland not-for-profit corporation located at 1500 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852 (“JFGH”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) collects and uses information collected through our website located at www.jfgh.org (the “Website”).  The Website enables visitors to the website (“Visitors”) to browse the website, without being required to provide us with personally identifiable information (“PII”) about you.  Visitors that choose to provide their PII to us through their use of the Website are “Users” under this policy. That may include your PII as described in the Information Collection section below.  The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used herein refer to either Users or Visitors or to both Users and Visitors collectively, as applicable, provided, that such terms will refer collectively to both Users and Visitors unless the context of this Agreement indicates otherwise.

By using the Website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to the terms of JFGH’s Terms of Use Agreement accessible via the footer on each page of the Website (the “Terms of Use”).

Information Collection

JFGH may collect your PII which you voluntarily provide to us during your use of the Website.  PII includes, among other things, names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers and credit card information.  You may provide PII to us in several ways, including making donations of money or property, requesting or purchasing goods or services, registering for events, seeking specific information from us, registering to periodically receive information, notices and updates from us and completing applications for employment or to serve as volunteers. This information is used to respond to your requests and actions and for our internal analysis.

We do not receive or store your credit card information which is routed to and processed by the firm we select to provide credit card settlement services. For information about the applicable transmission security procedures, see the “Learn More” link on the Website’s “Donate Now” page.

During your visit to the Website we may use “cookies” and other technologies.  A cookie is a small text file placed on the Internet browser of a computer or other device that contains information related to the viewing and use of a website.  We use cookies to monitor traffic to, and gather information about, visits to our Website, and to improve its functionality and operation as well as your Website experience.

Information Sharing

JFGH may provide your PII to individuals or entities we engage to assist in the fulfillment or the execution of your actions and requests made through the Website.  The information collected by our service providers in executing transactions you have requested through the Website (including without limitation credit card settlement companies) is subject to the privacy policies of such third parties.

Except for such actions by us or in the special circumstances described in the following paragraph, JFGH will not sell, trade or share your PII with anyone else, nor will we send you mailings on behalf of other organizations, unless we have requested and received your express prior consent to do so.

In addition to providing your PII to persons who assist us in the fulfillment and execution of your requests as described above, we may release your PII to third parties if we believe that such release is necessary to comply with the law (e.g., a legal process or a statutory authorization or requirement) or a court order, to apply or enforce the Terms of Use or otherwise protect our interests, to protect you or other Visitors or Users, to protect against the fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of the Website, or if we reasonably believe that a danger to any person or property requires disclosure of such PII. JFGH’s rights under this Privacy Policy and in your PII may be assigned or transferred  as an asset of ours to a successor or related party or to a third party incident to any reorganization or restructuring of our activities or the sale, transfer or liquidation (in bankruptcy or otherwise) of a substantial part of our assets.

Security

 JFGH takes steps to help secure PII collected from you from loss, misuse, unauthorized access and accidental destruction while under its control.  However, no security measures are perfect; and despite our efforts to protect information which is provided to us, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be lost, disclosed or accessed by accidental circumstances or by the unauthorized acts of others

Links

JFGH may provide links to other websites or resources of possible interest to you, or such links may be provided by other Users. JFGH is not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties.  Your provision of information to these parties is subject to the policies and procedures set forth on these third party websites, and we recommend that you review these policies carefully.

Children

 The Website is not directed to anyone under the age of thirteen (13) years. JFGH does not knowingly solicit or collect PII from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

 JFGH reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time.  You agree that your continued use of the Website after any such modifications have been made shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified version of this Privacy Policy.   We will indicate that changes to this Privacy Policy have been made by updating the date indicated after “Last Updated” at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.  We will provide you with prior versions of this Privacy Policy upon your written request us.. If you do not agree to abide by the initial version or any modified version of this Privacy Policy, then you are not authorized to use the Website.  The then current version of this Privacy Policy is accessible via the footer on each page of the Website.

Your Questions or Changes to or Removal of your PII

If you wish to remove or modify the PII that you have submitted to JFGH, please send us an email requesting such removal or modification to info@jfgh.org,  If you have questions or concerns about any of our information collection, handling or sharing practices, please contact us at info@jfgh.org or write to us at Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, Inc., Attn: Website Administrator, 1500 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852

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