Privacy Policy and Your Privacy Rights

 GATEWAYS: ACCESS TO JEWISH EDUCATION

Privacy Policy
Last Updated: March 15, 2017

At Gateways: Access to Jewish Education (“Gateways”), your privacy is very important to us, and we share your concern about the importance of protecting your personal information. This policy outlines Gateways’ commitment to keeping your identity and information secure.

This Privacy Policy applies to Gateways and governs the collection and use of data for all individuals who visit the Gateways website, www.jgateways.org and our social media profiles (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) (hereinafter the “Sites”). For the purposes of this Privacy Policy “we”, “our” and “us” refers to Gateways: Access to Jewish Education and to our Sites. 

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. It explains how we use, share and protect your personal information.

AGREEMENT

BY ACCESSING AND USING THE GATEWAYS SITES, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU CONSENT WITHOUT MODIFICATIONS TO OUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US OR WHICH IS COLLECTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE GATEWAYS SITES.

Collection of Personal Information

Gateways collects and retains two types of information about visitors to its Sites: (1) personally identifying information that individual visitors provide when interacting on the Sites, or voluntarily provide on certain other occasions (such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone and cell phone numbers, fax number and credit card information) (“Personal Information”); and (2) tracking data, which is automatically collected from every Site visitor (collectively, "Tracking Data"). As with many other websites, the Internet servers used to operate our Sites may collect certain information pertaining to you and the software, equipment and communications method that you use to access the Internet and our Sites. This Tracking Data we record includes, without limitation: IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and frequency and referring website addresses.  This information is used for the operation of our services, to maintain quality of our services and to provide general statistics regarding use of our Sites.

How Gateways Uses Your Personal Information

Gateways uses the information you provide us solely to provide services at your request; to inform you about services, programs, events and other communal information that you may find interesting or useful; and to confirm donations, reservations or other interactions that you undertake within the context of your involvement with Gateways. We may disclose Personal Information you provide us only to those of our contractors and their employees that need your Personal Information to process it on our behalf, to provide services to you that you have requested or to contact you on our behalf.  All such third parties are prohibited from using your Personal Information except to provide these services to Gateways and they are contractually required to maintain the privacy and security of your Personal Information. 

Gateways will disclose your Personal Information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Gateways or our website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Gateways; or, (c) act under necessary circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our website or the public.

Gateways does not sell, trade or share Personal Information with any other agencies, individuals or organizations. On occasion, we may share on our Sites a link to another organization’s event that we believe to be of interest or benefit to you and to our community. Gateways encourages you to review the privacy statements of any websites you may choose to link to from our Sites so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Gateways is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on such third-party websites.

Accessibility

In accordance with our mission to create a more inclusive community, Gateways endeavors to make the materials on our website accessible to individuals with different learning styles, needs and abilities. We utilize alt text wherever possible. If you have a specific accessibility request or a suggestion about how we can improve the accessibility of our website, please contact info@jgateways.org.

Children

Our Sites are intended for use by individuals who are over the age of 13.  Gateways does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children age 13 or younger. If you are under the age of 13, then you are prohibited from accessing and using the Sites without the written consent of your parent/guardian. If we become aware that a person under 13 has accessed or used our Sites without consent from a parent/guardian, we will take steps to terminate such access and use of the Sites. If we become aware that a person under 13 has shared Personal Data without consent of a parent/guardian, Gateways will take steps to remove such Personal Data. If you believe a care recipient who is younger than 13 has provided Personal Data to the Sites without your consent, please contact us at info@jgateways.org. Gateways will seek permission prior to any use of images on its Sites. Should a parent/guardian desire to revoke this permission, s/he may do so by contacting info@jgateways.org to request the removal of an image.

Updating Your Information

At any point in time, you can change your Personal Information and your preferences.  Should you desire to unsubscribe or be removed from any part of our Sites, or wish to no longer be contacted by Gateways, (or a particular form of contact (e.g. all mail, a certain type of mail, phone calls, or e-mails), feel free to contact us via e-mail at unsubscribe@jgateways.org or via phone at 617-630-9010.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

In response to user feedback or should regulations, laws or other requirements that impact Gateways and its business operations take effect, we reserve the right to make changes or updates to this Privacy Policy. In the event that this occurs we will post a revised Privacy Policy on our website and a new effective date. That document will supersede all previous documents and it will become effective immediately upon posting. To be sure that you remain informed about our current privacy practices, we encourage you to periodically review this document.

Contact Us

Your privacy is very important to us. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or about any of Gateways’ website practices, please contact us at info@jgateways.org.