Who we are
Jewish Family Service of Western New York (JFS) is committed to respecting your privacy. You can visit all portions of JFS’ website, JFSWNY.org, without revealing any personal information. Should you choose to provide us with any personal information, it will only be used by JFS for purposes of customer service. JFS does not sell or otherwise disclose user information outside the organization.
Email that you may send to JFS may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to you transmitting the information. For this reason we ask that you do not send confidential information to JFS through an unsecured email address. If you choose to correspond with JFS via email, we may retain the content of your email message together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we utilize in the maintenance of information we receive by standard mail and telephone.
JFS may utilize the information users provide about themselves when making a donation online or offline to service that order. We may use any information submitted to contact the user with information and updates relating to their donation. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions and/or other requests, to provide periodic communications via email or standard mail, and may be stored in an internal, offline database maintained by JFS.
Jewish Family Service of Western New York does not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information collected online or offline with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements