Your privacy is critically important to us.
JFS Desert is located at:
490 S. Farrell Drive, C208
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Like most website operators, JFS Desert collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. JFS Desert’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how JFS Desert’s visitors use its Website. From time to time, JFS Desert may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Website.
JFS Desert also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www:jfsdesert.org blog posts. JFS Desert only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to JFS Desert’s Website choose to interact with JFS Desert in ways that require JFS Desert to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that JFS Desert gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at www:jfsdesert.org to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
JFS Desert discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on JFS Desert’s behalf or to provide services available at JFS Desert’s Website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using JFS Desert’s Website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. JFS Desert will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, JFS Desert discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when JFS Desert believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of JFS Desert, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of www:jfsdesert.org and have supplied your email address, JFS Desert may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with JFS Desert and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. JFS Desert takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
JFS Desert may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its Website. JFS Desert may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, JFS Desert does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, JFS Desert uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with JFS Desert – by purchasing JFS Desert’s services or products – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, JFS Desert collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with JFS Desert. JFS Desert does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Jewish Family Service of the Desert (JFS) respects the privacy of all its donors. We believe in safeguarding personal information and ensuring that donor privacy is protected. We do not sell or share donor information. Your name, email address, and any other personal information you provide will be used only by JFS to keep you informed of our activities, including our programs, special events, and funding needs.
Here are the types of donor information that we collect and maintain:
- Contact information: name, organization/company (if applicable), complete address, phone number(s), and email address.
- Payment information: credit card number and expiration date, and billing information needed to complete transactions. (We comply with PCI-Data Security Standards and do not retain credit card information of donors or any individuals providing payment for services to JFS.)
- Gift designation information by program, fund, or event, as provided by the donor at the time of the gift.
- Contact information: complete mailing address of third parties honored by gifts made in tribute or acknowledgment of gifts made in memoriam by notice of the donor.
- Information you have shared, such as general feedback, comments, or questions.
- Requests to receive periodic updates via our online e-newsletters or through printed JFS or JFS programs’ publications and newsletters.
The use of donor information is limited to the above and to the internal purposes of Jewish Family Service of the Desert for furthering the stated mission and programs of the agency. Specifically, we use donor information to help donors complete a secure donation transaction and to provide communication and updates on JFS programs.
We publish donor names to recognize donor support. We honor requests for donors who prefer to give anonymously and safeguard preferences for anonymity as part of stored donor contact information.
JFS’ Commitment to Donor Privacy: Both Online and Offline
- JFS will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. This includes your email address, physical addresses, and phone numbers.
- On rare occasions, JFS may share a donor’s email address to partner organizations, but only upon the condition that the donor has given JFS specific permission to do so.
- Personal donor information maintained in a secured database and only authorized personnel have access to this information and only for appropriate business purposes.
- Credit card numbers submitted to process gifts or transactions are not retained by JFS.
Authorized Release of Information
JFS may be legally required to disclose information on occasion. JFS complies with all applicable legal requirements and standards.
Your information may be shared with the JFS Board and Staff for fundraising purposes.
If at any time you choose not to receive JFS communications, you may contact us at (760) 325-4088 or [email protected] and we will gladly remove your name from our mailing list.