The main purpose of our
Web site is to provide information and services to
individuals and non-profit organizations. Your privacy
is important to us and we are committed to protecting it
and to making you aware of our online practices
regarding the privacy of your information.
Our Web site does not automatically collect any
individually identifiable information, such as email
addresses, from visitors.
We collect personal information when you provide it in
the course of interacting with the site. At the Data
Bank site, you can register and create a user profile
which gives you access to many features on the Web site,
such as downloading survey instruments and data,
subscribing to our email newsletter, and accessing other
resources. In so doing, you will be asked to provide
personally identifiable information such as your name,
institutional affiliation, email address, address,
telephone number, and fax number.
If your personal information changes and you wish to
update it (such as your address), or if you wish to
delete your information, you can make changes to your
user profile on the site. If this should prove
insufficient, you may contact Data Bank staff who will
correct, update or remove your personal information as
We also may collect information that is not personally
identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using
(e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer, Mozilla), the type of
operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows XP or
Mac OS X) and the domain name of your Internet service
provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon, AOL).
How the information is used
We may use the information
you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We
may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages
regarding services, events, and other information and
notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We
may use it for confirmation of registrations or other
actions you take on our site, and for related customer
service needs. We use information about your web-site usage
to better provide for the needs of our users.
If you are a registered user, you may alter your user
profile in order to remove your name from our email
recipient list or to add your name to the recipient list.
You may also follow the unsubscribe information on the
We do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing
lists with external organizations. Any personal information
you provide to the North American Jewish Data Bank will not
be disseminated to third parties outside of the Data Bank or
its parent organizations.
We may use the information that is not personally
identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our
site in order to make site improvements. We may use such
information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.
We will disclose personally identifiable information when
required to do so by law.
Our site makes limited use of
cookies. A cookie is a small file that is saved on your
local machine that contains information related to your
on our site by recognizing your name when you return. If you
are a registered user, a cookie may link to your user
profile as a convenience to bypass the necessity of logging
in. If you reject cookies, you might experience limited
usability in some areas of our site.
The Data Bank uses
appropriate procedures to ensure the security of your
personal information and to protect it from unauthorized
access. We use the top industry standard security
We provide links to other Web
sites that we believe you will find useful. The Data Bank is not responsible for the
privacy practices of these other sites.