Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to
https://jssmadison.org/, and Jewish Social Services of Madison and governs data collection and usage.
Madison include https://jssmadison.org/ and JSS. The JSS website is a Charity site. By using the JSS
website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use
certain products or services. These may include: (a) signing up in our volunteer portal; (b) subscribing to
our email list; (c) submitting your credit card or other payment information when making a donation. To
wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services
and/or providing you with a donation receipt. Any billing and credit card information we collect will be
solely used to complete the purchase transaction and will not be saved or kept on file in any way.
JSS does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by JSS. This
information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring
website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the
service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the JSS website.
We may generate and use de-identified data (or anonymized or aggregate information) which cannot
reasonably be used to identify you. We will maintain and use this data only in a de-identified form and
will not attempt to re-identify such data, except as permitted by applicable law. We may send targeted
social media posts to users based on user analytics and user activity. We may also use information about
donations, actions taken or users’ content preferences to generate custom email or solicitations for
donations. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time.
JSS does not collect, use or disclose your sensitive personal information, such as race, religion or
political affiliation, without your explicit consent.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
JSS may share data with trusted partners to help perform services such as statistical analysis, email or
postal mail delivery, or website hosting. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal
information except to provide these services to JSS, and they are required to maintain the
confidentiality of your information. The data may also be shared to fulfil a legal requirement, enforce
The JSS website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file
that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or
deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web
server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if
you personalize JSS pages, or register with JSS site or services, a cookie helps JSS to recall your specific
information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information,
such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same JSS website, the
information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the JSS features that you
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but
you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline
cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the JSS services or websites
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or
privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and
to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of Your Personal Information
JSS secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. JSS uses the
following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is
protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration
of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless
network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal
information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the
Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information
and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
- Delete your personal information from our records; and
- Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is
- Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or
prosecute those responsible for that activity;
- Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
- Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech,
or exercise another right provided for by law;
- Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public
interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the
information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided
we have obtained your informed consent;
- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your
relationship with us;
- Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
- Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the
context in which you provided the information.
Children Under Thirteen
JSS does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of
thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to
use this website.
External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have
Changes to this Statement
significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email
address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any
privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such
agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.
JSS welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that JSS
has not adhered to this Statement, please contact JSS at:
Jewish Social Services of Madison
6434 Enterprise Ln
Madison, Wisconsin 53719
Effective as of March 27, 2023