Information We Collect
We may collect “personally identifiable information” from you, such as your name, postal address, email address, phone number and fax number. We will collect personally identifiable information from you when you actively give us the information, such as when you become a member, renew your membership, make a donation, sign up for updates, contests or promotions, complete a survey, or otherwise communicate with the Site. When you become a member, renew your membership or make a donation, we will also request you to provide financial information, such as a credit card account number. You have the option to create a user name and password to sign-in to the Site.
We may also collect demographic information that you provide to us via surveys or otherwise, such as your zip code, age, gender, or income level, as well as information about your religious affiliation, personal interests, product usage and preferences. We use your demographic information to improve the Site and the services we offer. We may also share such information in the aggregate form with third parties to procure grant funding and for internal purposes.
Not for Children
This Site is not intended for use by children. We will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information submitted by visitors to the Site who are under the age of 13.
How We Use Your Information
We will use your personally identifiable information to process membership and donation requests, to send updates, to respond to your requests, to notify winners and award prizes, for customer service, and for general internal business purposes. The user name and password you create during registration is used to sign-in to the Site.
We will use your financial information to bill you and process your membership and donation requests. By becoming a member, renewing your membership or making a donation, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine is necessary to process the transactions. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process the transactions.
We may use third party contractors to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as authorization of credit card transactions, and may share your information with these contractors for those limited purposes.
Except for those third parties specified herein, we will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties, unless you allow us to.
We use non-personally identifiable information for internal purposes and to help us interact with visitors to the Site. We may also share non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate form with third parties to illustrate trends and patterns.
If we are sold to or merge with another company, or declare bankruptcy, some or all of the information collected from you may be transferred to a third party as a result of the transfer of assets. We may also disclose your information when we determine it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or protect our interests or safety or the interests or safety of other visitors to the Site.
The Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the sites to which we link.
The Site may make available to its users blogs, chat rooms, forums, message/discussion boards and other community functions, such as features that allow users to post and share photographs and videos. Remember that any information you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal, financial, or other information. Your use of any such community functions is at your own risk.
How to Access or Correct Information
Protecting your information is important to us. We use industry standard technology to protect the security of your information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we are committed to protecting your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Telephone: (415) 655-7800
Effective: April 15, 2008