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Privacy Policy

Effective as of August 14, 2018

The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, having its principal office in the United States of America, at 120 Broadway, Suite 1540, New York, New York 10271, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York, State Corporate Identification No. 4542604 (hereinafter referred to as "We", “Us”, “USCJ”) respects the privacy of our users and takes great care to protect your personal data. This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the platform known as “USCJ ǀ The Commons” (hereinafter referred to as the "Platform"). When leaving this Platform, please read the Privacy Policy applicable to the Platform you are thereafter visiting. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Platform. By entering and using this Platform you (hereinafter referred to as "You") declare your agreement with this privacy statement, You expressly accept and give your unambiguous consent that Your Personal Information gained with registration on this Platform, or in connection with your use of the Platform, with respect to the Platform, may be transferred across international borders to server locations supporting the Platform (including but not limited to transfers from those locations back to the country of your registration) for operating and developing the Platform, including transfers to USCJ subcontractors, agents or representatives, who perform tasks related to the Platform and services, or for the purposes of storing the data in relevant databases.

LINKS

This Platform may contain links to third party sites. Please note that we do not take responsibility for the privacy policy of such sites; therefore whenever you visit other sites, make sure to read their privacy policy statements.

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED

USCJ is committed to protecting the privacy of Platform visitors. This Platform gathers certain information such as internet protocol (IP), IP address, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, demographic information, and browser type, on a statistical basis only. This information is not linked to any specific personal entity. Please note that USCJ may provide aggregate statistics about its users, traffic patterns and other statistics of certain activities related to Platform, to trusted third parties in order to continue improving this Platform, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

USCJ collects Personal Information that You provide to Us for the purposes of provision, development and personalization of the Platform, technical administration, services and/or products, research and demographics, statistics, and user support including our personal communication with You in order to respond to Your questions and fulfill Your requests. Such information may include, among other information, Your name, nickname, e-mail address, password and location information. If you send any material to the Platform, we might have to contact You in order to gain additional information necessary for processing or fulfillment of Your requirements and purposes for use of this Platform.

PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURITY

Please note that while there are always risks associated with providing Personal Information, whether in person, by phone or over the Internet or any other media, and internet platform is completely safe, "tamper" or "hacker-proof", USCJ has endeavored to take appropriate measures to prevent and minimize risks of unauthorized access to, improper use and the inaccuracy of Your Personal Information. For example, when collecting or transferring sensitive data, e.g. passwords or private messages, we use encrypting technology.  We make sure that personal information provided by You will be kept accurate and secured in accordance with industry standards and technology.

ACCURACY OF COLLECTED DATA

USCJ will on its own initiative, or at Your request, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal information retained by USCJ in connection with the operation of this Platform.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to access, modify, correct and eliminate information You provided to Us. We will comply with Your requests unless there is a legal obligation which prevents us from such action.

DATA RETENTION

Your personal information will be retained until You close Your account or We close it when You fail to follow Terms of Use of this Platform. We will continue retaining information about You in the minimum volume in order to meet legal requirements and to enforce this Privacy Policy. However, we may retain data that are not of personally identifiable nature.

VISITORS’ IDENTIFICATION / COOKIES

Please review the Cookies information for this Platform published at https://thecommons.uscj.org/cookies/.  From time to time, USCJ or its third-party designees may place information on Your computer to allow USCJ to collect certain data. This information is commonly known as a “cookie”. Cookies are small text files and are commonly used on many sites to provide users with a more efficient experience. Cookies are stored on Your hard drive in the computer, not on the Platform. Cookies allow us to serve You better and more efficiently, and to personalize Your experience at our Platform. Through the use of cookies, USCJ is able to further maintain, develop and improve the Platform. No personal information about You is gathered through the use of these types of cookies. In other words, cookies are identifying Your computer, not You. If You do not wish to receive cookies, or You want to be notified when a cookie is set, You can configure Your browser to do this, if Your browser offers this functionality. If You choose to decline some cookies, be aware that You may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Platform, nor will You be able to download certain content and/or take part in certain activities on the Platform. It is possible to block all cookies but this may result in diminished functionality or non-functionality of the Platform. Cookies enable us to recognize Your computer when you revisit our Platform. We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. This Platform may also facilitate third party cookies such as those from Google Analytics, etc. We do not hold responsibility for third party cookies or how they collect information about Your visit on this Platform. Therefore, make sure to read their privacy policies and note that there is a Google Analytics Cookie Opt-Out available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.  

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE

Without Your prior consent, We do not and will not disclose information we gathered about You to any third party other than parties affiliated with Us. However, we are entitled to provide personally identifiable information about You to our subcontractors and other partners on a “need to know basis” (when disclosure is reasonable necessary) and only in connection with the need to maintain or improve certain functions and activities of this Platform. We make sure that such third parties are properly advised and instructed on how to deal with your personal information and how to protect it.  However, we don’t need Your consent in the event that we are required to provide information we collected about You by legal authorities if such obligation is given by law or court.

MINORS

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important to Us. For that reason, We do not collect or maintain information on our Platform from those we actually know are under 14, and no part of our Platform is structured to attract anyone under 14, and no information may be submitted to USCJ via the Platform by persons who are under the age of 14. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL USCJ, ITS EMPLOYEES OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, REVENUE, SALES, DATA OR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, ECONOMIC, COVER, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND WHETHER ARISING UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS PLATFORM, EVEN IF USCJ OR ITS AFFILIATES ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME COUNTRIES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, BUT MAY ALLOW LIABILITY TO BE LIMITED, IN SUCH CASES, THE LIABILITY OF THE PROVIDER, ITS EMPLOYEES OR LICENSORS OR AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE SUM OF USD 100 (OR THE NEXT HIGHEST SUM TO WHICH LIABILITY MAY BE LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW).

SEVERABILITY

Should any of the provisions hereof be or become unenforceable, inapplicable, invalid or illegal, this shall not affect the validity of the other provisions hereof, which shall remain valid and enforceable in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Should any of the provisions hereof be or become unenforceable, inapplicable, invalid or illegal, such invalidity being caused by any of its parts, such provision shall continue to be valid as if the invalidating part was omitted.

CONTACT

Any notices, requests, comments regarding this Privacy Policy, shall be mailed to: USCJ, 120 Broadway, Suite 1540, New York, New York 10271, Attn:  Martin Kunoff

MODIFICATION OF PRIVACY POLICY

USCJ reserves the right to change or modify at any time this Privacy Policy, or change, modify or deny access to this Platform, or its content without prior notice.
 

USCJ | The Commons, 120 Broadway, Suite 1540, New York, New York, 10271

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