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Website Privacy Policy

Last modified: March 20, 2019

JDJ Foundation respects the privacy of individuals who visit www.jdjfoundation.org (the “Website”). This policy explains how we collect, maintain, and use personal information that you provide to us or is otherwise collected through your use of the Website. Because your privacy is important to us, we provide you with notice and choices about the collection and use of  information collected online. By visiting our Website, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected offline.

  1. Information You Provide to Us
    You do not have to provide personally-identifiable information to access or use the Website. However, to take full advantage of the Website, you may choose to furnish us with personally-identifiable information through the Website. For example, if you make a donation through the Website, contact us through the Website “Contact us” form, or sign up to receive newsletters and future event information, you may be asked to provide your contact information (such as name, email address, and phone number). We will only collect such information through the Website when you provide it to us voluntarily.
  2. Automatically Collected Information: Website Use
    Our Website may utilize technologies including "cookies" and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used, which may include date and time of visits, the pages viewed and time spent at our Website, your IP address, and the other websites visited just before and just after our Website. Cookies are text files placed on your hard disk by our web server to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally-identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, once you choose to provide the personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided at allaboutcookies.org.

We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information (i.e. generic information that does not identify you personally) when you visit any of the web pages on our Website, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.

We may use third party data analytics tools, including “Google Analytics,” to collect information about your use of the Website. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit our Website, what pages they visit and features they use, and what other websites they visited before coming to our Website. We may use the information we get from Google Analytics to assess the use of and improve our Website. Our use of Google Analytics includes use of Advertising Features, which collects data about traffic to the Website through Google advertising cookies and identifiers.  Information about the cookies used by Google can be found at http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/. For more information about the data collected by Google Analytics, please see its privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You may also prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by installing the following add-on tool https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

  1. Making a Donation

Donations are processed by third party platforms and payment processors of our choice such as PayPal or Blackbaud, Inc. (collectively, “Third-Party Vendors”). You provide to Third-Party Vendors, directly, certain personally identifiable information such are your name, addresss, and credit card or bank account number, subject to the terms and conditions set by that Third-Party Vendor, and not this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read the policies of the Third-Party Vendors before submitting any information to their websites. We make no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to a Third-Party Vendor’s use of your information. 

Access to Financial Information.  Per Third-Party Vendor policies, certain information provided to the Third-Party Vendor in connection with your donation, such as name and email address, and donation amount, may be shared with JDJ Foundation.  However, JDJ Foundation will not collect or have access to any credit card numbers or bank account information collected by the Third-Party Vendors in the processing of online transactions.

  1. How Do We Use the Personally-identifiable Information We Collect?

We may use the personally-identifiable information you provide on the Website for the purpose(s) for which you have provided such information, which may include:

  • Process your Donation or other requests. We may use your personal information to process a donation and send your receipt or to process your request to join our group or mailing list.
  • Responding to Your Inquiries. We may use your personal information to respond to your inquiries to JDJ Foundation.
  • Communicating with You About Our Organization, Developments, Products, Programs, and Events. We may use your personally-identifiable information to send you information about JDJ Foundation’s activities, new events, partnerships, or other on-goings that may be of interest to you.
  • Sending Administrative Emails. From time to time, we may use your personally identifiable information to send you administrative emails regarding our Website or changes to this Policy, etc.
  • For internal organizational, analytical, and planning purposes to improve the JDJ Foundation and our ability to provide you the Website and its offerings.
  • Any other purpose for which you provide such information and any other purpose with your consent.
  • Any other purpose permitted by law.

We may use your personally-identifiable information, alone or in combination with your IP address and other automatically-collected information, for purposes of protecting the security and proper functioning of the Website, fraud detection and prevention, and similar purposes.  You agree to our use of your information for such purposes.

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

Except as with our affiliated companies and organizations and service-providers for the purpose of providing you the Website and its offering,  JDJ Foundation will not share, sell or trade your personal information without your consent, unless required by law.

  1. Use and Disclosure of Automatically Collected Website Use Information
    We sometimes use the non-personally-identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Website and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze how our Website is used, as well as to offer you information about our programs, events, or services. Sometimes we share aggregate information with others, including affiliated entities or organizations. We use your IP address, and the IP addresses of all users, to calculate usage levels on the Website, to help diagnose problems with the Website servers, and to generally administer the Website. Your IP address is or may be used to help identify you, to track activity within our Website and to gather broad demographic information. As noted above, we (or our third-party service providers) may use your IP address and other automatically-collected information, alone or in combination with personally-identifiable information that you provide to us, to detect improper use of the Website and to take appropriate steps to address such actions.
  2. Children’s Privacy
    We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age.
  3. Do Not Track Disclosure

Some web browsers may transmit "do-not-track" signals to websites with which the browser communicates. Our Website does not currently respond to these “do-not-track” signals.

  1. Changes to this Policy
    Because our organization’s needs may change over time, we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by means of a conspicuous notice on our homepage or direct communication to you via email, if possible. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this Policy means you accept such changes.
  2. Data Security
    We have implemented measures designed to secure your personally-identifiable information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to or through the Website or stored information collected through your use of the Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.
  3. Choice/Opt-Out and Managing Preferences

You can opt-out of receiving e-mail communications from us (other than certain administrative emails) by following the opt-out instructions contained in such e-mails or you may contact us at info@jdjfoundation.org to change your preferences. Please be aware that we will process your request as quickly as we reasonably can, but it may not be possible to update our systems immediately. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons.

  1. How to Contact Us
    We welcome your questions, comments and or concerns about this Policy or about the Website. To contact us, please e-mail us at info@jdjfoundation.org.