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Privacy Policy for JewishEncyclopedia.com

JewishEncyclopedia.com (“JE.com”) respects the privacy of our users. We have created this policy in order to demonstrate our privacy commitment to our users. By coming to the JewishEncyclopedia.com web site (the “Site”), you are agreeing to and accepting this Privacy Policy as well as the terms and conditions or other end user agreement for that Site.

  • We will not distribute information that identifies you individually or reveals your identity ("Identifying Information") unless you give your prior approval in response to a request made by JE.com or unless distribution of this information is permitted under this Privacy Policy. Your electronic approval will qualify as your consent for this purpose.
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  • We may collect and use information about you and your use of the Site including Identifying Information, for our own internal purposes such as, for example, analyzing usage of the Site in order to improve them.
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  • JE.com may send users, via email or other means, information relating to the Site and/or information on specials, new products and/or promotions from our marketing partners/colleagues. The information described in these messages is intended to be of high interest or value to our users. To choose not to receive such messages, a user can simply click or go to a URL link located in every email or other message containing this kind of information, which will remove the user from future mailings.
  • In the course of our business, JE.com might buy or sell other web sites or assets. In these kinds of transactions, customer information (such as Identifying Information) is usually one of the transferred business assets. In the event that JE.com, its parent, subsidiaries, or affiliates is acquired, merged, or otherwise combined with another party, customer information (such as Identifying Information) will be one of the transferred assets.
  • JE.com may use other companies and persons to perform certain functions for us. These functions might include, for example, processing credit card payments, providing customer service, and sending email. These other companies and persons may have access to customer information (such as Identifying Information) that's needed to perform their functions, but they are not authorized to use it for any other purposes. In addition, we may share information with other affiliated companies and joint ventures, for example, but we ask those companies to honor the standards of this Privacy Policy.

In order to provide our users with a more complete understanding of how the Site collects and uses information from our users, we have provided the following information:

Internet Protocol (IP) Address

The Site logs IP addresses for systems administration, diagnostic, and Site tracking purposes, and to report aggregate information to advertisers. The Site also may link IP addresses to information identifying users individually.

Cookies

We use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of our site to help analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote a safe online environment.

"Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing customized services. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a "cookie". Cookies can also help us provide information that is targeted to your interests. While we do use cookies to allow us to identify you on repeat visits, most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our site.

Additionally, you may encounter "cookies" or other similar devices on certain pages of the Site that are placed by third parties. For example, if you view a web page created by a user, there may be a "cookie" placed within that web page. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to modification from time to time. You may be notified either: (1) in an email sent to the email address you have provided to JE.com through the Site, or (2) JE.com's posting of a notice for at least 30 days on this Site that the Site Privacy Policy has been changed. Should you wish to opt-out of such modifications to the Privacy Policy, you may do so by either following the applicable instructions and links on the Site or email or sending an email to the Site Web Master at the email address below, making sure to include the words "opt-out" and "modification" in the subject field.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact

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