Thank you for visiting the Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York (also known as Temple Emanu-El) and affiliates (“we,” “us”) website (“Website”). Please read this Privacy Policy before using our Website or submitting any Personal Information to us. You are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy whenever you visit this Website to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used.

Note: this Privacy Policy pertains to your use of our Website only. If you link to other websites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection and Use of Information

We collect data by which you may be personally identified, like names, postal addresses, or email addresses, when you voluntarily submit this information to us. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request (for example, if you request to register for an event or to be added to our mailing list), unless you give us permission to use it in another manner.

By voluntarily providing us with your data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may also automatically collect information about you as you navigate through and interact with our Website, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, and cookie and other tracking data (as described below).

Cookie/Tracking Technology

This Website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering certain information regarding the users of our Website, such as browser type and operating system, the number of visitors on this Website, and understanding how visitors use this Website. Cookies can also help customize this Website for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided Personal information to us, cookies may be tied to such information. We may share aggregate cookie and tracking information with third parties.

Distribution of Information

We may share your information with third parties we use to support our organization, only for the purposes of fulfilling your specific request as described in this Privacy Policy; for our marketing purposes (to offer our services to you); if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Temple Emanu-El; or for any other purpose with your consent.

We may share information with governmental agencies or other third parties assisting us in complying with any legal obligations and/or law enforcement requests, including in connection with fraud prevention or an investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to third parties for any other purpose.

Your data may also be used for other purposes for which you give your permission, or where we are permitted to do so by law, or it is in the public interest to disclose the information or is otherwise permitted under applicable law.

We may, unless you opt out of marketing, use your personal data to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you, where permitted by applicable law. If we do so, each marketing communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future marketing communications. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future marketing communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us as indicated below.

The Rights of Users

You always have the right to opt out of the use of your data from marketing purposes and all other rights available to you under applicable law.

Data Protection Rights Under GDPR

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights and CT aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

California Privacy Rights

In addition to the rights as explained above in this Privacy Policy, California residents who provide Personal Information to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the Personal Information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of Personal Information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year). To obtain this information please contact us.

Commitment to Data Security

We take reasonable steps to protect the personal data provided to us from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, emails sent to or from us may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please also keep this in mind when disclosing any personal data to us via the Internet.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.

User’s Acceptance of This Privacy Statement

By visiting this Website, you signify your acceptance to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Website.

Revisions to This Statement

Temple Emanu-El reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, remove, or otherwise revise portions of this Privacy Statement at any time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on our Website. Any posted changes will only apply to activities and information on a forward-going, not retroactive, basis. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes. As noted above, you are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy whenever you visit this Website to make sure that you understand how and Personal Information you provide will be used. If we change this Privacy Policy in a material way, we will provide appropriate notice to you.

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Effective Date: February 2023