Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting This is the Web site of the Jewish Community Heroes campaign, a project of Jewish Federations of North America. Our offices are located at 25 Broadway, Suite 1700, New York, New York, 10004. Our telephone number is 212-284-6500. Our facsimile number is 212-284-6835. Our email address is

The main purpose of this Web site is to honor the work of individuals who better their communities through service and leadership. Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting it and to making you aware of our online practices regarding the privacy of your information.

Information collected

Our Web site does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors.

We collect personal information when you provide it in the course of interacting with the site. At the site, you may be able to sign up for email updates or nominate an individual for recognition in our campaign. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, or information about your interests and activities. If you nominate an individual for recognition, you must provide the name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number of the nominee.

We also may collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows XP or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink). This information is helpful for improving your experience on the Site.

How the information is used

We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding services, events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for confirmation of registrations or other actions you take on our site, and for related customer service needs. We use information you provide about others to enable us to engage and recognize them over the course of our campaign.

You may remove your name from our e-mail recipient list at any time.

We do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing lists with other organizations outside of the Jewish Community Heroes campaign's official participating organizations. Any personal information you provide to the Jewish Community Heroes site will not be disseminated to third parties.

We may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our site in order to make site improvements. We may use such information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

We will disclose personally identifiable information when required to do so by law.


Our site makes limited use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is saved on your computer browser that contains information related to your use of a site. We use cookies to personalize your experience on our site by recognizing your name when you return.

Security uses appropriate procedures to ensure the security of your personal information and to and protect it from unauthorized access.


We provide links to other Web sites that we believe you will find useful. We ask you to recognize that the JFNA is not responsible in any way for the privacy practices of these other sites.