Privacy Policy and Legal Notice

The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF/JF) recognizes the importance of privacy to visitors of our website. To learn more about what type of information is collected from you when you visit our website and how that information may be used, please read the following privacy policy.

Gathering of Information collects personally-identifying information (such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number and/or credit card information) only if you choose to provide us with that information.

Like all other web servers, the server automatically creates log files for everyone who visits our site. These access logs allow us to make our site more useful to our visitors. The access logs do NOT record visitors' name, address, phone number, credit card numbers, or any other personally-identifying information. They do contain information such as:

  • The Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine which accessed our website
  • The date of the visit
  • The time of the visit
  • The path taken through our website
  • The browser being used
  • A list of files downloaded or viewed
  • Any errors encountered

The website uses cookies to track the number of people who visit our site from certain other websites and how they utilize our website. The cookies we use do not personally identify individuals by their name, email address, or any other personal attribute.

Content Uploaded to Site contains certain interactive features that enable website visitors to post content on the site (e.g., blog comments and article reviews). Any information that you post, or otherwise choose to make publicly available, may be disclosed and available to all users who visit the website and is no longer private. Please be thoughtful about what you post and make publicly available through use of our interactive features.

Use of Information

JUF/JF uses such non-identifying aggregate information to analyze how visitors use so we can improve our design and your experience. We share this information with third parties in aggregate form only as appropriate. For example, we may tell a third party that a certain number of users accessed a particular part of our website. However, we will not disclose any information that could be used to identify those users.

The use of personally-identifying information is limited to the following: responding to user e-mails; fulfillment of pledges and payments; event registrations; contest management; editorial purposes such as contacting users for an online survey; sending communications to users who have opted to receive such communications; and other purposes specified at the time the information is gathered.

JUF/JF may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if it believes that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law or with legal process, (b) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the website, or (c) protect the personal safety or property of website users, the public or and its employees.


JUF/JF has in place what we believe to be appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Corrections to Personal Data; Opting Out

Please contact us to (a) correct or update any personal information in the database that might be erroneous, (b) opt-out of future communications from JUF/JF, or (c) request to make reasonable efforts to remove your personal information from the online databases. The user understands that it may be impossible to delete personal information entirely because of backups and records of deletions.

Children and Minors includes educational material for children under 13. No personally identifiable information is collected from them unless it is voluntarily submitted as a request for information or services. The information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by our users.

Links to other Sites

It is important to note that the website contains links to other sites that may not follow the same privacy policies as the website. These sites may use cookies, collect data and use the data in ways that would not. is not responsible for the privacy practices or any information or materials on these other sites. Please visit these sites if you wish to review their privacy policies.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy Terms

JUF/JF reserves the right to change this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted to this page as soon as reasonably possible, so please check this page periodically. Use of the website constitutes consent to any policy then in effect.

If you have any questions or comments concerning our privacy policy or legal notice, please contact us via e-mail or send a letter to:

Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Ben Gurion Way
30 South Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606-5056

Legal Notice

© Copyright 2011. Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF/JF). All Rights Reserved.

The text, graphic depictions, artwork and code (the "Information") published on this website are the property of JUF/JF, unless designated otherwise. JUF/JF assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the Information on this website. In no event shall JUF/JF be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or the Information. JUF/JF reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the Information on the website at any time without prior notice.

Except as provided in this paragraph, no license or right, express or implied, is granted to any person under any copyright, trademark, trade dress or other proprietary right. JUF/JF grants a limited right to use the Information provided that the Information is not modified in any way and is used for informational and non-commercial personal use, and provided that JUF/JF's copyright notice appears on any copies.

Information on this website is to be used for educational and informational purposes only. Medical information on this website, if any, does not represent advice regarding medical diagnosis or treatment, referrals to health care professionals, endorsements of health care products or any other recommendations. Any medical information on this website should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultation with your doctor or other qualified health care professionals.

Information on this website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Links from this website to non-JUF/JF websites does not constitute an endorsement or referral of the non-JUF/JF websites. JUF/JF makes no representations or claims as to information or materials provided by such non-JUF/JF websites, and specifically disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement.

Copyrights for linked materials belong to their respective publishers/owners and may require permission to use in whole or in part. Contact publishers directly for more information.