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Temple Sholom

300 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830
203-869-7191 • Fax: 203-661-4811 •

Privacy Policy

Privacy Practices for Our Website (the "Website") is an Internet property of Temple Sholom located in Greenwich, CT ("us" or "we"). Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy is designed to inform you of what information Temple Sholom collects, why we collect such information and how we use the information we collect (this "Privacy Policy). If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us You agree to this Privacy Policy, in its entirety, when you access or use the Website or otherwise register for an educational program and/or school and/or make a purchase of any Temple Sholom product or service (an "Item"). If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy, please do not use or access the Website. Additional information about consumer use of the Internet is available via the Federal Trade Commission and at its website,

Personally Identifiable Information
In general, you can browse our Web Site without telling us who you are or revealing any Personally Identifiable Information ("PII") about yourself. We collect PII from this Website when you purchase an Item or otherwise choose to provide PII to us. PII is any information that can be used to identify or locate a particular person or entity. This includes, but is not limited to: full name, home, billing and physical address, telephone number, mobile number, email address or other contact information, credit card number and expiration date. When you submit your PII to us, you are giving us your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your PII as set forth in this Privacy Policy. For example, you may choose to send us PII about yourself in an email or by completing an online form on our Website. Once collected, we will store your PII for a reasonable period of time for record keeping purposes. The information that we store is sometimes deleted as space requires or in the normal course of business. Please note that when sensitive personal information (for example, credit card information) is transferred over the Internet, we protect it using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology.

Information Sharing
Temple Sholom will not sell, share, trade or rent your PII to or with others, unless you have granted us permission to do so. Your PII is not shared with any third parties, except: (a) where necessary to conduct business, such as shipping Items or invoicing, or making payments to, or collecting money from, a consumer who purchases an Item from Temple Sholom (a "Client"); (b) in the case of Client's breach of any agreement between Client and Temple Sholom; (c) where required by law, or requested by a court or governmental authority; or (d) where Temple Sholom determines, in its sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of Temple Sholom and/or a third party, or necessary to protect Temple Sholom from liability of any kind. We may collect and possibly share PPI and any other information available to us in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal or unlawful activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or as otherwise required by law. We may also exchange PPI and any other information with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.

Examples of third parties described above that we may share your personal information with include: webhosting companies, fulfillment companies (e.g., companies that fulfill product orders). Additionally, if you use a credit card to place an order with Temple Sholom we will share your PPI with such bank and/or financing company for purposes of confirming and processing your order. These third parties only receive PPI if such information is needed to perform their function(s), and they are not authorized to use any PPI for any other purpose other than the purpose set forth by Temple Sholom. We only provide third parties with the minimum amount of PPI necessary to complete the requested registration, service, product or transaction.

Providing Information
If you provide Temple Sholom with PII, this information may be used to communicate to you information regarding Temple Sholom and its programs, Items and services. For example, we may communicate to you information regarding educational programs, religious programs, trips, Galas, religious services or Item or service updates. Your PPI may also be used to improve and customize our Website's content, layout, offerings and services, and to better understand our users' demographics, interests, behavior and responses to marketing initiatives. In addition to the uses set forth above, if you contact us (and provide PPI) or submit a request or inquiry through our Website (and provide PPI), we will use your information to respond to your inquiry or request and to provide you with any other additional information that we believe may be helpful or interesting to you.

If you register for an educational program or place an order with Temple Sholom, in addition to the uses set forth above, we will use your PPI to confirm your registration and/or order, prevent and detect fraud or abuse, respond to your requests or inquiries, provide you with other administrative information regarding your registration and/or order, review for errors omissions and accuracy, and provide you with any other information we deem helpful or interesting to you.

If you do not want to receive communications from Temple Sholom, you may elect to opt-out of receiving such communications. Please see the "Choice/Opt-Out" section below for more information.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information ("Non-PII") from Website visitors. Non-PII is information that cannot by itself be used to identify a particular person or entity, and may include the following as to you: IP host address, pages viewed, browser type, Internet browsing and usage habits, Internet Service Provider, domain name, time/date of visit to our Website, referring URL and computer operating system.

Internet Protocol ("IP") Address
When you visit our Web Site, Temple Sholom collects your IP address in order, among other things, to help diagnose problems with its server, administer and tune the operation of its Website, analyze trends, track traffic patterns, gather demographic information for aggregate use, and track the date and duration of each session within our Website. Your IP address may also be used in combination with your PPI for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We use "cookies" and web beacons to help us manage our Website. Cookies are small text files that contain a string of alphanumeric characters. Web beacons (also known as "1X1 pixels" or "clear GIFs") are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a web page or in an email message for the purpose of transferring data. Web users have the option of blocking the use of cookies by changing a setting in their browser. Web users can check their browser supplier's website for details on how to do this. Declining the use of cookies may render inoperable certain features of the Website. Where authorized by us, third parties may use cookies, Temple Sholom's web log files, web beacons and other monitoring technologies to compile aggregate statistics on Temple Sholom's behalf. The non-personal information that we collect is used to understand better and improve the usability, performance and effectiveness of our Website and programs. We may share or transfer Non-PII with or to our affiliates and partners. We use cookies on certain pages of our Web Site in order, among other things, to analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, deliver to you a more customized shopping experience, track visits from our affiliates and partners and allow the use of our registration and order cart. Temple Sholom does not use cookies to store or collect any PPI. Temple Sholom web pages may also contain electronic images know as Web beacons. These Web beacons allow Temple Sholom to count users who have visited certain Web pages or to deliver co-branded services. Additionally, Temple Sholom may use third-party advertising or content delivery companies to serve ads or images on our Website or on other websites on the World Wide Web. These companies may use web beacons to place a cookie on your computer. Doing this allows the third party to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and to compile anonymous information. Information collected through these third party advertising companies is anonymous.

For more information about cookies and web beacons please visit

Third Party Websites
This Website may contain links to and advertisements for websites operated by third parties whose privacy practices may differ from those of Temple Sholom. While we endeavor to associate only with reputable entities, Temple Sholom cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of third party websites. We encourage you to check the privacy policies of all websites that you visit.

This Website is not intended for visitors who are under eighteen (18) years of age. Temple Sholom does not knowingly solicit or collect information from individuals under the age of eighteen (18). If we determine that we have inadvertently collected PII from someone under eighteen (18), we will take reasonable steps to purge this information from our database. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate and monitor the Internet activities of their children.

All collected information is stored in a technically and physically secure environment. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect PII (including Sensitive Information) off-line. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect our end users' PII, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Once we receive the transmission of your PII, we make reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems. Access to this information is strictly limited and not accessible to the public. All our end users' PII is restricted in our offices. Only personnel who need the information to perform a specific job (for example a customer service representative) are granted access to PII. Personnel not adhering to our policies are subject to disciplinary action. In compliance with applicable federal and state law, we shall notify you and any applicable regulatory agencies in the event that we learn of an information security breach with respect to your PII. You will be notified via e-mail in the event of such a breach. Please be advised that notice may be delayed in order to address the needs of law enforcement, determine the scope of network damage, and engage in remedial measures.

Changes to this Privacy Policy and Notification of Changes
Temple Sholom reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a clear and conspicuous notice on the Website explaining that we are changing our Privacy Policy. All Privacy Policy changes will take effect immediately upon their posting on the Website. Please check the Website periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Website and/or acceptance of our e-mail communications following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of any and all changes.

Changing or Deleting your PII
If the PII information Temple Sholom has received from you changes or you would like to revise such information, we will gladly correct or update any personal data you have previously provided to us. To request a change or update to your personal information, please send an e-mail to or contact us at 203-869-7191. If you would like us to delete any PII that you have provided to us on our Website, please send your request to us at and we will process your request, where possible and subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy within a reasonable period of time after receipt.

Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of Temple Sholom, please feel free to contact us at, or via postal mail at:

Temple Sholom
Attn: Privacy Officer
300 E Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. To opt out of receiving communications from Temple Sholom: (1) e-mail "unsubscribe" to or (2) make your request in person by contacting us at 203-869-7191.

Last Updated: April 22, 2013

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