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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting American University Hillel and our family of websites. AU Hillel respects the privacy of all our visitors. Please consult the following privacy policy for specific practices regarding personal information collected.

AU Hillel will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide, for example by sending e-mails, completing forms, registering for events or other programs, responding to surveys, or ordering merchandise. We may then contact you to provide information about Hillel activities, programs, membership and development opportunities, products, and special events that may interest you. If you wish to be removed from our contact lists and stop receiving any further communications from AU Hillel please, contact us.

AU Hillel reserves the right to use images and/or content you provide in any promotional or marketing materials, including newsletters, websites, direct mail and other publications. AU Hillel takes your privacy seriously and will not publish your email address or home address publicly, without your explicit consent. If for any reason you wish to be excluded from use in promotional materials, please contact us.

When you visit our website, we automatically gather and record information about your visit so that we can understand the statistical use trends of our website in order to make improvements. This information is stored and used without any personal information attached to it.  We capture the following information:   

  • Domain Name - through which you access the Internet (for instance, AOL for America Online, or MSN for Microsoft Network, or YAHOO etc.)

  • IP address - from the computer or network used to access our website

  • Web browser - and operating system used

  • Date and time - you accessed our site 

  • Pages, files, documents, and links - that you visited

  • Referral Internet address - of the website from which you clicked to get to our website

  • Search terms - used in a search engine (like that brought you to our website

AU Hillel may set and access cookies on your computer. Cookies are small pieces of alphanumeric data sent to your web browser. Session cookies are used to track usage patterns, tell us what pages you visited, how long you stayed and other visitor behavior. Cookies also allow us to personalize your experience on our website. Many website improvements are made based on the data gathered from cookies.

You may set your browser to block cookies. You will still be able to access most of AU Hillel’s website, but you may not be able to conduct certain types of transactions or take advantage of some of the enhanced interactive elements.

No form or application on or affiliate sites expressly solicits information from children under 13 years of age. Consequently, information gathered will not be specifically identified as being from minors. Please be aware that AU Hillel treats all information gathered online as if it were from an adult and subject to the guidelines of AU Hillel's privacy policy.

AU Hillel strongly encourages all parents to supervise their children's online activities. AU Hillel asks that children seek their parents’ permission before submitting any information online. A parent may request the removal of information submitted without their consent by their children.

We maintain numerous procedures, both electronic and managerial, to protect and help prevent unauthorized access of all personal and transactional information.

Unauthorized access is prohibited and punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

AU Hillel’s website contains links to external, third party websites. When you follow a link to a third party website you are no longer subject to our privacy policy. AU Hillel is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of any other websites. Links to external websites do not constitute endorsement of those websites or their content.

AU Hillel is an active organization with many people responsible for the content of our website. Please help us to maintain the integrity of our website; if you find a problem or have an issue or comment. do not hesitate to contact us.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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