Privacy Policy

The Shaw JCC of Akron has created this privacy policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website located at the URL 

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this privacy policy, as well as our terms of use. The Shaw JCC of Akron reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this privacy policy simply by posting such changes on our site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting. 

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this privacy policy notifies you of: 
1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the site 
2. Who collects such information 
3. How such information is used 
4. With whom your information may be shared 
5. What choices you have regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information 
6. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control 
7. How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information 

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Shaw Jewish Community Center by sending an e-mail to Please reference this privacy policy in your subject line. 

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information: 
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, e-mail address, format preference (HTML vs. text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers. To the extent that users register for programs/membership using this site payment information is stored in the system in a secure location that is only accessible to authorized personnel 

Donor Privacy Policy: 
Shaw Jewish Community Center does not and will not sell, trade or share a donor's personal information with any other agency or entity with the exception of the Jewish Community Board of Akron and its affiliated organizations. 

Internet Protocol Address: 
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. 

Use of "Cookies": 
Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that website and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular website and to make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function properly when you view them. 

All information provided to the Shaw JCC is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is accessible only by certain qualified employees of the Shaw JCC of Akron. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information. 

Other Websites: 
Our site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which the Shaw JCC of Akron has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours. 

Contacting the Website: 
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact: 
Shaw JCC of Akron 
750 White Pond Drive 
Akron, OH 44320 
You can also send an e-mail to: