Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Camp Ramah in the Poconos is committed to protecting the personal information and respecting the privacy of all visitors to our web site. It is important that you understand the information collected from you and what we do with it.

INFORMATION COLLECTED
You can visit this web site without telling us who you are or revealing information about yourself. In the course of operations, our servers may automatically collect information about your web browser and other relevant information about your browsing session on our sites. This information is not used to obtain any personally identifiable information. We have a strict “opt-in” policy and personally identifiable information about visitors to the web site is collected only when voluntarily submitted, for example when users request information via a web form. Camp Ramah in the Poconos reserves the right to track non-personal information about users of its web site, including the number of users visiting the web site, the Internet browser being used and the type of operating system being used. This information is used solely to give us a better understanding of how the web site is being used and to better tailor the content to ours visitors. Alumni of Camp Ramah in the Poconos may register on the camp’s Alumni Portal and create a user profile for database searches, take part in Communication Services, register for events, make donations and/or take advantage of other features offered. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card information or information about your interests and activities. If your personal information changes and you wish to update it, or if you wish to delete your information, you can make changes by sending an email to us at the following address: info@ramahpoconos.org.

CHILDREN
If you are under the age of 13, we ask that you only access our site when accompanied by your parent or guardian.  Camp Ramah in the Poconos will not request any information from a person younger than age 13, in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and will not knowingly accept personal information from a child younger than age 13 for any purpose. The year of birth is required as part of registration for the Alumni Sites in order to verify age and attendance at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. Under no circumstances will Camp Ramah in the Poconos accept registration of an Alumni profile from a child under the age of 18.

HOW COLLECTED 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 events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for confirmation of donations, registrations, or other actions you take on our site, and for related customer service needs. We do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing lists with external organizations. Any personal information you provide to Camp Ramah in the Poconos will not be disseminated to outside parties, excepted as disclosed here. We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf in relation to Camp Ramah in the Poconos operations. Examples include web hosting companies and fulfillment companies. Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose. Camp Ramah in the Poconos will disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

COOKIES
In an effort to provide you a better experience through our web site, we may store small amounts of information on your computer through the use of cookies. A “cookie” is a small file deposited on your computer by a Web site you visit. When connecting to the Camp Ramah in the Poconos Alumni Portal, session cookies are offered to your computer. In order to use the Alumni Directory and its services, your browser must accept these cookies. The cookies are temporary, and do not contain personal information. Once you are finished using the Alumni Directory and you close the Web browser application, the session cookies are deleted.

OTHER WEB SITES
The Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply only to the Camp Ramah in the Poconos web site and not to any additional web sites that may be linked to or from our web site. Although our web site may include links to other web sites as a convenience to users, Camp Ramah in the Poconos does not necessarily endorse any such web sites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through such web sites. Users access and use such web sites, including information, material, products and services therein, solely at the users’ own risk. Camp Ramah in the Poconos is not responsible for the privacy practices and content of such other Internet sites. We encourage you to read the terms of use and privacy policies of all such sites.

E-MAIL MESSAGES
If you send us e-mail, we may share your e-mail address and message content with others at Camp Ramah in the Poconos, and with persons and organizations outside Camp Ramah in the Poconos who may be called on to assist you.

SECURITY
Camp Ramah in the Poconos takes the protection of our users’ information seriously, both on-line and off-line. When users are asked to enter sensitive information, such as credit card number, that information is encrypted using SSL software before it is sent to us. Furthermore, we take steps to protect the information we collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We believe in enforcement of this policy and if you believe your information has been used in violation of this policy or in any unlawful manner, please contact us by email at info@ramahpoconos.org.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may revise this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice by updating this page and such revisions will be effective upon posting to this page. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of this web site following the posting of any revisions to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Effective Date:  October 19, 2007