Privacy Policy

This privacy policy covers online and offline collection and use of information. The main purpose of our website is to provide information and services to individuals. Donor privacy is important to MJDS and MJDS is committed to protecting it and to making donors aware of our online practices regarding the privacy of donor information.

Information collected

The MJDS website does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors. We collect personal information when visitors provide it in the course of interacting with the site. At the site, visitors may be able to register for events, subscribe to an email newsletter, participate in polls or surveys, make a donation or send a tribute gift. In so doing, visitors may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information or information about interests and activities. If a tribute gift is sent, the donor must provide the name and contact information of the recipient.

MJDS also may collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser being used (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system being used, (e.g., Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of the internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, Verizon FIOS). This information is helpful for improving user experience on the site.

How the information is used

MJDS may use the information provided to enhance services, at the request of the visitor. MJDS may use said information to communicate periodic messages regarding programs, events and other information and notices we believe may be interesting or useful. MJDS may use said information to confirm donations, registrations or other actions taken on our site, and for related customer service needs. MJDS may use information provided about others to enable appropriate communication regarding tribute gifts.

MJDS does not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share its mailing lists with other organizations. Any personal information provided will not be disseminated to third parties outside of Milwaukee Jewish Day School.

MJDS may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of its website in order to make website improvements. MJDS may use such information in the aggregate to analyze website usage.

MJDS will disclose personally identifiable information when required to do so by law.


The MJDS website makes limited use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is saved on a computer browser that contains information related to the use of a website. MJDS uses cookies to personalize a user’s experience on its website by recognizing an individual’s name when he/she returns to the website. As a registered user, a cookie may link to a user profile as a convenience to bypass the necessity of logging in. If cookies are rejected, the user experience might be limited in some areas of the website.


This website uses appropriate procedures to ensure the security of personal information and protects it from unauthorized access. In particular, when a user is asked to enter credit card information, top industry standard security protection, including encryption, SSL transmission connection and a secure server for information storage is utilized. Once a credit card payment has been processed, the credit card information is not stored on MJDS servers. Credit cards will be processed by PayPal. For more information about PayPal’s online security, please visit