Privacy Policy

VBS Website Privacy Policy

Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) is committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Valley Beth Shalom website and governs data collection and usage. By using the VBS website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.The following privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to our email newsletter or fill out an online form on our website.
When registering for an event or completing a form on our site, you may be asked to enter your name, phone number, address or email address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
    (Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

  • To improve our website
    The data collect on VBS website page visits is used to deliver customized content and to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

  • To process transactions
    Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than the express purpose of delivering the purchased service requested.

  • To administer a promotion, survey or other site feature.

  • To send periodic emails
    The email address you provide on a online form will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include VBS news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
    Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Security of your Personal Information
VBS secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. This includes securing the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted via our website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Do we use cookies?
Yes, we use cookies.  Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still register for events or make donations by contacting VBS directly via phone or in person.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or other’s rights, property, or safety.

Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may link to third party sites from our website as a resource or referral. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
VBS may occasionally update this privacy policy based on feedback and/or new cyber laws and regulations.  Please review this information to stay informed about how VBS protects your information.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the following information: 818.788.6000 or [email protected]