Privacy Policy

Our General Policy

Privacy Policy • Our General Policy

Acknowledgement of our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy and Consent to Use of Data (the "Privacy Policy and Consent") sets forth the terms and conditions under which the United Way of Northern New Jersey ("UWNNJ") will collect, use and transfer your personal data and User Data. By using this Site, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the terms of our Privacy Policy and Consent and agree that we may collect, use and transfer your personal data and User Data in accordance therewith. If you do not agree with these terms, you may choose not to use our Site, and please do not provide any Personal data through this Site. This Privacy Policy and Consent forms part of our Site Terms of Use and such shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, United States of America. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of your use of this web site to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of New Jersey.

Please note that this Privacy Policy and Consent only applies to the providing or use of personal data through this Site.

Should you have any questions about this Statement or about our data collection, storage and use practices, please contact us as provided below.

Changes to UWNNJ'S Privacy Policy and Consent

This Site is subject to change. As a result, at times it may be necessary for UWNNJ to make changes to this Privacy Policy and Consent. UWNNJ reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy and Consent at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this Statement periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal data. This Privacy Policy and Consent was last updated on October 27, 2017. Your continued use of the Site after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy and Consent shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy and Consent.


Welcome to (the "Site"). This Site is operated by UWNNJ Corporation ("UWNNJ" or "we" or "us") and has been created to provide people with information about our not-for-profit organization. You are important to UWNNJ and, as described in this Privacy Policy and Consent, we will endeavor to take appropriate measures to protect your privacy as you use this Site. This Privacy Policy and Consent sets forth UWNNJ's approach with respect to information that is collected from this Site. This Site is intended for users in the United States.

Note About Children

If you are under the age of eighteen, please do not provide us any personal information on this Site.

This Site is not directed at children and the information on this Site is designed for individuals who are 18 years of age or older. We recognize the need to provide additional privacy protections for children who use the Internet. Should an individual whom we know to be under 18 send personal information through the Site to us, we will not retain such information except that, in certain instances, we will use that information to satisfy our obligations to follow up on complaints and we will respond directly to the individual to inform him or her that we do not accept personal information from persons under 18.

What Information do we Collect?

Information That You Give Us: When we collect personal data, such as your name, e-mail or mailing address from you, such collection will occur when you voluntarily choose to register for or use certain UWNNJ services at this Site. We would then use the personal data that we collect in an effort to provide you with a superior customer experience on the Site, to provide you with services offered by or through UWNNJ and to improve and publicize UWNNJ services. If personal data is collected, UWNNJ may store such information ourselves or it may be stored in databases owned and maintained by UWNNJ's agents or service providers.

If we collect data and you register with us, we may create a profile that includes your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other information that you provide that is pertinent to your specific situation. We may combine such information with data gathered from other sources. For instance, if incorrect postal codes are received, we may use third party software to correct them.

In some instances, we may contract with outside parties to collect and maintain our information collection servers and to perform technology and related services. We seek to provide any such third parties with only the information they need to perform their specific function and we would require them to protect your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Consent. United Way of Northern New Jersey does not sell, share, or trade your personal information. Additionally, United Way of Northern New Jersey does not send mailings on behalf of third party organizations.

Personally Non-Identifiable Information

Passively Collected User Data

When you interact with UWNNJ through this Site, we receive and store certain "User Data". Such User Data, which is collected passively using various technologies, is not used to specifically identify you. UWNNJ may store such User Data itself or it may be stored in databases owned and maintained by UWNNJ's agents or service providers.

This Site may use such User Data together with data provided by other parties and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, the keywords visitors used to find our Site and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. We also may disclose User Data in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes. It is important to note that no personal data is available or used in this process.

Aggregated Data

In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve our users, UWNNJ often conducts research on aggregated visitor data. UWNNJ may share this aggregated data with interested parties. This aggregated information does not identify you personally.


In operating this Site, we may use a technology called "cookies." A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your computer (actually to your browser) when you access a Web site. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and allow us to analyze Site usage more accurately. For instance, our Site may set a cookie on your browser that eliminates any need for you to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the Site. In all cases in which we use cookies, we will not collect personal data through the use of such technology. On most web browsers, you will find a "help" section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how you may turn cookies off.

Transfer of Your Data Abroad

If you voluntarily provide us with your personal data through this Site, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Consent. Due to the nature of the Internet if you are visiting this Site from a country other than the United States, your communications will inevitably result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. By visiting this website you consent to these transfers. If you provide personal data to this Site, you acknowledge and agree that such personal data may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of UWNNJ and the agents and service providers referred to herein located in the United States and in other countries.

What are Your Choices?

You can use this Site without providing your personal data.

If we collect your personal data on this Site, we will keep it only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal reporting or document retention requirements. We will take reasonable steps to update, correct or, upon your request, delete your personal data in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site. In order to request an update, with respect to your personal data, please contact us as provided below.


UWNNJ permits a reasonable right of access and review of personal data collected through this Site and held by UWNNJ by the individual to whom the personal data relates; however, to guard against fraudulent requests for access, UWNNJ will require information which it determines is sufficient to allow it to confirm the identity of the person making the request before granting access or making corrections. Please note that although after receiving a request to update, correct or delete information, we will make reasonable efforts to effect such a change promptly, it is not always possible to complete the process before another communication is distributed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Even if you have requested removal of your personal data from our lists, UWNNJ reserves the right to retain it in our files in some limited circumstances such as when such personal data may be necessary to honor your request to opt out of further communications, resolve disputes, or as provided in our Terms of Use. You acknowledge that due to technical constraints and the fact that we back up our systems, personal data may continue to reside in our systems even after deletion. Therefore, you should not expect that your personal data will be completely removed from our systems in response to your request.

How do we use Your Personal Data and Other Information?

If we collect your personal data through this Site, we will use it as follows:

  • If you provide personal data for a certain reason, that personal data will be available to us for use in connection with the reason for which it was provided or for a consistent purpose. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we may use the personal data you provide to respond to you.
  • We also may use your personal data, User Data and other information collected through the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our visitors and to improve our services.
  • We may use this information to contact you, electronically, through telemarketing or otherwise, in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to "opt out" of receiving future communications.

If at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us, as described below.

Do We Share the Information that We Receive?

UWNNJ considers your information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. We do sometimes hire other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples include mailing information and maintaining databases. When we retain another non-affiliated company to perform a function of this nature, we seek to provide them with only the information that they need to perform their specific functions, and to require them to protect your personal data. We may also share your personal data to further our charitable purpose or as we believe is required by law.

Please note that, as set forth above, this Privacy Policy and Consent only applies to the providing or use of personal data through this Site.

Links to Other Websites

This Privacy Policy and Consent applies only to this Site. This Site may frame or contain references or links to other web sites including those not operated or controlled by UWNNJ (the "Third Party Sites") none of which sites are governed by the policies and procedures we describe here. The links from this Site do not imply UWNNJ's review or endorsement of the Third Party Sites. We suggest that you contact those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection and distribution policies.


Should we collect personal data, we will takes reasonable steps to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Unless otherwise stated on the relevant page of the Site, UWNNJ will use general security standards (such as a high-grade encryption and https security protocol, SSL) if it collects personal data, but has not and will not take additional action to secure data provided to its sites, the transmissions of which are subject to normal Internet security risks. As noted, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any personal data to us or to any other party via the Internet. Moreover, if you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features, it is your responsibility to safeguard them; in this respect please refer to our Terms of Use.

How to Contact UWNNJ

Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about UWNNJ's Privacy Policy and Consent or the information practices of this Site.

You May Contact Us at:

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