Privacy Policy

Who we are

This is the official site of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Our website address is: http://aicf.org (American site) and http://aicf.org.il (Israeli site).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal information of registered artists

We collect artists’ personal information as part of their registration process and use it to feature them on our site.  No contact information is shared except for their own websites.

Artist profiles and events that users create in the system, once approved, are public and can be seen by any other visitor on the site.  

None of this personal information is shared without express permission of the artist and we do not use the data for any other reason than to feature the artists who voluntarily partnered with us for this feature/outreach.

Grant applications

If you are applying for a grant through the site, we collect your personal information and use it for our registration process, including a focus on the administration of our grants, payments to those who receive our grants, and as part of our required reporting for Israeli financial standards.

We use a third party called Priza to handle our grant applications. They store the information submitted securely and we limit access only to employees of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.

Mailing List

If you choose to opt-into our mailing list, you agree to share your personal data with us for the purpose of receiving periodical updates about us. You can always unsubscribe from the list directly from any newsletter email you have received in your inbox.  AICF Maintains a donor privacy policy as per donor protection standards and does not share any of this contact information with other organizations or third parties whatsoever.

External Links

Our site includes many links that lead to external sites. If you click on them, they will open in a new tab, to indicate that you are leaving AICF’s site. We cannot control whether external sites are GDPR-compliant or not, so it is up to you to decide whether to continue browsing these external websites.

Comments

We do not have a commenting system on our site.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We do not have contact forms on our website.

Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Upon entering our website, you will notice a bar at the bottom asking for your consent to use cookies. If you select no, no cookie data will sent to us. If you select yes, cookie data will be sent. You can revoke all these cookies directly from within your browser. To check how to do so, you can Google “revoke cookies [name of browser]“.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous data from visitors. IP’s are collected for the purpose of displaying geographical information. Other than that, no personal information is being collected. We at AICF has access to this information, but it is stored on Google’s servers and are subject to their own privacy policy.

Google Pixel

The Israeli site (all pages under aicf.org.il) uses Google Pixel.

Donations

All donations to AICF collected via this website (including gala ticket purchases) are stored on our servers including personal information in compliance with the tax authorities in the US. We do not use this information for any other purpose but communicating with donors regarding their existing donation, to answer any questions they might have or if they would like to cancel a recurring donation.

We use authorize.net as our payment gateway. They are a third-party that performs the digital financial transaction for us. They maintain the required legal information for tax and financial purposes.

Who we share your data with

AICF does not share our user data or donor data with any other group or resource for any purpose, including marketing.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.  We are required to maintain our donor’s data as per Israeli and US standards, including acknowledgement letters and as part of audited financial statements including the US 990.

Where we send your data:

We do not send your data to any source except for groups under contract with us related to targeted mailings.  That information is secure and protected from use from outside sources.

Your contact information

Our contact information can be found on AICF’s contact page.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Our files and database are stored on our Flywheel’s (our web host) storage solution. They are champions of website security. They protect the site from potential breaches 24/7 and have a dedicated team that makes sure no data is compromised.  You may read about Flywheel’s approach to site security here.

All communications and financial transactions on this website are secure using 256-bit SSL encryption.

What data breach procedures we have in place

AICF maintains our donors and artist information securely on protected servers.  

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive any information from third parties on our users.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data.

We do not have any automated systems related to profiling or user data.