This Web site is published and maintained by Sephardic Bikur Holim (SBH) with offices located at 425 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY, 11223.. This Privacy Policy governs SBH’s collection of information on this site and our use and disclosure of such information.

By visiting this site, you agree to the terms of this policy as they may be amended from time to time. As we update and expand our services, this policy may change, so check back to this page from time to time.


Your privacy is an important matter to SBH. In order to make your visits to our sites as worthwhile as possible, we collect certain information from your computer each time you visit us and sometimes we ask you for Personal Information. This privacy statement explains what Personal Information is collected on SBH. Web site, , how the information is used, and with whom we may share such information. Please take a few minutes to read our privacy policy so that you understand how we treat your personal information.

Right to Opt Out

You have the right to “opt-out” of certain uses of your Personal Information. At the time you can opt out of receiving emails from SBH by unsubscribing from the email using the unsubscribe link.. You may also make this request by sending an e-mail to Please understand that if you opt-out of receiving e-mails from SBH, we may still contact you by e-mail in connection with your services with us or to provide you with important information about SBH or this Site.

Attention Kids

If you are under the age of 13 (12 or younger), you may not provide any information about yourself to this Site. While you may view content on the Site, you may not register with the Site, or participate in any activities that would let you enter information about yourself. If we learn that you have provided information about yourself to this Site, we will delete such information.

What Information is Collected on this Site?

User Provided Information

SBH does not collect any Personal Information such as name, address or e-mail address on its Web site without the knowledge and consent of the individual submitting such information. Such information is collected, for example, through registration forms, donation page, and through voluntary online questionnaires or forms that may be posted on the site.. “Personal Information,” includes your name, home or other address (like an office or school), e-mail address, telephone number, and/or any other information that may identify you or allow online or offline contact with you.

We may also ask you to provide other information about yourself such as your age, hobbies, likes, dislikes, etc.

You may review the Personal Information that you have provided to SBH Web site by e-mailing or writing to SBH at 425 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY, 11223, Attn: Executive Director. We will send you a copy of such Personal Information we have on file in your user account (if any). You may send us new or updated information at any time via e-mail or mail.

Site Usage Information


We try to provide you with services, and content based on your interests. In order to do that, we may use "cookies" to keep, and sometimes track, information about you. Cookies are small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not gather any Personal Information about you; they simply track where you travel on the SBH Web site and what you look at. Most web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. Refusing a cookie will generally not interfere with your use of the SBH Web site. However, refusal of a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you from using features of a site that require registration.

We may also use web beacon technology to help track site usage. Web beacons (also called single pixel gifs or action tags) allow SBH and our service providers and business partners to track page viewing counts and patterns, which we use, for example, for future site development and to measure the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. We may also use web beacons within the context of certain emails to determine the effectiveness of the mailing.

The non-personally identifiable information collected by these companies, for example, about your visits to this and other web sites is used for the purpose of targeting emails and measuring email effectiveness on behalf of SBH. For additional information on the information that is collected by SBH emarketing technology vendors and to know your choices about not having this information used by them, please email

IP Address

Our server automatically collects data about your server’s domain address when you visit us. This information, known as an Internet Protocol address, or IP Address, is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider whenever you’re on the Web. When you request pages from SBH Web site., our servers log your IP Address. Our server may also record the referring page that linked you to us, e.g., another Web site or search engine. Our server cannot automatically record your name or address, but we may link this information with your Personal Information.

How is the information used?

We will use the Personal Information you provide to our Web site to fulfill a specific purpose. For example, Personal Information will be used to send you an email with information on SBH programs and services, or send you an e-newsletter or an online donation confirmation. We may also use your Personal Information to maintain our internal record keeping. In addition, we may send you e-mail notices about products, services, programs and events that we think might interest you. You may opt-out of receiving future mailings from us by following the instructions in the e-mail you receive from us or sending an e-mail to the e-mail address provided in the Right to Opt-Out section above. We may match information collected from you through different means or at different times, including both Personal Information and Site Usage Information, and use such information along with information obtained from other sources, and such merged information will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may use cookies to access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver better and more personalized services; estimate our audience size for our web hosting; assist in processing online donations; and identify which areas of our Web Sites you have visited. We may also match information obtained from cookies with data provided by you or collected by third parties. We analyze this data both in the aggregate and in connection with individual users. This information lets us give you the services you want that are connected with your interests.

SBH uses IP Addresses for internal system administration, to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site.

Does SBH share Personal Information and Site Usage information with others?

SBH will never share your personal information or site usage with any other company.

SBH reserves the right to analyze user behavior as a measure of interest in and use of the SBH Web site and SBH emails. SBH may disclose such analyses to agencies or other third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user.


If you contact SBH by email, you should be aware that email transmission might not be secure. A third party could view information you send by email in transit. SBH will have no liability for disclosure of your information due to errors or unauthorized acts of third parties during transmission.

Service Providers

We may use third party partners to help operate our Web site, send emails, and deliver our products and services, and may share your information with our affiliates, service providers and other third parties that provide products or services for or through this Site or for our business (such as Web site or database hosting companies, address list hosting companies, email service providers, analytics companies, distribution companies, fulfillment companies and other similar service providers that use such information on our behalf).

Legal Authorities

We may disclose user information to government authorities, and to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities, or otherwise as required or permitted by law, including but not limited to in response to court orders and subpoenas, at our discretion. We also may disclose user information when we have reason to believe that someone is causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other SBH site users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

Consent to Transfer

By providing Personal Information to this Site, you understand and consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories. You also acknowledge that governmental and other authorities in the United States and other countries and territories to which such information is transferred may have a legal right to obtain access to or the disclosure of such information.

Access to other sites through the SBH Site

When you are on the SBH site you may have the opportunity to visit, or link to, other sites not operated by SBH. These sites may collect personally identifiable information about you. SBH does not control sites that are operated by others and is not responsible for the information practices of these sites and this privacy statement does not address the information practices of those web sites or advertisers.

SBH’s Right to Change this Policy

SBH reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy, or any other SBH. policy or practice, at any time and will notify users of such changes or updates by posting them on the Site and/or by additional means as determined to be appropriate under the circumstances. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site


SBH will take reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all Personal Information provided to the SBH Web site. However, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, SBH cannot guarantee that this information will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. Any unauthorized access to or use of the SBH Web site or information collected and maintained by the SBH Web site should be immediately brought to the attention of SBH at the email address below. SBH will investigate, and if necessary take action to prevent or halt, any violation of this Privacy Policy of which it becomes aware.

If you are requested to send us any sensitive personal information, such as your credit card number, password, in an email or into a web site or otherwise, and you are uncertain whether such request is authorized by us, please do not hesitate to ask us by sending an email to our privacy officer at

In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your Personal Information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you of that development. If a notification is appropriate, we would endeavor to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the extent we have your email address, we may notify you by email. You consent to our use of email as a means of such notification. If you prefer for us to use another method to notify you in this situation, please email us at with the alternative contact information you wish to be used.


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