ORT America Donor Privacy Policy

ORT America respects the privacy of our donors. We are grateful for your support and the crucial role you play in helping us educate against all odds and obstacles. As part of our commitment to safeguarding your privacy we have adopted the privacy policy outlined below.
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to ORT America by sending an email to info@ortamerica.org. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use It

Online and offline, donors may be asked to provide their name, email address, postal address, interests, and other information. If you provide your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address to ORT America, you may receive periodic communications from us.
We may request, but will not store, sensitive information, such as credit card numbers.

Internet Protocol Address

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our website, to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of Cookies

Our website may use cookies to enhance your experience during your visit. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that website and are used for record-keeping purposes. Use of cookies makes your browsing experience easier by performing saving your passwords and your personal preferences, and ensuring that you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Sharing Information with Others

ORT America will never rent, trade or sell your e-mail address. However, we may on occasion share your name and postal address with our service providers and with other organizations we believe you may have an interest in supporting, unless you opt-out. If you would prefer that your name and postal address not be shared with others, simply send us a request via e-mail to info@ORTamerica.org.

Email Communications

ORT America sends a biweekly enewsletter and periodic direct email communications to ORT America site visitors to highlight news, information and opportunities available from ORT America. In addition, all ORT America e-newsletters have easy-to-follow unsubscribe instructions.


All information provided to ORT America is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our website that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of ORT America.

Privacy Policy Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes here. We encourage you to review our policy from time to time.

We have been empowering people and strengthening communities since 1880. Your support makes our vital work possible.