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JGSCO Privacy Policy


This policy describes Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado, JGSCO’s, privacy practices regarding information collected from visitors to the site. It contains information about what data is collected and how that information is used. JGSCO’s privacy policy applies only to this website. When you follow a link to another site, this policy will not apply. You should check the privacy policy of each of these sites if you have concerns about how they handle personally identifiable information. This policy may be updated periodically, so please check back from time to time.

It is JGSCO's goal and intent to fully comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), and any other similar regulations.

What kind of data we collect

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Colorado (JGSCO) is only interested in data that will help us better provide educational opportunities to you. JGSCO does not sell or rent personally identifiable information. When you join or renew your membership, we collect the following information.
  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Spouse's name (if provided or if also a JGSCO member)
  • Maiden name (if provided)
  • Surnames (if provided)
  • Year in which you first joined
This information is retained when a member does not renew their membership. In this case, it is only used to notify previous members of program and events. Note: If you pay for your membership with a credit card, the transaction is handled by an external vendor. JGSCO does NOT see nor store your credit card information.

What we do with the data we collect

JGSCO is committed to safeguarding the data that our members share with us. We use your personal data to make sure you receive important information related to genealogy. Such information includes news about upcoming programs and other activities of JGSCO.

What we don't do with the data we collect

We have never and will never sell or share your information with marketers or vendors


This site uses a secure server for conducting online transactions. All credit card and other payment information that you transmit to us will be protected by encryption technology, provided your browser is properly configured and your computer is operating properly. Security technology requires that you have a reasonably current browser that is capable of supporting encryption. Current browsers such as these will activate the appropriate security features when you enter an online transaction through this site. In general, you can determine whether you are on a secure site by looking at the symbol at the bottom of your browser screen. You can be sure you are using a secure server if the key is unbroken or the lock is locked. We limit member access to personally identifiable information to only those members who need access to perform a specific function.


The technology that JGSCO uses to host our website, provide analysis to us about how our website is used, process transactions such as registering for a program or renewing your membership and perform other tasks so we can make this website work for you use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer that identifies your browser, your computer, and you. You may block the placement of cookies on your computer through your browser settings. If you choose to block cookies, some functions of this website may not work.

External Links

Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado's website includes links to external websites. External links do not fall under the domain and JGSCO is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time, so please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Contact us

If at any time you are concerned that your information is incorrect and you are unsure how to correct or update it, please contact us at

Last updated: October 18, 2021


The Jewish Genealogical Society (JGS) of Colorado is a leader in education, research, information exchange forums, and resources for Jewish genealogy.

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