Thank you for visiting Adoption Connection of Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties Web site. Nothing is more important to Adoption Connection than protecting the private information of visitors to our site. We have provided this online Privacy Policy Statement to make sure you are aware of our privacy policy and practices, and to let you know about the choices you can make about the way any information is collected and used

How to Reach Us

Adoption Connection’s Central Administration postal address is 1710 Scott Street, PO Box 159004, San Francisco, CA 94115. We can be reached via e-mail at [email protected] or you can reach us by telephone at (415) 851-3090 or (415) 567-1044 TDD.

Information We Collect & How We Use It

On the current Adoption Connection Website, you can register for classes, request materials be sent to you, and provide us with feedback about the site. The types of personal information that may be collected at these pages include name, contact and billing information. Adoption Connection collects the e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our Web page, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail. We also collect aggregate information about what pages consumers’ access or visit and information volunteered by the consumer.

At this time, no part of our site makes use of cookies for user tracking, content customization, or any other purpose. For each visitor to our Web page, the Web server used by Adoption Connection does not automatically collect any information regarding the user’s name or e-mail address.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, and may be used to send you information about Adoption Connection that we think may be of interest to you. It is also used to tailor our subsequent communications to you and continuously improve our programs and services (including registration). We may also ask you to provide information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with our programs, and more detailed contact preferences. All information is collected on a purely voluntary basis. If our information practices change at any point, we will immediately post the changes to our Web site and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

How to Opt Out

Like most nonprofit organizations, JFCS may make limited information (names and postal addresses) of those who access our site available to other reputable non-profit organizations whose programs or services we think you might find of interest. At this time, we do not make our customer e-mail list available to any outside organizations or individuals. If you do not want us to share your name or postal address with other organizations, please let us know by writing to us at the above address, or by sending us e-mail at [email protected]

Maintaining Accuracy

JFCS knows how important it is to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to all information (including proprietary information) that we maintain about them. Consumers can access and/or request this information be corrected by writing to us at the above address or by sending us e-mail at [email protected]. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before we allow corrections to be made.


Links to third-party web sites on the Adoption Connection site are provided solely as a convenience for our visitors. If you use these links, you will leave the Adoption Connection site. Adoption Connection has reviewed all of these third party sites, but is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policies. Further, Adoption Connection does not endorse or make any representations about these sites, or about any information, software or other products, services or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the Adoption Connection site, you do so at your own risk.

Maintaining Security

Again, Adoption Connection is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate security measures in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, or if you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you may contact Adoption Connection at the address above.