Welcome to the Cape SAJBD’s privacy policy.

Cape SAJBD respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy aims to give you information on how the Cape SAJBD collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website. We may update the policy sometimes, so be sure to check back occasionally. Should you wish to talk to us or ask any questions about the policy then please contact us on mailto:sajbd2@ctjc.co.za

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children from our website.

Who are Cape SAJBD

Our full registered name is South African Jewish Board of Deputies (Cape Council). We are a South African based non-profit organisation, who provide services to the Western Cape Jewish community. To contact us click here.

How does Cape SAJBD collect personal data  

Direct interactions

When you leave comments on this site or our social media channels, contact us via post, phone or email, fill in a report or application form, donate to a campaign or register for a webinar or event we run, we will collect the data you give us- including identity, contact and financial data (where relevant). 

Third parties and public sources

When you interact with third parties and consent to them sharing your personal information with us, such as an affiliated organisation where we are partnering on an event or campaign. Where you interact with this site and our social media channels we may process technical data, such as your IP address, browser type, plug-ins and the device used to access the website, from analytical providers and advertising networks, such as Facebook, Instagram and Mailchimp. 

Why Cape SAJBD will process your data

The personal information we process about you will depend on how you interact with us and the information you choose to supply us with. This will predominantly include your name and email address, but may also include your contact number, physical address, occupation and payment details (where relevant). 

We will only process your personal information where there is a lawful basis for doing so. This would include your express consent, or where it is necessary for our legitimate interests, for example:

  • To process any request from you.
  • To maintain an accurate and updated record of our relationship with you.  
  • To let you know about our latest news, updates and share communal communications with you. We’ll only contact you if you’ve given us permission to do so, with the exception of donation receipts/admin and thank yous, all communication is optional and must be subscribed to by the user. You can opt out at any time.
  • To analyse and improve our website, services and information we provide to you.
  • To measure the effectiveness of our marketing communications.
  • To identify existing and potential threats to the welfare, status and security of our community. 

If you wish to change how we use your personal information please contact us on mailto:sajbd2@ctjc.co.za

How Cape SAJBD keeps your data safe

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

How long will Cape SAJBD retain your data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or other requirements.

Sharing your data 

We may share your personal information with third parties, such as partners or service providers to allow them to perform services on our behalf or help process a request from you. 

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

We promise to always keep your details safe and we’ll never sell or swap your personal information with any other organisation.

Your legal rights

Under certain circumstances, you have legal rights in relation to your personal data, including the right to request access your personal data and the right to request the correction or deletion of your personal data. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can contact us at any time on mailto:sajbd2@ctjc.co.za to request any of this information or to update your preferences.

You can download our full Privacy Policy here.