Privacy Policy

The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) respects the privacy of people who visit or use 

Privacy Policy

The JTS website uses software by Act-On Software, Inc., which collects the email addresses and certain personally identifiable information when people email us or register to open an account. Act-On also collects certain information about which pages users visit, as well as information they give us (as through surveys or site registrations). For more information, please visit and see the headings “How we collect data and what we do with it” and “How we comply with regulations.” By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information by JTS for the purpose of your enrollment in programs offered through JTS. 

You may choose to change your subscription preferences or to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails.

In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), JTS does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. In the event that we determine that a user of this site is under the age of 13, we will not maintain or use his or her personally identifiable information. We will then delete any such personally identifiable information from our records.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Storage of your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have registered on this site, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.