Welcome to IsraelNow. We take your privacy seriously and know you do too. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is here to help you understand how we collect, use, disclose, and process your personal data. We also describe Your Rights and Choices with respect to how we process your personal data. Please read this Policy carefully.

This is the policy of IsraelNow Educational Foundation (“IsraelNow,” “us,”, etc, an Illinois 501c3 organization with offices at 30 S. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60606.



This Privacy Policy applies to our “Services”, which include our websites that link to/post this Privacy Policy, including any subdomains or mobile versions (the “Site(s)”) and mobile applications (the “Mobile App(s)”).


Following notice to you or your acknowledgment of this Privacy Policy (including any updates), your continued use of any of our Services indicates your consent to the practices described in this Policy.


Our third-party website, CampMinder, is our provider that collects the necessary information of our participants and trip leaders. Their Services enable us to connect with, support, and provide services to trip organizers, trip providers, and trip staff (Clients) as well as parents and client customers. In each case, CampMinder provides a platform for use by Clients, and this Policy reflects the data processed and activities undertaken through their Services. However, the Policy does not apply to the Client’s own uses of your data, including processing they may choose to undertake that is not described in, or different from, this Policy.

This Policy also does not apply to information processed by other third parties, for example, when you visit a third-party website or interact with third-party services, unless and until we receive your information from those parties. Please review any third parties’ privacy policies before disclosing information to them.  



We collect and process the following types of information, including data that relates to identified or identifiable individuals (“Personal Data”) (note, specific Personal Data elements listed in each category are only examples and may change):

Identity Data: Personal Data about you and your identity, such as your name, ID/driver’s license number, gender, marital status, date of birth, social security number, photo/avatar, username, and other Personal Data you may provide on applications, registration forms, or as part of an account profile (e.g. biographical information).

Transaction Data: Personal Data we collect in connection with a transaction or purchase, such as the item you purchased, the price, the delivery location, zip code, and other similar information.

Contact Data: Personal Data used to contact an individual, e.g. email address(es), physical address(es), phone number(s), or social media or communications platform usernames/handles, as well as a name or other salutation.

Financial Data: Personal Data relating to financial accounts or services, e.g. a credit card, bank, or other financial account numbers, and other relevant information you provide in connection with a financial transaction.

Device Data: Personal Data relating to your device, browser, or application e.g. IP addresses, MAC addresses, application ID/AdID/IDFA, identifiers from cookies, session navigation history and similar browsing metadata, and other data generated through applications and browsers, including cookies and similar technologies.

Location Data: Personal Data relating to your precise location, such as information collected from your device’s GPS or other precise localization service.

Special Category Data: Personal Data revealing racial, national, or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, health information, or information relating to sex life or sexual orientation.

Face Recognition Data: Personal Data that is generated in connection with an analysis of a photo or other image for purposes of using automated systems to identify an individual in another image, e.g. a facial map or similar analysis of facial geometry. Face Recognition Data may include Special Category data to the extent revealed in the creation or processing of the Face Recognition Data.

Custom Content: Information that a user provides in a free text or other unstructured format, or pursuant to custom fields created by a Client; this may include Personal Data or Special Category Data to the extent provided by the user.


We collect Personal Data from various sources based on the context in which the Personal Data will be processed:

Data we collect from you: We collect Personal Data from you directly, for example, when you complete a form or contact us directly.

Data we receive from others: We receive Personal Data from CampMinder, our third-party with whom we have a relationship in connection with a certain transaction supported by that  third party service provider. For example, we may receive certain customer information (e.g. name, contact, and ordering information) when you make a purchase using a third party payment service provider.

Data collected automatically: We may collect certain Personal Data automatically, for example, we collect Device Data automatically using cookies and similar technologies when you browse our Site.


Data: We, and certain third parties, may process Device Data when you interact with cookies and similar technologies. We may receive this data from third parties to the extent allowed by the applicable partner. Please note that the privacy policies of third parties may apply to these technologies and information collected.

Uses: In connection with our legitimate interests in providing and improving the user experience and efficiency of our Services, and understanding information about the devices and demographics of visitors to our Services, we use this information (i) for “essential” or “functional” purposes, such as to enable various features of the Services such as your browser remembering your username or password, maintaining a session, or staying logged in after a session has ended; (ii) for analytics and site performance purposes, such as tracking how the Services are used or perform, how users engage with and navigate through the Services, what sites users visit before visiting our Services, how often they visit our Services, and other similar information; and (iii) for the purpose of displaying advertisements via retargeting to those users who may have demonstrated an interest in our Service.

Note: Some of these technologies can be used by third parties to identify you across platforms, devices, sites, and services. Clients may also have access to information, such as reports and analytics, generated through these services.


If we process Personal Data in connection with our Services in a way not described in this Policy, this Policy will still apply unless otherwise stated when you provide it.

Note that we may, without your consent, also process your Personal Data on certain public interest grounds. For example, we may process information as necessary to fulfill our legal obligations, to protect the vital interests of any individuals, or otherwise in the public interest.



Information we collect may be shared with a variety of parties, depending upon the purpose for and context in which that information was provided. We generally transfer Personal Data to the following categories of recipients:

Clients: We process data on behalf of Clients and may share your Personal Data with Clients to the extent such information was provided to us for processing on the Client’s behalf. For example, any forms, applications, messages, or other material may be processed by CampMinder to be used by our Clients.  All Personal Data processed by CampMinder on behalf of our Clients may be available to the Client and its users. These parties may engage in direct marketing, or other activities that are outside our control.

Affiliates: In order to streamline certain business operations, develop products and services that better meet the interests and needs of our customers, and inform our customers about relevant products and services, we may share your Personal Data with any of our current or future affiliated entities, subsidiaries, and parent companies.

Legal Disclosures: In limited circumstances, we may, without notice or your consent, access and disclose your Personal Data, any communications sent or received by you, and any other information that we may have about you to the extent we believe such disclosure is legally required, to prevent or respond to a crime, to investigate violations of our Terms of Use, or in the vital interests of us or any person. Note, these disclosures may be made to governments that do not ensure the same degree of protection of your Personal Data as your home jurisdiction. We may, in our sole discretion (but without any obligation), object to the disclosure of your Personal Data to such parties.



To the extent required under applicable law, and subject to our rights to limit or deny access/disclosure under applicable law, you have the following rights in your Personal Data. You may exercise your rights by contacting us at the address below.

Access: You may receive a list of your Personal Data that we process to the extent required and permitted by law.

Rectification: You may correct any Personal Data that we hold about you to the extent required and permitted by law. You may be able to make changes to much of the information you provided directly via the Service via your account settings menu.

Erasure: To the extent required by applicable law, you may request that we delete your Personal Data from our systems.

Data Export: To the extent required by applicable law, we will send you a copy of your Personal Data in a common portable format of our choice.

Direct Marketing: Residents of California (and others to the extent required by applicable law) may request a list of Personal Data we have disclosed about you to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. This request must be written, signed, and mailed to us.

Regulator Contact: You have the right to contact or file a complaint with regulators or supervisory authorities about our processing of Personal Data. To do so, please contact your local data protection or consumer protection authority.

California Rights: Residents of California (and others to the extent required by applicable law) may request a list of Personal Data we have disclosed about you to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. Upon receipt of a verifiable request, you may also request that we provide you a copy of your Personal Data, direct us to stop selling or disclosing Personal Data for certain purposes (if we have done so), and receive information regarding: (1) the categories of Personal Data we have collected about you, or that we have sold, or disclosed for a commercial purpose; (2) the categories of sources from which your Personal Data was collected; (3) the business or commercial purpose for which we collected or sold your Personal Data; (4) the categories of third parties with whom we have disclosed your Personal Data, or sold, or disclosed it for a business purpose; and (5) the specific pieces of Personal Data we have collected about you.

We may require that you provide additional Personal Data to exercise these rights, e.g. information necessary to prove your identity.


It is possible for you to use some of our Services without providing any Personal Data, but you may not be able to access certain features or view certain content. You have the following choices regarding the Personal Data we process:

Consent: If you consent to processing, you may withdraw your consent at any time, to the extent required by law.

Direct Marketing: You have the choice to opt-out of or withdraw your consent to processing related to direct marketing communications. You may have a legal right not to receive such messages in certain circumstances, in which case, you will only receive direct marketing communications if you consent. You may exercise your choice via the links in our communications or by contacting us re: direct marketing.

Location Data: You may control or limit Location Data that we collect using our Mobile App by changing your preferences in your device’s location services preferences menu, or through your choices regarding the use of Bluetooth, WiFi, and other network interfaces you may use.

Cookies and Similar Tech: If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can manage/deny cookies (and certain technologies) using your browser’s settings menu. You must opt out of third-party services directly via the third party. For example, to opt-out of Google’s analytics and marketing services, visit Google Analytics Terms of Use, the Google Privacy Policy, or Google Analytics Opt-out. To learn more about how to opt out of Google’s use of cookies, visit Google’s Ads Settings, here. Please note, at this time, our Service does not respond to your browser’s do-not-track request.


We follow and implement reasonable security measures to safeguard the Personal Data we process. However, we sometimes share Personal Data with, or process data on behalf of third parties, as noted above. While we may require our service providers to follow certain security practices, we do not have control over and will not be liable for third parties’ security processes. We do not warrant perfect security and we do not provide any guarantee that your Personal Data or any other information you provide us will remain secure.


We retain Personal Data for so long as it remains relevant to its purpose, and in any event, for so long as is required by law. As we process Personal Data on behalf of Clients, we may retain information for the periods requested by the Client or delete information at the Client’s request. We will review retention periods periodically, and if appropriate, we may pseudonymize or anonymize data held for longer periods.


We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Changes will be posted on this page with the effective date. Please visit this page regularly so that you are aware of our latest updates. Your acknowledgment of these changes or use of the Services following notice of any changes (as applicable) indicates your acceptance of any changes.


Feel free to contact us with questions or concerns using the appropriate address below.

General inquiries:


Physical address:

30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 312-673-3485