Privacy Policy

The JCK Foundation, Inc. (“JCK”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2014 to help raise awareness for mental health awareness.

The properties managed by JCK include all officially maintained and managed JCK websites, including any sub-sites and micro-sites.

The content distributed by JCK on its suite of websites, as well as its print materials and brochures, is fully curated by JCK.

This Privacy Policy applies to: (a) information we collect from persons (either electronically, via postal mail, in-person, or over the phone) in regards to their relationship with JCK, whether it be as a donor, a volunteer, or other means of contact; (b) all registrants or participants in any JCK-sponsored event; and (c) users of any related services, applications, or sites that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively (a), (b) and (c) referred to hereunder as the “Services”).

This Privacy Policy describes JCK’s collection and use of users’ Personal Information (e.g., information that identifies a specific person, such as full name, postal address, telephone number, email address, or credit/debit card number) where that information is not otherwise publicly available. It also describes the JCK’s general practices for handling Other Information (e.g., interests, demographics, and site usage) collected from users, through either the JCK or a third party, to the extent such information is associated with a particular device, user, or user account.


Information the JCK Collects

Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies an individual, such as name, postal address, telephone number, email address, and credit/debit card number(s).

Personal Information Users Submit

Personal Information is collected when submitted to JCK. This includes, but is not limited to, the submission of a donation or membership payment, registration or subscription to a certain event, product, or service, create a profile, taking of a survey, use of interactive features, participation in a forum, etc.

Personal Information JCK Receives from Third Parties

JCK may receive Personal Information from third parties, including information about a transaction, purchase history, or relationship with various products and service providers. Examples of third parties include online giving platforms such as “Razoo” and “CrowdRise”, which are used for grassroots fundraising for events.

Other Information

“Other Information” is any information that does not reveal an identity, such as browser history, information collected through cookies and other technologies, demographic information, and other aggregated information. JCK may combine Other Information with Personal Information. If and when this occurs, this combined information is treated as Personal Information.

Other Information Users Submit

Other Information is collected when submitted to JCK. This includes, but is not limited to, age, gender, education, occupation, financial information, interests, photos, connections, and comments.

Other Information JCK Receives from Third Parties

JCK may receive Other Information from third parties, including, but not limited to, demographic data, information on interests, and information regarding activity on other websites.

Other Information JCK Collects Automatically When Users are Online

Personal Data

Personal Data is collected when users provide personal information that is not publically available to JCK, for example, by registering for an event through the website. The personal information that provided must be true, accurate, and complete and all registration and donor details (where applicable) must contain your real name, address, and other requested details.

Aggregated information, such as information on traffic patterns within the suite of websites, is collected by JCK through various methods:

IP Addresses: JCK collects IP addresses through its suite of websites. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a user’s computer whenever they are on the Internet. Web servers, the computers that “serve up” web pages, automatically identify the user’s computer by its IP address, and when a user requests a page from JCK website, JCK servers log the user’s IP address. The website does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. Therefore, although the session is logged, the user remains anonymous to JCK.

Use of Cookies: JCK may use cookies and other tracking technologies (including browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies), which are comprised of small bits of data that often include an anonymous unique identifier. A cookie is a small data file that most major web sites write to a user’s hard drive for record keeping purposes when they’re visited. Cookies allow JCK to measure activity on the websites and to improve all user experience, for example, by remembering passwords and viewing preferences. Cookies are used by JCK to measure activity on the website and make improvements and updates based on which areas are popular and useful and which are not. JCK will make available cookies, containing non-personally identifiable information such as IP address and pages viewed, regarding user activity on the website to certain third party providers with whom we work, in order to show advertisements relating to the website that may be of interest to the user.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If a user prefers, they can set their browser to refuse cookies or to alert when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that some parts of JCK website will not function properly if you do so.

Authorized Third Parties: We may use third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our Sites. They may also use information about your visits to our Sites and other sites and mobile applications to target ads for products and services. For instance, they may collect web log data from you (such as IP address and information about your browser or operating system) or place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized ads. Through this process, demographic or other interest data may be associated with your browser or device in a non-personally identifiable manner. No personally identifiable information is collected in this process. They do not know the name, address, email address, phone number or any personally identifiable information about the user.

The NAI (Network Advertising Initiative) allows for the central opting out of all of its members’ cookies from a single opt-out page. If you prefer not to receive relevant advertising on web pages, please click on the following link: If you delete your cookies, use a different browser or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.

How we use your Information

JCK use the Personal Information collected for the purposes set forth below. Please note: JCK may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where otherwise prohibited under applicable law. If JCK is required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then it may use and disclose Other Information for all the purposes for which it uses and disclose Personal Information.

To improve the quality of  services, JCK may combine the Personal and Other Information collected with information publicly provided by the user in connection with JCK.

To provide and manage our relationship and/or services.

JCK uses the Personal Information collected from and about a user to provide our products and services and features to the mental health community and to improve upon our services, including, without limitation: to process and fulfill donations, to send information about relationships or transactions with JCK, to measure and improve these services and features, to personalize experiences, to provide customer support, and to respond to inquiries.

To contact users.

JCK may periodically send materials or notifications to users related to our products and services to the email or postal address provided. To help make these materials more relevant, we may use and combine any of the Personal and Other Information collected to assist in sending materials. If a user would like to stop receiving materials from JCK, please contact JCK at [email protected] to request an end to solicitation. JCK may also use email addresses to respond to inquiries or requests made.

JCK does not copy, reproduce, publish, post, distribute, share or sell, the name, personal information or description of donors to any outside individual or business. Exceptions are those required by law, requested in grant applications, for the purpose JCK mailings to donors. Donor names and addresses are not shared or sold to outside individuals or organizations unless required by law.



Your choice

JCK respects your privacy and recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you. Simply e-mail [email protected] with the following information:

  • To remove you name for the JCK email list, please provide your full name, email address and a sentence requesting suppression of your personal information in our files.
  • To remove your name from the JCK postal mailing list, please provide your full name, mailing address and a sentence requesting suppression of your personal information in our files.
  • To review or correct your personal information with JCK, please provide your name and a sentence requesting a review or a correction.


JCK does not acknowledge donors by name and/or description of donation — in certain printed material such as newsletters, brochures, annual reports, press releases, event invitations or programs, stationery, solicitation letters or other means of expressing appreciation for the donor’s assistance — without the expressed permission of the donor.


JCK takes every precaution to protect your personal information and all personal information is kept confidential and stored in a secure, customer relations management (CRM) software. Access to Personal Information is restricted only to authorized staff with a legitimate and specific business purpose. For example, development employees need access to information to develop donor relationships. If there are any questions regarding the security of our website or CRM software, please e-mail [email protected]