Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Mikva Challenge is committed to protecting individual’s privacy when they are utilizing the organization’s website, This privacy statement, together with our [Cookie Policy] describes our privacy practices and explains the information we collect, why we collect it, how we use it, what can be shared based on your privacy rights, and how certain laws may apply to you. 

For inquiries about this policy or how we use your personal information, please contact us at Mikva Challenge Grant Foundation,

Mikva Challenge does not sell, rent, or license its customer lists to third parties. We do not sell, trade, or share any donor’s personal information with any other entity, nor do we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. 

  • ‘Personal information’ means any data that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or linked (directly or indirectly) with you. Non-personal information does not and cannot reveal an individual’s identity such as information that has been de-identified or aggregated. The information collected varies based on the interactions you have with us.
  • Our site will collect details about your race and ethnicity and sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression) if you complete an application for program participation.  Our site is not intended for storing or transmitting other  ‘special categories’ of personal data, such as details about your religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, or health information. We do not knowingly collect information relating to actual or alleged criminal offenses. 

About Us

This website,, (our “site“) is operated by Manoverboard. 

The contact details for our headquarters:

Mikva Challenge

200 S. Michigan Avenue

Suite 1000

Chicago, IL 60604



The contact details for our Washington, DC Chapter office: 

1100 15th St NW

Suite 400

Washington DC, 20005


Most pages on our site will not ask for your information. Based on the services you request and your interaction with us; we may need to collect your information. This privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. 

Please contact us at if you believe we have inadvertently collected information from a child without parental consent so that we may delete the information as soon as possible. In the US, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) protects children under the age of 13 from the online collection of personal information. Learn more about COPPA at the Federal Trade Commission’s website

Collection of Personal Information 

The personal data we collect via the site may include: 

Personal Identifiers

Name, Organization Name and Position. Address, Area (including Postal or Zip code), Email Address, Telephone Number, and answers to questions that assist with the determination of program eligibility and suitability.

Payment and Billing Information 

Donations or Payments 

Technical (Internet or Network Activity) 

Information collected for donations or programming on our site, Internet Protocol (IP) address, Browser Type and Version, Time Zone Setting and Location, Browser Plug-in Types and Versions, Operating System and Platform, Other Technology based on the devices use to access the site

Usage Information 

How the site is used, and any communication received with respect of a particular event or campaign. Any data that you specifically provide to us.

Marketing and Communication Information

Preferences in receiving marketing or communications from us. 


Apply for a program – To apply for participation in one of our youth programs. You will be asked to provide your identity, demographic, and contact information, as well as answers to questions specific to the program that will assist us in the determination of program eligibility and suitability.We collect personal information about you in several ways when you:

  • Register for an event or purchase curriculum – You will need to provide your identity and contact details, questions specific to the event, payment and billing information if you are registering for an event, purchasing materials, or donating to our organization.
  • Make a donation –  You will need to provide your identity and contact details, and payment and billing information.
  • General Communications – When you sign up for a mailing list or provide feedback, you will provide us with your identity, contact information along with your marketing and communications preferences. 
  • Use our site. We collect your technical and usage information, as described above. Information may be collected using cookies, beacons, and similar technologies. 
  • For full information about the cookies we use, please see our Cookie Policy (Link to Policy). 
  • Only with your permission, will we occasionally obtain personal information from third party partners, collaborators, and providers. 

Use of Your Personal Information

We will only use your information where: 

We have your permission to do so 

  • Requests to receive news alerts, be added to mailing lists, receive updates, and marketing information. We will use your contact and identity information. Responses to questions may need your contact, identity, technical and/or usage information. 

We have a legitimate interest (reasonable purpose) for doing so 

  • Use of your information for our legitimate business reasons where our doing so will not unduly affect your rights. 
  • Keeping our records current, customizing our site’s content for you, and providing recent news about our organization may require utilizing your identity, contact and usage information.

We will use your technical information to: 

  • Make improvements to the site, system maintenance, support, troubleshooting, and reporting and hosting of data. 
  • Ensure that the site is secure. 
  • Analyze how users interact with the Site. 
  • Address any issues you may experience with the site. 

We may also use any or all the information above to administer and manage Mikva Challenge in general. If you feel that your interests and fundamental rights outweigh our business purposes, and that we should therefore stop processing your data, please let us know. 

 We need to remain compliant with legal or regulatory requirements 

  • In certain circumstances, we may need to use your personal information to comply with regulations or the law. We may also use it to prevent threats to our network, illegal activities, prevent misuse, or for any other reason permitted by law. We may use your personal information to protect the safety and security of our organization, our services, our network, and our Site.

 We need it to perform a contract or provide a service that you or your organization requested

  • We may need your contact and log-in data to enable you to create an account on our site; your contact, identity, technical and/or usage information to respond to a question you have asked us via our site, and your billing and payment information to process any payments you have requested. If you have subscribed to one of our events, or otherwise requested our services, we may need your contact and identity data to be able to provide that service to you. 

Sharing Your Information  

We do not sell your information. Any sharing of personal information about you with third parties, whenever you consent to or direct such sharing, will occur only when the information needed to provide the service. Our goal is to work with organizations that share our commitment to privacy and only use your information for the purpose intended.

  • Personal data collected via this site is shared between Mikva Challenge and National Able Network, our third party IT vendor.
  • We do not sell, rent, or lease our customer lists to third parties. We do not sell, trade, or share any donor’s personal information with any other entity, nor do we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. 
  • We may share your information with our trusted third-party service providers (including information technology providers such as website and mailing list hosts, and our online learning platform provider). 
  • If you voluntarily submit information in connection with a special project that we are conducting with another organization, we may share your information with that organization for purposes of the project. 
  • On rare occasions, we may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or regulation, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: 

(a) comply with any applicable law or with legal process 

(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Mikva Challenge; or 

(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our employees, services, or members of the public. 


Mikva Challenge is committed to protecting your personal information. We use a combination of reasonable technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. 

However, the transmission of any information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures, we cannot guarantee the security of your information. You are responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse. 

We ensure access to your personal information is limited to only those who need it to carry out their job responsibilities. We comply with all applicable data security laws where we reside and conduct business.

Retention of your Personal Information 

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for. (This includes satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.) 

The retention of personal information is determined based on the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information (and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means), and our legal requirements. 

Social Media, Links, and External Sites

Links to other organization’s websites may be provided from our site. If you choose to go to those external websites, you will be subject to their privacy policies.  Mikva Challenge is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites or any sites that are linked to or from our website. In most cases, links to non-Mikva Challenge web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that we think may be useful to you. Since third party websites may have different privacy policies and/or security standards, we advise you to read the privacy policies and terms and conditions of these Sites before you provide any personal information. Our Privacy Statement applies solely to the Sites where this Privacy Statement appears.

Our website includes Social Media features such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. It is possible these Sites may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our website, and potentially set a cookie to enable a feature on the site to function properly. Social Media features and widgets are either hosted directly on our Site or by a third party. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Your Rights 

In certain circumstances, you may: 

  • ask us to restrict how we use your personal information; 
  • ask us to delete the personal information we hold about you; and 
  • ask us to provide you with the information that we hold about you in a 

structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us at or call 312-863-6340.

Changes to this Policy 

We may periodically update or revise this Privacy Statement. Any changes will be posted on this site, and (if you have subscribed to our mailing lists), we will also update you of any changes. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice from time to time to be informed of how we are protecting your information. 

This privacy notice was last updated on June 3, 2022. 

Copyright © . We are a registered 501 (c)(3) charity. 

Our headquarters are located at: 

Mikva Challenge

200 S. Michigan Avenue

Suite 1000

Chicago, IL 60604

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