Who We Are

St. Joseph the Worker is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to to get our Valley community’s economically disadvantaged, homeless and those in life transitions or experiencing crisis, employed in quality jobs that will help them become healthy and independent individuals and contributing community members.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it​


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact and Donation Forms

This information applies to all information collected or submitted on the St. Joseph the Worker’s website (www.sjwjobs.org) via contact or donation forms. The types of personal information collected from these pages may include, but are not limited to:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Credit/Debit Card Information
  • Other info required to register for an event, purchase a raffle tickets, etc

The personal and financial information you provide through our donor or event registration portals is used solely to process your donation, registration and/or ticket purchase. Name, address and email address are used for regular and special event communication, mostly through email. SJW are the only ones who have access to your information. We do not share your information for any reason without express permission, as in announcing a donation that is specifically noted “in honor of” or “in memory of”.

The information collected from our contact forms, such as on our contact page (https://sjwjobs.org/contact) is not shared, sold, or otherwise transferred to any party. The information collected from those forms are your name, email address, inquiry, and your IP address for spam detection. 


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.

Embeded Content from Other Websites

Articles and pages 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.

For information on those websites’ privacy policies, please view their privacy policy from their website.

Database, Analytics, and Third-Party Tracking​

Based on SJW’s internal need to do tracking and reporting of our campaigns and initiatives, we partner with selected third party vendors, such as Google Analytics and our Virtuous CRM database, which allow tracking technologies on our site through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies. This is a standard operational practice and does not affect the privacy of your personal information. This information is used to analyze and track user’s experience of our website and better understand online activity. By accessing the site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors for the above stated reasons. You are encouraged to read their privacy policies and contact them directly for responses to your questions.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website or through our donor portal (if any), we also 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 Regarding Your Data​

If you have an account on this site or through our donor portal, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also 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.

You can access and correct your personal information as it is currently shown in the SJW database through registering on our Donor Portal, or emailing [email protected]. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. If not utilizing our Donor Portal tool to update personal information, SJW will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making requested corrections.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. 

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those identified as under 17 years of age, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 17 years of age.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at [email protected].