Privacy Policy

The Journalists and Writers Foundation Academy (JWF Academy) places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created to demonstrate the JWF Academy’s commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what type of information the JWF Academy website,, collects and how this information is used.

What personal information is collected?

JWF Academy members and users who register at and individuals who register to receive emails, newsletters, and communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and email address). We may use this information for specific and limited purposes. You can always “opt out”, either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses

JWF Academy uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us of who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you have done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed on your computer and read when you return to our website. Cookies allow us to direct you to the information and features that particularly interest you. They also allow us to track your use of, so that we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your web browser accordingly.

How We Use Information

We use your personal information to provide you with services; to send you email alerts; to respond to your requests; to process your request for service; etc. You can choose not to participate at any time, which will cease all our communications. We may also use your information to track visitors to our website. This allows us to see which of our features are the most popular so that we can better serve the needs of our users. It also allows us to provide aggregated data about our traffic (without personally identifying you, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to third parties.

Email Privacy

The JWF Academy does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links includes links to external websites. These links do not belong to the domain, and JWF Academy is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Use of any linked website is at your own risk.


We may modify this privacy policy from time to time; we recommend you review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by means of an electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date such notices are posted will be deemed your acceptance of the modified terms.