The Israel Internet Association (Registered Association) (hereinafter: the “Association”) respects the privacy of the users of the Association’s website, available at www.isoc.org.il or any other domain name, at the Association’s discretion (hereinafter: the “Website”).
The following terms explain the Website’s privacy practices. These covers, inter alia, the manner of the Association’s use of the information that you provide it and the information collected when you are using the website.
In this Policy, the term “private information” shall mean any information which may be reasonably used in order to identify you, including your first name and last name, your address, your telephone number and more.
Reporting privacy violations
If you believe that your privacy has been violated while using the Website or participating in any of our Online Communities, please contact the Association by writing to the email address [email protected], or by sending a letter addressed to the Association, to the following address: 6 Bareket Street, POB 7210, Petach Tikva 4951774, Israel. If you have any request, response, question or complaint, the Association’s representatives are at your service.
Provision of private information to the Association
Using the Website does not require registration or providing any private information or details. However, different areas and sections of the Website, such as the areas designated for registration for membership in the Association, registration for various events held by the Association, registration for the Association’s distribution lists and Online Communities, contacting the Association using the online contact forms on the Website and more – may entail registration and provision of personal details and information, such as your full name, address, telephone number, active email address, organizational association and additional details as necessary and according to the circumstances.
Mandatory fields will be explicitly marked. Unless you provide the details required in the mandatory fields, you will not be able to register for the relevant area on the Website or the applicable Online Community. You must provide only correct, accurate and full details, and you hereby confirm the correctness of the details that you provided. The personal details and information that you provide, as well as additional details on your use of the Website (as detailed below in this Policy) shall be kept by the Association.
You are not required by law to provide any personal details or information. Providing these is subject to your consent and free will – however, providing wrong details, or failing to provide all of the required details, may prevent you from completing your registration or from using part of the Website’s services, undermine the quality of the service provided to you and also undermine the ability to contact you, as necessary.
We may collect additional information upon contacting you or in your correspondences with the Association, for example when you are submitting any applications or requests to the Association.
Information collected when using the Website
When you use the Website, or engage any Online Community, the Association may collect information on your practices with respect to the Website’s use, including content that you loaded or published, information you read, pages you viewed, services and Online Communities you were interested in, the location of your computer and data on the IP address through which you contacted the Website or Online Community, the type of operating system you use, the type end device you use and more. In addition, the Association may collect and be assisted by third party services in order to collect and analyze anonymous, statistical or aggregate information in connection with such use, including information relating to your activities on the Website or any of our Online Communities.
Social networks and personal information that you share
The Association provides the Website’s users with different tools for sharing and linking to content on the Website, using social networks and different online services. Some of our Online Communities may also be administered through online platforms owned and controlled by third parties. Note that the use of such social networks and online services is external and separate from the Website, and is subject to the privacy policies of such services. This Policy does not apply to the activity of such social networks or any online service operated by any third party.
The Website and Online Communities may also include contents provided for publication on behalf of the Website’s users and other participants. Such contents may also include personal information. You should know that the content that you upload to the Website and Online Communities is neither private nor confidential, and that you should not expect any privacy with respect to such public content. You must take extra care and use discretion when providing personal information that may be used to identify you or others.
Use of your private information
The details and personal information that you provide, and the details collected by the Association during your use of the Website, or any of its services, shall be used pursuant to the provisions of this Policy or pursuant to the provisions of the applicable law, for the following purposes –
To allow you to use the Website, its content and the services that it offers, including registration and active participation in any of the Website’s sections and Online Communities;
To identify you when revisiting to areas that require registration, to save you the need to re-enter your details each time;
To improve and enrich the Website’s services and content, and as part of this, to create new services and content that correspond with the users’ requirements and expectations, as well as to change or cancel existing services and content. The information that the Association will use for this purpose will be mainly statistical information, which does not personally identify you;
To allow you to adjust the Website’s services to your preferences;
To contact you when the Association believes it is necessary;
For analysis, control and provision of statistical information to third parties. This information shall not personally identify you;
For the Website’s proper operation and development, as well as the administration of our Online Communities;
Disclosure of information to third parties
The Association shall not disclose to any third party the personal information that you have provided, or the details collected on your activities, but only in the following cases –
Insofar as this is necessary for the purpose of the regular provision of the Website’s services or any of the Association’s Online Communities;
If the Association receives a judicial order or demand from an authority authorized for this matter, ordering it to deliver your details or information on you to any third party;
In case of any dispute, argument, claim, demand or legal proceedings, if any, between you and the Association and/or any person or entity on its behalf;
In any case where the Association believes that the provision of information is necessary to prevent serious damage to your body or property, or to the body or property of any third party;
The Association shall be allowed to disclose your details and the information collected on your use of the Website to other companies or organizations related to the Association, as long as they use this information only pursuant to the provisions of this policy;
For the purpose of disclosing and sharing anonymous, aggregate and statistical information to and with other companies and organizations related to the Association, as well as with suppliers, business partners, advertisers and any third party, pursuant to the Association’s exclusive discretion. The Association shall not knowingly disclose your identity to these without your consent.
If the Association organizes its activities or the Website’s activities in another framework, and also in case that it changes its legal structure, including in case that it transfers the Website’s operation and/or any part thereof to any third party – it shall be allowed to transfer to the new entity a copy of the information stored regarding you, as long as this entity assumes toward you the provisions of this policy;
At your explicit request.
Where is the information stored?
The information collected by the Association is stored in its database, which is stored with server hosting and backup service providers, which may also reside outside Israel. Additional information, as detailed in this Policy, is collected and stored by other companies (such as statistics firms, etc.). These too can store the information outside of Israel. Your consent to this Policy also constitutes your consent to the information’s storage abroad and its transfer outside Israel.
The Association may use ‘cookies’ for the purpose of its regular and current operation, including in order to collect statistical data on the Website’s use, verify details, adjust the Website to your personal needs, for data security purposes and more.
‘Cookies’ are text files which your browser creates according to a command from the Website’s computers. Some of these cookies will expire when you close the browser, while others will be stored on the hard disk of the device you are using. These cookies may contain diverse information, such as the pages you have visited, the duration of your visit to the Website, the location from which you arrived at the Website, sections, information you wish to see when entering the Website and more.
For information on the types of cookies collected by Google and others on its behalf, and how they use these files, see the expanded description on Google’s information center.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can avoid this by changing your browser’s settings. For this, please consult your browser’s help file. In some of the above services, you may request to disable the collection of cookies on you (by an “opt-out):
For further information on the option of your removal from the Google Analytics service, click here. For further information on the option of your removal from the Google’s advertising services, click here.
For further information on the option of your removal from the Facebook’s advertising services, click here. For further information on Facebook’s advertising services, click here.
Remember, however, that neutralizing the cookies may prevent you from being able to use some of the services and functions on the Website or other websites. In addition, you may delete the cookies on your computer at any time. We suggest that you do so only if you are convinced that you don’t want the Website to be adjusted to your preference or to share with third parties information on your activities on the Website.
The Association considers information security in its systems to be of utmost importance. To protect the information, it operates information security systems, applications and procedures designed to minimize risks of theft, damage, loss or unauthorized access to information.
However, there is no certainty that these applications absolutely guarantee that personal information will not be exposed or stolen from the databases. Therefore, the Association does not undertake, and you should not reasonably expect, the services and the information systems used by the Association to be completely protected against unauthorized access to the information stored on them. By the very use of the Website and its services, you are aware and agree to these limitations.
Right to review the information
Pursuant to the Protection of Privacy Law, 5741-1981, any person is entitled to review himself, or by an attorney-in-fact authorized in writing or a guardian, the information on him stored in a database. A person who reviewed the information on it and found it to be incorrect, incomplete, unclear or out-of-date, may contact the database owner with a request to correct or delete the information. If the database owner refuses, it must notify the applicant in the manner and way set forth in the regulations by virtue of the Protection of Privacy Law. The refusal of a database owner to allow review and a notice of refusal to correct or delete information may be appealed by the requester of the information in the manner and way set forth in the regulations.
Note that the deletion of information may prevent you from continuing to receive services from the Website and may cause the cancellation of your registration for the Website. The Association shall continue to store information required by the Association – including documentation of actions you performed on the Website – pursuant to law, but it shall no longer be used to contact you. If within 30 days, no notice is received stating that the information that the Association was requested to delete was indeed delete pursuant to this section, you shall be entitled to approach the court in the manner set forth in the regulations enacted under the Protection of Privacy Law, so that it orders the Association to do so.
You may at any time review the up-to-date Policy by clicking the appropriate link on the Website.
Last updated: 08/08/2021