The privacy of our Website’s visitors is very important to us, and we are committed to safeguarding it. This policy explains the way we handle and protect the personal data we collect from you when you use our Website. The policy confirms to the Israeli Privacy Protection Act, 1981 and our database is duly registered with the Israeli Registrar of Databases at the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority according to the aforementioned Act.
2.1 The data we collect
We collect two basic types of information – personal information and anonymous information, and we may use personal and anonymous information to create a third type of information, aggregate information. We collect or generate the following data:
2.1.1 Automatic collection and generation of data
If you access our Website, the following basic information may automatically be generated and/or collected:
– information about your computer including your IP address, domain names, geographical location, browser type and version, hardware and operating system;
– information about your visits to and use of our Website, including refereeing website, date, time and length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths.
– Information such as heatmaps generated on the bases of primary data collected or provided according to sections 2.1-2.2.
Data may be automatically generated and collected via cookies, as detailed herein below.
2.1.2 Data you actively provide
We collect and use information you enter when using our Website, for example when you fill a “Contact Us” form. This information includes anything you provide and may include your name and other identifying information; your business, interests and needs; and your email address and other ways we can contact you.
You are not required to provide any personal information to us in order to access the Website and the information therein.
Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
2.1.3 Data received from third parties
We may also receive your data indirectly from third parties such as the Yellow Pages and other third parties that legally collect and distribute such data.
When we consider doing business with you, we may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent unpaid or fraudulent transactions.
2.2 Data collected by linked websites and applications
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
2.3.1 What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer or mobile device by your web browser while you are browsing, in order to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our Website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a webserver in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The cookie will remain in the cookies file of your browser after the closing of the browser, and will be reactivated when the Website is reopened, unless removed. You may delete the cookie at any time. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.
– Studying Website usage: The tracking of Website usage and collecting and recording information about visitors and their use of the Website. This helps us improve the way our Websites work, identify what our users are interested in, and assess the effectiveness of our content by providing statistics and data relating to website use.
– Marketing: Marketing cookies allow us (or third parties) to monitor the behavior of users of our Websites, so as to effectively target relevant content delivery, including advertisements, to users, based on their specific interests on our Websites and of third-party sites. This information also enables us to monitor the effectiveness of our digital marketing campaigns and to understand how useful our advertisements are.
2.3.3 What types of cookies do we use?
Our Website uses several types of cookies:
– Functionality: cookies aimed to recognize you on our Website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
– Advertising: cookies aimed to collect information about your visit to our Website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. We may share some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.
2.3.4 How you can manage cookies
2.3.5 Third Party Cookies
2.4 How we use the data
2.4.1 How we store and protect the data
The security of your personal information is very important to us. We securely store your data and protect it against unauthorized access or use and we adopted technical, physical, and administrative procedures to help protect information about you from loss, misuse, and alteration.
Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. We want you to feel confident using our Website, but we cannot guarantee that the Website is invulnerable to attack.
We will keep your data for the duration required for the purpose it was collected. Once this time period has expired or when the right to erasure has been invoked (see section 2.5.3 below), we will delete your data. If applicable laws require us to keep your data, we will do so either in our system of by transferring the data to a separate database or place in a separate and protected storage compartment or service.
2.4.2 Purpose and uses of your data
We collect the above data so that we can:
– Effectively administer our website and business.
– Perform statistical analyses and technical improvements to our Website.
– Present and market our products and services. This may include use of data you actively provided to send you information about our products and services which we think you might be interested in, as well as those of our affiliated companies.
– Respond to your contact or initiate contact with you.
– Send you newsletters and otherwise provide you with information you request or that we believe will be of interest to you.
– Provide you with our products and/or services.
– Otherwise fulfil legitimate business purposes (e.g. in relation to a sale of all or part of our business).
– Keep the Website and your data secured and prevent misuse or fraud.
– Comply with any legal or regulatory obligations.
– Handle inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our Website or business.
– Establish, exercise or defend our legal rights or for the purpose of legal proceedings.
2.4.3 Sharing your data with third parties
We operate globally and may share your data with our local representative offices at or near your geographical location (place of residence or business) so that they may present and provide you with our products and services.
We may share your data with our affiliated companies so that they may offer you their products and services.
We may employ third parties to perform Website related services, including database management, maintenance, analytics, marketing, data processing and email and text message distribution. We may, for this purpose, share your data with these third parties and in this case we prohibit these third parties from using the data for other purposes and from sharing it with others (except the Company and our affiliated companies).
We will not sell otherwise share your personal information.
We may disclose your data to the extent that we are required to do so by law.
2.5 Your data protection rights
You have the following rights in connection with your data:
2.5.1 The right to access your stored data
You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may require that you supply appropriate evidence of your identity and we may charge you a small fee for this service.
2.5.2 The right to rectification
You have the right to request that we update or correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
2.5.3 The right to erasure
You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions. Please be advised that there may be circumstances where we will be legally entitled to retain the data even if asked by you to erase it.
2.5.4 The right to object to processing
You have the right to object to or request that we restrict our processing of your personal data for marketing purposes.
2.5.5 The right to data portability
You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
2.5.6 The right not to be contacted
You have the right at any time to request that we cease contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to our affiliated companies.
2.5.7 The right to lodge a complaint to the regulator
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection regulator (details of which are provided below) if you think that any of your rights have been infringed by us.
2.5.8 Responding to your requests
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. Please note that these rights may not apply to data we legally obtained from publicly available information and third parties such as Yellow Pages.
We will make all efforts to respond to your inquiries and requests promptly, accurately and in full. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
2.6 Data Protection Officer
3 How to contact us
4 How to contact the data protection regulator
You can find out more information about your rights by contacting the appropriate data protection regulator in your jurisdiction, or by searching their website.
Your jurisdiction may have its data protection regulator. A list of National Data Protection Authorities in Europe can be found here. If you are unsure about which is the correct regulator, please feel free to contact us for assistance.