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Last update: April 2018.
Yigal Arnon & Co. (“we”, “us” or “YA”) respects your right to privacy. Your ability to make informed choices about the use of your information is important to us. This Privacy Notice details how we collect, use and store information and data that we receive and/or collect in the course of our business, including from our Internet website (the “Site”).
Yigal Arnon & Co., company no. 513311175, is the data controller in respect of the processing activities outlined in this Privacy Notice. Our registered office is YIGAL ARNON & CO., ADVOCATES.
As used in this Privacy Notice, “Personal Data” means information that refers to, is related to, or is associated with an identified or identifiable individual or as otherwise may be defined by applicable law.
Privacy Notice Key Points
The key points listed below are presented in further detail throughout this Privacy Notice. These key points do not substitute the full Privacy Notice.
Personal Data We Collect
We collect Personal Data from you in the course of our business, including through your use of our Site, when you engage our Services or as a result of your relationship with us and/or our clients. We collect Personal Data you provide us with, as well as Personal Data provided to us by or on behalf of our clients or generated by us in the course of providing services to them, which may include sensitive data. Examples of the Personal Data that we collect from you when you engage in any of the activities detailed above, include your name, the company you work for and your role there, email address, address, and any other information you or a third party may provide us with.
When you visit our Site, we collect Personal Data provided by you, such as your name, IP address and email address. We also (automatically) collect information about your use of the Site, such as search terms, pages viewed, surfing or viewing habits, communications data and traffic data.
If you make a job application or inquiry, you may provide us with Personal Data, including a copy of your CV and other relevant information.
If you contact us for questions or request information from us (including on various social media platforms), we will collect the information related to your inquiry.
You are not required by law to provide us with any of the information described herein, but if you refuse to provide such information we may not be able to provide you with the Site and/or Services.
How We Use Your Personal Data
General.We and any of our trusted third-party subcontractors and service providers use the Personal Data we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to provide you with the Site; (2) to provide our clients with Services (as more fully detailed below); (3) to respond to your inquiries or requests, contact and communicate with you; (4) to develop and enhance the Site and/or Services; (5) to manage our relationship with our clients and business partners and subject to your consent as may be required under applicable law, contact you with informational newsletters, legal updates, invites for events and conferences and other messages about us or our Services, including targeted offers based upon previous events you have attended, services you have obtained from us, and your interest as suggested by your use of our social media ; (6) to hold conferences and other events, including together with our business partners (as more fully detailed below); (7) for recruitment and hiring purposes; (8) to review the usage and operations of our Site; (9) to use your data in an aggregated, non-specific format for statistical purposes (as detailed below); (10) to prevent fraud, protect the security of our Site and Services, and address any problems with the Site; and (11) maintaining records as permitted under applicable law and protecting our legal rights.
Services. We collect process and transfer Personal Data in the course of and in connection with the Services we provide to our clients. We use the Personal Data for conflict, reputational and financial checks, business, finance, administration, KYC, anti-money laundering and marketing purposes. In addition, we process Personal Data provided to us by or on behalf of our clients for the purposes of the Services we provide them with.
Events and Business Meetings. We will collect and process Personal Information about you relating to any business meetings you attend with us, or our (professional) service providers, as well as in relation to your attendance at an event and/or conference organized by us and/or our business partners.
Statistical Information. We may compile statistical information across a variety of users (“Statistical Information”) in order to help us understand trends and customer needs. Statistical Information is anonymized and does not contain any Personal Data. We may share Statistical Information with our commercial partners, pursuant to commercial terms that we determine in our sole discretion.
Legal Uses,We may use your Personal Data as required or permitted by any applicable law.
Basis for Processing Your Personal Data
We use your Personal Data only based upon the following legal bases: (i) when necessary for legitimate interests we pursue; (ii) when necessary for the provision of the Site and/or Services to you; (iii) when you have consented to such processing and (iv) when necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
The legitimate interests we pursue when processing your Personal Data include the following purposes: (i) developing and enhancing our Site and Services; (ii) managing our relationship with our clients and business partners, holding conferences and other events and contacting you with informational newsletters, legal updates, invites for events and conferences and other messages about us or our Services; (iii) recruitment and hiring purposes; (iv) reviewing and analyzing the usage and operations of our Site and/or Services; (v) for fraud prevention and security; and (vi) for our recordkeeping and protection of our legal rights. In conducting such processing activities, we balance these legitimate interests against the rights and interests of our clients and users. If you would like more information regarding how we make such determinations, please contact us through the contact information specified below.
As required under applicable law, we rely upon receipt of your consent when processing your Personal Data for the purpose of contacting you with informational newsletters, legal updates, invites for events and conferences and other messages about us or our Services, as well as holding conferences and other events, including together with our business partners.
Please note that we may process your Personal Data for more than one legal basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your Personal Data. Please contact us if you would like details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your Personal Data.
Disclosure of Information
We may share your information, including Personal Data, as follows:
Business Partners, Service Providers, Affiliates, and Subcontractors. We may disclose information, including Personal Data we collect from and/or about you, to our trusted service providers, business partners affiliates, subcontractors, who may use such information to: (1) help us provide you with the Site and/or Services; (2) aid in their understanding of how users are using our Site; (3) assist us in (co-) hosting a particular event or conference. Any business partners involved in organizing events may contact you with offers (such as events, lectures, etc.) such party determines may be relevant to your interests.
Such service providers, business partners, affiliates, and subcontractors include but are not limited to: data management system, ERP system, analytics tools, email distribution tool and social media.
International Transfer. We use subcontractors and service providers and have business partners who are located in countries other than your own, such as EU, Israel and US and send them information we receive (including Personal Data). We will ensure that these third parties will be subject to written agreements ensuring the same level of privacy and data protection as set forth in this Privacy Notice, including appropriate remedies in the event of the violation of your data protection rights in such third country.
Whenever we transfer your Personal Data to third parties based outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
Please contact us through the contact information listed below if you would like further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your Personal Data out of the EEA.
You hereby consent to such international transfer described above.
Business Transfers. We may transfer our databases containing your Personal Data if we sell our business or part of it, including in cases of liquidation. Information about our users, including Personal Data, may be disclosed as part of, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets or acquisition and shall continue being subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice.
Law Enforcement Related Disclosure. We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity, behavior or (digital) content and information of or related to an individual, including in the event of any user suspected to have engaged in illegal or infringing behavior. We may also share your Personal Data with third parties: (i) if we believe in good faith that disclosure is appropriate to protect our rights, property or safety (including the enforcement of the Terms and this Privacy Notice); (ii) to protect the rights, property or safety of third parties; (iii) when required by law, regulation subpoena, court order or other law enforcement related issues; or (iv) as is necessary to comply with any legal and/or regulatory obligation. You can request such Personal Data as specified herein by emailing us at email@example.com.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it, including by implementing the below:
Safeguards - The physical, electronic, and procedural safeguard we employ to protect your data include secure servers, firewalls, antivirus and SSL encryption of data.
Access Control - We dedicate efforts for a proper management of system entries and limit access only to authorized personnel on a need to know basis of least privilege rules, review permissions quarterly, and revoke access immediately after employee termination.
Internal Policies - We maintain and regularly review and update our privacy related and information security policies.
Personnel - We require new employees to sign non-disclosure agreements according to applicable law and industry customary practice.
Database Backup – Our databases are backed up on a periodic basis for certain data and which are verified regularly. Backups are encrypted and stored within the production environment to preserve their confidentiality and integrity and are tested regularly to ensure availability, and are accessed only by authorized personnel.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data and other data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your Rights - How to Access and Limit Our Use of Certain Information
You have certain rights in relation to the Personal Data that we hold about you, as detailed below. We reserve the right to ask for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we provide you with any information and/or comply with any of your requests, as detailed below:
Third Party Sites and Services
The Site may link to or use web sites or services belonging to third parties. We have no control over third-party sites or services, and all use of third-party sites or services is at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for the privacy policies of any such sites. We are not responsible for content available by means of such sites or services. We do not endorse any services offered by third parties and we urge our users to exercise caution in using third-party sites or services. All use of third-party sites or services is at your own risk and subject to such third party's privacy policies.
Subject to your consent as may be required under applicable law, we may send you email or other messages about us or our Services, for example if you sign up for our newsletter. You can remove your Personal Data from our mailing list and stop receiving future communication from us by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we reserve the right to send you service related communications, including service announcements and administrative messages, relating either to Services provided to you, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them unless you choose to stop receiving our Services.
Subject to applicable law, we will retain and use your information as necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice. We may delete information from our systems, without notice to you, once we deem it is no longer necessary for the purposes set forth above. We may also retain your information in an anonymized form. In addition, retention by any of our processors may vary, in accordance with the processor's retention policy.
To determine the appropriate retention period, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and whether those purposes can be achieved through other means, as well as applicable legal requirements.
If you make a job application or inquiry and provide us with your CV or other relevant information, unless you explicitly request otherwise, we may keep this information on file for future reference.
Please contact us through the contact information listed below if you would like details regarding the retention periods for different types of your Personal Data.
We do not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from children under the age of sixteen (16). In the event that you become aware that an individual under the age of sixteen (16) has enrolled without parental permission, please advise us immediately.
If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Notice, please do not use the Site. We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time, and we encourage you to review it periodically. By continuing to access or use the Site after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Notice. We shall notify you of changes to this Privacy Notice by publishing the updated Privacy Notice on the Site. Please come back to this page every now and then to make sure you are familiar with the latest version.
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Last updated: January 2019