Terms of Use and Privacy Notice

Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website (the “Site”) of Yigal Arnon & Co. (“we”, “us” or “YA”). YA is happy to make available to you the content on its Site for informational purposes.  Please carefully read these terms of use (the “Terms”) as well as our privacy notice, which we may update from time to time, a current version of which is available at www.arnon.co.il (the “Privacy Notice”). By using our Site, you thereby agree to the Terms. If you do not agree to the Terms, you should exit our Site..

Intellectual Property Rights.  

We own all intellectual property in this Site and its content (including without limitation any documents posted on the Site) including its overall appearance, graphics design and underlying source files. Without the prior written consent of YA, you may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, frame or use for any purpose the contents of this Site. No copyright notices, other intellectual property or legal notices or other identifying information may be removed from downloaded materials. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any of Company’s intellectual property rights. If you provide us with any feedback concerning any material on the Site, such feedback shall not be subject to any confidentiality restrictions and YA will be free to use such feedback, without any compensation to you, for any purpose whatsoever.

Links.

Our Site may link to third party websites.  YA provides links for ease of reference only.  YA has no control over the content or information posted on such third party websites and we do not assume any responsibility or liability therefore.  Third party websites may have policies about the use of your information that are different than ours.  You should refer to these third party websites’ respective privacy notices and terms of use.

Limitation of Liability; Disclaimers.  

YA has made and will continue to make efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Site.  However, YA cannot guarantee that the information posted on this Site is accurate, complete or suitable for any purpose.  All the information and content posted on the Site are provided for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. Subscribers and online readers, even if they are already clients of YA, should not act upon this information without seeking actual legal counsel. The content of this Site contains general information and may not reflect current legal developments. Such content is designed only to give general information. It is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of recent developments in the law, treat exhaustively the subjects covered, provide legal advice or render a legal opinion. In addition, YA cannot guarantee that the content posted on this Site has not been affected by technical malfunctions or unauthorized tampering.  YA does not guarantee that material on this Site will be free from infection, viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties.  It is your responsibility to take protective steps such as virus checking.  YA may alter or remove materials from this Site at any time.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, YA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE.  IN NO EVENT WILL YA, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES OR OFFICERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER RESULTING TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY USE OF THIS SITE OR DEFECT IN THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES.

BY USING THIS SITE, YOU EXPRESSLY ASSUME ALL RISK THAT THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE MAY BE INCOMPLETE, INACCURATE, OUT-OF-DATE, OR MAY NOT MEET YOUR NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS.

Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. You are responsible for checking your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of liability.

Revision and Update of Terms.  

We may revise the Terms at any time without notice by updating this Site.  All updates to the Terms will be posted on this page.  You are bound by any revisions or updates.  You should periodically visit these Terms to review the current terms that apply to your use of our Site..

Governing Laws.  

The Terms are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Israel, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. All disputes in respect of the Site and any content available through the Site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in Tel Aviv, Israel. If you access this site from another jurisdiction, you are responsible for ensuring compliance with any local laws relating to access and use of this Site.

How to Contact Us.  

If you have any questions or concerns about the Terms for this Site or its implementation you may contact us at through the functionality made available through the Site.

Last update: April 2018.

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

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, such as your name, email address, the company your work for and your role there, in the course of our business, including through your use of our Site, when you engage our legal services ("Services"), including attendance of business meetings, during events and conferences, or as a result of your relationship with us and/or our clients. 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, viewing history and communications and traffic data. 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. 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 or providing Services to them.
  • Basis for Processing Your Personal Data. Processing your Personal Data is necessary for the provision of the Site and/or Services to you.  Processing for the purposes of providing you with legal updates and invites for relevant events, marketing and newsletters is based upon your consent as may be required by applicable law. Processing for the purposes of developing and enhancing the Site, for analytics and usage analysis, for fraud prevention and security and for our recordkeeping, legitimate business purposes and protection of our legal rights – are all necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests that we pursue.
  • How We Use Your Personal Data. We use the information (including Personal Data) we collect mainly to administer and provide and improve the Site and Services, respond to your inquiries, promote our Services and provide you with legal updates and events and other messages about us or our Services, defend legal claims and manage relationships with our clients and business partners.
  • Sharing the Personal Data We Collect. We share the Personal Data we collect with our service providers and subcontractors who assist us in the operation of the Site and provision of Services and process the information on our behalf and under our instructions. We may also share Personal Data with our business partners involved in hosting or organizing events.
  • International Transfer. We may use service providers and/or subcontractors and/or cooperate with or have business partners and affiliates located in countries other than your own, and send them your Personal Data. We will ensure to have agreements in place with such parties ensuring the same level of privacy and data protection as set forth in this Privacy Notice. You hereby consent to such international transfer.
  • Your Rights. Subject to applicable law and additional rights as set forth below, you may have a right to access, update and/or delete your Personal Data and obtain a copy of the Personal Data we have collected about you. You can change your mind at any time about your election to receive marketing communications from us and/or having your Personal Data processed for direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to object at any time to processing your personal data for certain purposes, including marketing purposes.
  • Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies. We use cookies and similar technologies to help personalize your experience by helping save your settings and customizations across visits and providing you targeted content and advertisements matching your interests, which we have identified based on your activity and browsing history on the Site, as well as services you have previously obtained from us or your interest in our social media. Please visit our Cookies Policy, available at http://www.arnon.co.il/sites/all/themes/law/files-to-show/arnon-privacy-policy.pdf, if you would like more information regarding our use of cookies, including how you can adjust your settings to determine which cookies you do or do not allow.
  • Data Retention. We retain information for as long as necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice. 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.
  • Security. We implement industry standard measures aimed at reducing the risks of damage and unauthorized access or use of Personal Data, but they do not provide absolute information security. Such measures include physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards (such as secure servers, firewalls, antivirus and SSL encryption), and access control and other internal security policies.
  • Children. 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.
  • Third-Party Applications and Services. All use of third-party applications or services is at your own risk and subject to such third party's privacy policies.
  • Communications. Subject to your consent and applicable law, we may send you e-mail or other messages about us or our Services. You can stop receiving future communications from us by following the UNSUBSCRIBE link located at the bottom of each communication, by emailing us at info@arnon.co.il.
  • Changes to the Privacy Notice. We may change this Privacy Notice from time and shall notify you of such changes by publishing a updated Privacy Notice on the Site.
  • Comments and Questions. If you have any comments or questions about this privacy notice, or if you wish to exercise your legal rights with respect to your Personal Data, please contact us at info@arnon.co.il.

 

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 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) to review the usage and operations of our Site; (8) to use your data in an aggregated, non-specific format for statistical purposes (as detailed below); (9) to prevent fraud, protect the security of our Site and Services, and address any problems with the Site; and (10) 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) reviewing and analyzing the usage and operations of our Site and/or Services; (iii) for fraud prevention and security; and (v) 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:

  • We will only transfer your Personal Data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for Personal Data by the European Commission.
  • Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give Personal Data the same protection it has in the EEA.
  • Where we use providers based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they have been certified by the EU-US Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to Personal Data shared between the Europe and the US or any other arrangement which has been approved by the European Commission.

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 info@arnon.co.il.

Security

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:

  • Right of Access and Data Portability. You have a right to know what Personal Data we collect about you and, in some cases, to have the information communicated to you. Subject to the limitations in applicable law, you may be entitled to obtain from us a copy of the Personal Data you provided to us (excluding information that we obtained from other sources) in a structured, commonly-used, and machine-readable format, and you may have the right to (request that we) transmit such Personal Data to another party. If you wish to exercise this right please contact us letting us know what information in particular you would like to receive and/or transmit. Subject to applicable law, we may charge you with a fee. Please note that we may not be able to provide you with all the information you request, for instance, if the information includes Personal Data about another person. Where we are not able to provide you with information that you have asked for, we will endeavor to explain to you why. We will try to respond to any request for a right of access as soon as possible.
  • Right to Correct Personal Data. Subject to the limitations in applicable law, you may request that we update, correct or delete inaccurate or outdated Personal Data and/or that we suspend the use of Personal Data, the accuracy of which you may contest, while we verify the status of that Personal Data. We will correct your Personal Data within a reasonable time from the receipt of your written request thereof.
  • Deletion of Personal Data. In certain circumstances you have a right to have Personal Data that we hold about you deleted. Should you wish to have any Personal Data about you deleted, please contact us, using the contact information specified in this Privacy Notice. Subject to applicable law, we will delete Personal Data provided to us by a user within a reasonable time from the receipt of a written (including via email) request by such user to delete such collected Personal Data. We cannot restore information once it has been deleted. We may retain certain Personal Data (including following your request to delete) for audit and record-keeping purposes, as well as other purposes, all as permissible and/or required under applicable law. We may also retain your information in an anonymized form.  
  • Direct Marketing Opt Out. You can change your mind at any time about your election to receive marketing communications from us and/or having your Personal Data processed for direct marketing purposes. If you do, please notify us by contacting us as detailed in this Privacy Notice. We will process your request as soon as reasonably possible, however it may take a few days for us to update our records before any opt out is effective.
  • Right to Object. Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to object to processing of your Personal Data for certain purposes, including for marketing purposes.
  • Supervisory Authority. If you are a European Citizen, you may have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant supervisory data protection authority.

Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies.

We use cookies and similar technologies to help personalize your experience by helping save your settings and customizations across visits and providing you targeted content and advertisements matching your interests, which we have identified based on your activity and browsing history on the Site, as well as services you have previously obtained from us as well as your visits on our social media. Please visit our Cookies Policy, available at http://www.arnon.co.il/sites/all/themes/law/files-to-show/arnon-privacy-policy.pdf, if you would like more information regarding our use of cookies, including how you can adjust your settings to determine which cookies you do or do not allow.

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.

Communications

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 info@arnon.co.il. 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. 

Data Retention

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.

 

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.

 

Children

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.

Changes

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.

Comments and Questions

If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policy, or if you wish for us to amend or delete your Personal Data, or exercise any other of your legal rights, please contact us at info@arnon.co.il.

 

Last updated: August 2018

 

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