Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

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 Policy

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 Information” 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 Information We Collect. We may collect Personal Information from you 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 Information provided by you, such as your name, IP address and email address. We also (automatically) collect information about your use of the Site. 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 Information you provide us with, as well as Personal information 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 Information. Processing your Personal Information is necessary for the provision and improvement of the Site and/or Services to you and to provide you with legal updates and invites for relevant events, marketing and newsletters, all subject to 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 the Information We Collect. We use the information (including Personal Information) 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, defend legal claims and manage relationships with our clients and business partners. 
  • Sharing the Personal Information We Collect. We may share the Personal Information 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 Information 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 Information. 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 Information and obtain a copy of the Personal Information we have collected about you. 
  • Retention. We retain information for as long as necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice.
  • Security. We implement industry standard measures aimed at reducing the risks of damage and unauthorized access or use of Personal Information, but they do not provide absolute information security.
  • Changes to the Privacy Notice. We may change this Privacy Notice from time and shall notify you of such changes.

Information We Collect

We collect Personal Information 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 Information you provide us with, as well as Personal information 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.  When you visit our Site, we collect Personal Information 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, we will collect the information related to your inquiry. 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 Information you provide us with, as well as Personal information provided to us by or on behalf of our clients or generated by us in the course or providing Services to them.

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 Information

General

We and any of our trusted third-party subcontractors and service providers may use the Personal Information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to provide you with the Site, including optimizing how the Site is displayed to you; (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; (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 Information in the course of and in connection with the Services we provide to our clients. We use the Personal Information for conflict, reputational and financial checks, business, finance, administration, KYC, anti-money laundering and marketing purposes. In addition, we process Personal Information 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 Information. We may share Statistical Information with our commercial partners, pursuant to commercial terms that we determine in our sole discretion.

Disclosure of Information

We may share your information, including Personal Information, as follows:

Business Partners, Service Providers, Affiliates, and Subcontractors
We may disclose information, including Personal Information 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.   

International Transfer
We may use subcontractors and service providers and have business partners who are located in countries other than your own and send them information we receive (including Personal Information). For example, we may send your information to countries such as the United States. 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. You hereby consent to such international transfer. 

Business Transfers
We may transfer our databases containing your Personal Information if we sell our business or part of it, including in cases of liquidation. Information about our users, including Personal Information, 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 Information 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 Information as specified herein by emailing us at info@arnon.co.il

How We Protect Information

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. 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 Information and other data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
 

How to Access and Limit Our Use of Certain Information

You have certain rights in relation to the Personal Information 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 Information 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 Information 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 Information 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 Information 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 Information. Subject to the limitations in applicable law, you may request that we update, correct or delete inaccurate or outdated Personal Information and/or that we suspend the use of Personal Information, the accuracy of which you may contest, while we verify the status of that Personal Information. We will correct your Personal Information within a reasonable time from the receipt of your written request thereof. 
  • Deletion of Personal Information. In certain circumstances you have a right to have Personal Information that we hold about you deleted. Should you wish to have any Personal Information about you deleted, please contact us, using the contact information specified in this Privacy Notice. Subject to applicable law, we will delete Personal Information 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 Information. We cannot restore information once it has been deleted. We may retain certain Personal Information (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.  
  • Right to Object. Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to object to processing of your Personal Information for certain purposes. [GL: Should right to object to marketing purposes be included here? Doesn’t it state above that 
  • Supervisory Authority. If you are a European Citizen, you may have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant supervisory data protection authority.

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 Information 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

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.

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 will post the updated Privacy Notice on this page. Please come back to this page every now and then to make sure you are familiar with the latest version. Any new Privacy Notice will be effective from the date it is accepted by you.

Comments and Questions

If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at info@arnon.co.il.

Last updated: May 2018
 

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