Privacy Policy

Updated May 2021

  1. This policy is an integral part of the Agreement between the User and the Company, which is made up of the Terms of Use (which you may review by clicking here) and this Privacy Policy.
  2. All the terms in the Privacy Policy set out below will have the meaning associated with them in the Terms of Use, unless explicitly stated otherwise in this policy below.
  3. Given that the Company respects the privacy of the User, the Company decided to publish its Privacy Policy on the website, and the User undertakes to comply with this policy.
  4. The purpose of the policy is to explain the Company’s practices regarding the privacy of the User.
  5. The actual use of the website constitutes the User’s consent for having the information provided and any data produced based on analysis of this information and any information about them that has come to and/or will come to the knowledge of the Company due to the use of the website, be held by the Company and/or by a party on its behalf, and that this information will be used in accordance with, inter alia, but not limited to the following purposes:
    • To allow the User to use the various services and content offered on the website.
    • To improve and enhance the services and content offered on the website.
    • To change or cancel existing services and content.
    • To adapt the content presented to the User when using the website.
    • Analysis and statistical research, conducting surveys and any other online use regarding a marketing issue.
    • For internal purposes such as research and to investigate complaints and/or criticisms.
  6. Use such as that set out above will not be considered a violation of the User’s privacy. It is further agreed that said information will be considered the property of the Company, and the User hereby waives any claim with respect to use and/or ownership of said information, including waiver of any claim under the Privacy Protection Law, 1981, and its regulations. The Company will not be considered to have violated its privacy obligation or to have violated the privacy of the User due to any information, as defined in the Computer Law, 1995, that can identify a User or allow a third party to track them, and that arises from the use of electronic means of communication in general and computer communications in particular.
  7. The User confirms that he is aware that it has have no legal obligation to provide information and that the provision of said information is done by his own free will and with his consent.
  8. The Company will keep the information for a period of time that does not exceed what is required, and it intends to store it properly and safely, in accordance with the provisions of the applicable law.
  9. The User may, at any time, ask the Company to correct, delete or amend information it provides by writing to the e-mail address: editor@passport.news, and the Company will act to do so within a reasonable amount of time from receipt of the request.
  10. The Company may collect and/or produce data about the User and the use it makes of the website in one or more of the following ways: (A) information that the User provides the Company when registering on the website to receive newsletter, updates, news etc ; (B) data that the Company collects based on the use the User makes through the website, when the use was made, from where it was used, through which digital device use was made (including a computer and cellular device), IP address, and details of the cellular device from which use was made, if done through it; (C) statistical data that do not identify the User personally, as set out below.
  11. The Company and its business partners use different technologies to collect and store statistical data when the User visits and/or uses the website, including cookies or similar technologies for the ongoing and proper operation of the website, including to collect statistical data about the use of the website, to verify data, to adapt the website to the personal preferences of the User and for the sake of information security.
  12. Modern browsers include the option of not accepting cookies. If the User does not know how to do that, they should check the help file of the browser they use and see what to do.
  13. The Company may, from time to time, receive assistance from third parties, including advertising agencies, in order to display advertisements on the website and/or provide other services. Some of the advertisements and/or services come from third-party servers. These parties may collect information about the User’s activity. Additionally, these parties may use the information (that does not include personal information, as defined below) about the User’s activity on the internet, for among other reasons, to provide advertisements for products and services that could interest the User, and this is done subject to a privacy policy which may be different from the Company’s Privacy Policy and which is set out on the websites of said third parties.
  14. The Company integrates systems and procedures to safeguard the information, in accordance with the applicable law. While these systems and procedures reduce the risk of unauthorized penetration, they do not provide absolute security. Therefore, the Company does not undertake that the website will be absolutely immune to unauthorized access to information stored on it, and the User hereby waives any claim, lawsuit or demand against the Company and/or its representative should it have incurred damage or loss of any kind whatsoever as a result of their personal information being leaked due to such unauthorized penetration.
  15. The Company will refrain from transferring personal information and/or any other information about the User to a third party, if and to the extent that such is received, without the explicit approval of the User. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of one of the cases listed above, the Company may, but is not obligated to, transfer the information in whole and/or in part, as the case may be, even without the explicit approval of the User:
    1. Violation of this Privacy Policy and/or the Agreement and/or any law.
    1. There are provisions of law that obligate the Company to transfer the information, in whole or in part, to a third party.
    1. In the event of any dispute or any legal or quasi-legal proceeding between the User and the Company.
    1. Should the Company believe, at its sole discretion, that the transfer of the information will prevent serious harm to one or more of the following: the User, the User’s life, health, property or any third-party harm whatsoever.
    1. Should the activity related to the website move to a different party, the Company will be entitled to provide all the information in its possession to the party that will operate the website.
  16. The above exceptions to data storage do not impose any obligation on the Company to report and/or transfer information to any party whatsoever, and the User and/or anyone on their behalf will not have any claim and/or demand and/or lawsuit against the Company regarding the provision and/or non-provision of the information and/or the results of said provision and/or non-provision.
  17. Without derogating from the foregoing and for the avoidance of doubt, it is clarified that in their consent to that set out in the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, the User hereby confirms his consent to receive any mailing and direct mailing services from the Company and/or its business partners, including via text message and/or e-mail (including newsletters and/or any other advertising) (hereinafter, “Direct Mailing”). The User hereby declares that they will not have any claim and/or demand and/or lawsuit, including in respect of the Communications Law (Telecommunications and Broadcasting), 1982, against the Company and/or a party on its behalf in respect of receipt of said Direct Mailing. If the User wants to stop the service of receiving the Direct Mailing, they must send the Company an e-mail that includes refusal to receive the mailing to the address: editor@passport.news.
  18. Dear User, various activities and services on the website may include additional terms regarding your privacy. Unless explicitly stated otherwise in writing, the additional conditions, if any, will apply in addition to those included in this policy.
  19. In the event of a contradiction between the provisions of this document and the provisions of the Terms of Use, the provisions of the Terms of Use will prevail.
  20. Any questions related to this Privacy Policy can be sent to the Company by e-mail to editor@passport.news.