Privacy Policy

We, at Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development Ltd. (“Hadasit”), respect your privacy. The aforesaid policy explains the privacy practices for our website at www.hadasit.org.il (“the Site”).

This policy covers, among other things, what personal information we collect from you whether you are a registered user or not, how we use the information, the data obtained automatically when you use the Site or its services and how we retain it.

When you access the Site, address Hadasit or register to any of the Site’s services that requires registration, your details will be stored on Hadasit’s systems and they will be used and retained as specified within this policy.

We may change the terms of this policy from time to time subject that such change will become effective after 7 (seven) days from its initial publishing. Such change shall not effect private information collected prior to the date when the change becomes effective unless it is for your own benefit, due to legal requirement or due to instruction of an authorized authority. We recommend that you read the privacy policy periodically.

The provisions of this policy are an integral part of the Site’s Terms of use (“Terms”).

If you just visit the Site and you are not a registered user no more information is collected than is typically collected in server logs by web sites in general such as IP address, your browser etc. Simply visiting the Site, does not expose your identity publicly but please note that your network IP address, depending on your connection, may be traceable.

Please also note that the Site uses cookies, as explained below.

We may collect information when you use the Site. For example, we may record the frequency and scope of your use of the Site, the duration of your sessions, your topics of interest, links that you click on, the Internet Protocol (IP) address that serves you to access the Site and the geographic location from where you logged-in. We automatically gather this information, through the use of log files. If you are registered user, the information we gather may be anonymous or in some instances personally identifiable.

Further information may be collected when we exchange communications with you.

Usage of Personal Information

Subject to your prior registration to update services, to send you by e-mail, RSS feed or by other means of electronic communication that enable electronic messages, from time to time, information pertaining to our services, as well as marketing and advertising material, whether ours or others (In any case, we will not share your personal details with any advertisers, without your explicit consent).**

** You may withdraw your consent at any time and cease receiving marketing material of this kind, by addressing Hadasit in writing at the following address: Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development Ltd, Hadassah Ein-Kerem Medical Center, P.O. Box 12000, Jerusalem 9112001, Israel (or by e-mail to the address: info@hadasit.org.il). Please note that the processing a withdraw notice takes up to three working days.

Usage of Anonymous Information

We may use anonymous information for the proper operation and function of the Site to improve its content and services. We may share such information with others, provided that it does not identify you personally.

Sharing and disclosing information

Cookies

Cookies are packets of information sent by the Site’s servers through your web browser to your hard drive to enable the Site recognize your browser when you access the Sites servers and to provide features such as personalized information, previous searches “technology briefcase” etc. The Site utilizes cookies and in order to use all or some of its service or features you must enable cookies in your web browser.

The cookies may contain a variety of information, such as the topics you have accessed, session durations and IP addresses. We may also use cookies to save you the need to re-enter your user name and password each time you log-in on limited areas within the site or services, features etc that require log-in.

We may use cookies for various purposes, such as to facilitate the use of the Site, to collect statistical information about the use of the Site, to verify information, to adjust the Site to your personal preferences and for information security purposes.

Some of the Cookies may expire when the session ends and you exit your browser. Other cookies are saved on your computer’s hard drive. If you wish to block or delete our cookies, you may do so using your browser tools. You can read your browser’s Help file of for further information.

Information Security

We use reasonable measures and procedures to secure your personal information, to minimize the risks of theft, damage, loss of information, or unauthorized access or use of information. However, these measures are unable to provide absolute assurance. We therefore do not guarantee that the Site and our databases shall be immune from any wrongdoings and malfunctions.

Right of Access to the Data

You are entitled to access all personal information relating to you stored at Hadasit’s databases. The actual way that you’ll be able to exercise you’re right will be set by Hadasit from time to time in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Protection Ordinance (Terms For Access Data And Procedures in Appeal Over Refusal to Enable Access Request) (1981).

In case that you’ll encounter wrong information, or in case that you’ll be under the impression that certain details are incorrect you may ask for its correction or removal.

In case that you access request or correction or erase request will be rejected you may appeal to court in accordance with the provisions of the above mentioned ordinance.