Last Update: 13 September, 2020
Friends of Israel Story (“Israel Story” or “we“) respects the privacy of the Users of its Website and Services (“User” or “you“) and is committed to protect the personal information that its Users share with it.
We believe you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect when you visit our website at the address [https://israelstory.org] (the “Website“) and/or use the services offered by Israel Story (if any) and any other features, content, software or applications offered from time to time by Israel Story on its Website or on websites that are not owned by Israel Story (“Third Party Sites“) (collectively, the “Services”). The guidelines contained herein apply to your visit or use of the Website and/or the Services, if applicable.
1. Collection of Information
We collect information through your use of the Services and while you are viewing or otherwise using the Website. Israel Story may collect both individually identifiable information (“Personal Information“) and non-identifiable statistical information (“Non-identifiable Information“).
The Non-identifiable Information may contain, among other things, the Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser language and keyboard language, surfing patterns and similar information. Such Non-identifiable Information is gathered and recorded while you are using the Website and/or the Services.
2. Usage of Information
The Non-identifiable Information we collect is used mainly to enhance the user experience on our Website, and in order to improve our Services and/or products. This helps us continue to build a better Website, products and Services for you. We may also use the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our User’s demographics.
The Personal Information is used to personalize our Users’ experience, thus improving and enhancing such Users’ experience. For avoidance of doubt, any Non-identifiable Information connected or linked to any Personal Information shall be deemed Personal Information as long as such connection or linkage exists.
3. Sharing the Information with Third Parties
We may share any Non-identifiable Information we collect with our partners and advertisers for commercial purposes and in order to suggest to our Users products and services which may interest them.
For instructions on how to request a change or a deletion of any Personal Information you have provided to Israel Story, please send an email to: email@example.com
4. Cookies & Local Storage
When you visit Israel Story’s Website or use the Services, Israel Story, may use industry-wide technologies such as “cookies”, Flash and/or Silverlight (there may be others), which stores certain information on your computer (“Local Storage“) and which will allow us to enable automatic sign-in to the Website and Services, convenient browsing and/or general use of the Services. It is easy to prohibit the Local Storage. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. In order to erase or disable the Local Storage option in Flash or Silverlight you should use the settings option of Flash/Silverlight according to the specific instructions provided by the technology provider. However, if you block or erase cookies, or change the settings of Flash and/or Silverlight, your online experience may be limited.
We also use certain third-party cookies, which may be used to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your visits to the Website. These are different kinds of cookies, which are stored on your computer by a Third Party Site, rather than by Israel Story. This kind of cookie is updated each time you visit our Website or use our Services, and also when you visit other websites that use similar cookies. Third-party cookies only store Non-identifiable Information, such as the Web Pages you have visited, the duration of your browsing, etc.
Israel Story takes great care in maintaining the security of your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through the use of appropriate technology and internal procedures. However, Israel Story does not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
6. Third Party Sites
Israel Story provides Users with the opportunity to opt-out of having their information used by Israel Story to send promotional communications. Users who no longer wish to receive Israel Story’s newsletter and promotional communications may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to “unsubscribe” in the subject line in the email or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.