The Government of Israel, Economic Mission to Los Angeles (the “Israeli Mission”) is serious about your privacy. This notice describes The Israeli Mission’s privacy policy as it pertains to the Israeli Mission website at (the “Website”). We may from time-to-time revise this privacy policy, and the date of last revision will be available at the top of this page, so please be sure to check back periodically. By visiting the Website, you are acknowledging and accepting this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after changes have been posted to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

What information we collect: The Israeli Mission may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable information at certain points throughout the Website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, address, phone number, email address and other information. Once you provide your personal information, you are not anonymous to us.

How the Israeli Mission uses your information: The Israeli Mission may use your information:

  • To provide you with personalized content.
  • To process and respond to inquiries.
  • For the purposes for which you provided the information.
  • To improve the content and navigability of the Website.
  • To alert you to new Website features, special events and services.
  • To enforce the Terms of Use.

Information Sharing with Unaffiliated Third Parties: The Israeli Mission will disclose your personally identifiable information to an unaffiliated entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; and (iii) to inform you of important information. We may also share your information in response to a subpoena, legal order or official request, or when we believe you have acted in violation of the Terms of Use.

Where and when the Israeli Mission collects information on the Website: In addition to the information you knowingly provide, the Israeli Mission collects the domains and IP addresses of its visitors. We also collect usage statistics such as web browser types and page requests. This data is used to administer the Website.

How we collect information: In addition to the information gathered as described above, there is a technology called “cookies” which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a website. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. For example, some pages on the Website may use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to the Website. Depending on your browser type, you can probably set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. However, disabling cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain features on the Website.

How we protect information: The Israeli Mission attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.

How you can view or update your personal information: To ensure that you have as much control over your personally identifiable information as possible, you may update your information by contacting us at []. We will use reasonable efforts to process any change you make; provided, however, that requests to delete information are subject to the Israeli Mission’s internal reporting and retention policies and all applicable legal obligations.

Children: This Website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor does the Israeli Mission knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to the Israeli Mission.

Links: The Website may contain links to third-party websites. The Israeli Mission is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Contacts: If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at [].

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