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  • Data Privacy Policy – medic Ltd.

    Medic publications Ltd. (the “Company”), respects the privacy of users at medic.co.il (hereinafter: the “Website”). These terms and conditions will explain the Data Privacy Policy in effect in the Website. Among other things, they review the way The Company uses information submitted to it by users of the Website, or which it gathers while the Website is being used. Your use of the Website, including the services and content included therein, constitutes consent to this Privacy Policy (hereinafter: the “Data Privacy Policy”) and other terms and conditions included in the Website, including the Terms of Use and other provisions which may appear while the Website is being used (hereinafter, jointly or separately: the “Binding Documents”). The Data Privacy Policy refers to both men and women.

    Disclosure of information in the Website

    Use of some of the Website services may requires registration and/or provision of information (such as identification data, contact information, payment information). Without disclosing information requested in certain fields, you will not be able to use the Website services which require consent and/or providing information.

    You must disclose only information that is correct, accurate and complete, and you hereby confirm the correctness of the information you have provided. The Company may keep the information you submit on the Website. Incorrect information or failure to provide all of the information required is liable to prevent you from making use of the Website services where registration is required, to impair the quality of the service you receive, and to impair our ability to contact you. If your personal information has changed, please update it. Additionally, we ask you to refrain from providing us the personal information of a third party without the third party’s explicit consent to provide such information for the purpose of use under the terms of this Data Privacy Policy.

    You are not obligated to disclose any information by law to the Company nor to third parties in connection with the Website services, and you do so at your choice and consent. In case you do not wish to provide any information, you are kindly requested not to use the Website.


    Information gathered during use of the Website

    While you are using the Website, The Company may gather information on your surfing habits, including contents you have created or uploaded to the Website, information or advertisements you have read, the pages you viewed, the services that interested you, the location of your computer and details of the IP address through which you accessed the Website, etc.

    The Company is further entitled to gather, and to avail itself of third-party services to gather and analyze, anonymous, statistical or aggregate information in connection with the use of the Website, including information relating to your personal details and your activity in the Website. 

    Use of the information

    The information that you submitted and/or any other information gathered in the Website as specified above and below, will be stored in the Company’s database. The use of the Website and/or your consent to the collection and processing of the information under this Data Privacy Policy, constitutes your agreement to the storage and management of the information in the Company’s database. The information in the database will be used for the purpose of establishment of the database and in accordance with this Data Privacy Policy or according to the law, and, in addition, for the following purposes:

    • To enable you to use the services in the Website;
    • To allow payments or clearing purposes, within the Website, when you provided to us your payment information (including credit card details) and registered to our payment service.
    • To identify you in recurring uses of Website services which require registration and in order to eliminate the need to enter your details upon any new use;
    • To allow you to recover your website password (for which purpose, the Company shall use your cellular number);
    • To improve and enrich the services and content included in the Website, including the creation of new services and content adapted to users’ requirements and expectations and including the revision or cancelation of existing services and content;
    • To enable you and other users to personalize the services in the Website to your references, and, for that goal, to profile clients and to monitor the actions of users in the Website;
    • To send you updates and to contact you when The Company believes it is necessary;
    • To ensure the regular operation and development of the Website;
    • To deliver direct messaging notification and/or advertisement, including for the purpose of contacting and updating you regarding promotions and services offered by the Company or by third parties cooperating with the Company, that, in the view of the Company and/or The Company’s affiliates and/or subsidiaries, may interest you (including direct message in connection with the MDconnect service offered through the Website), and for the purpose of password restoration as aforesaid. Such messages may be sent via automated dialing system, email, SMS, and any other manner. The direct messaging sent to you may be delivered by other companies in the Medic publications Ltd. and Mediafarm group of companies which also operate in the field of medical data and services. You may revoke your consent at any time and cease from receipt of direct messaging. It is hereby clarified that your agreement to this Data Privacy Policy constitutes consent for the purpose of the Data Privacy Law, 1981, and any other applicable law;
    • For marketing purposes
    • As part of statistical data that is being stored by the Company for its own use and/or as part of data transferred to third parties as long as such data will not identify you by your name or other identifying details.
    • For any other purpose detailed in this Data Privacy Policy or in the Website terms of use.


    Disclosure of information to third parties

    The Company will not transfer your personal details and the information collected on your activity in the Website to third parties, other than in the following cases:

    • To the extent that this is required for the purpose of regular supply of the Website services, Website management and control, fulfilling your requests, facilitating relevant marketing activities, provide customer support, etc., The Company may allow access to your personal information to its agents, contractors, business partners, or other service providers as needed. This includes disclosure of your name to medical companies in the framework of the MDconnect service designed to facilitate video-calls between you and medical companies should you be interested (please see the MDconnect ‘terms of use’. The Company will limit the information provided to service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and requires them to agree to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and to comply with applicable privacy legislation including an adequate level of protection of your personal information. Such third-parties may use your personal information only to provide services to you or to the Company and will not be given permission to use such information for other purposes. Such third parties may include IT suppliers (e.g., cloud-based services suppliers), media suppliers, and so on.
    • Should you violate the terms and conditions of the Binding Documents or part thereof, or should you perform, through the Website or in connection therewith, actions considered by the Company to be contrary to law or an attempt to perform such actions.
    • Should the Company receive a judicial order instructing it to disclose your particulars or the information about you to a third party.
    • Should a certified authority require this, after the Company has investigated and found that such requirement is reasonable and justified. In any event, The Company will disclose only the minimum information required.
    • In any dispute, argument, claim, demand or legal proceedings, if any, between you and The Company.
    • In any case where The Company is of the opinion that disclosure of the information is necessary to prevent serious injury to your person or property, or to the person or property of a third party.
    • The Company shall be entitled to transfer your personal information including the information collected following your use of the Website, to other companies or organizations in the Medic publications Ltd. and MediaFarm group of companies which also operate in the field of medical data and services, for similar purposes to the purposes of the Company such as distribution of digital medical magazines, invitation to medical conventions, direct marketing etc., provided, however, that they use this information only in accordance with the provisions of this Data Privacy Policy.
    • The Company is entitled to disclose and share anonymous, aggregate and statistical information with other company or organization related to the Company and with suppliers, business partners and any and all third parties at its sole discretion, but it shall not knowingly or intentionally reveal your identity to such third parties without your consent; in any event, the Company shall not reveal your personal information, including the information collected from the Website to advertisers for advertisement purposes.
    • Should The Company organize its activity and the activity of the Website in another framework, and should it alter its legal structure or merge with another entity, or merge the activity of the Website with the activity of a third party – the Company shall be entitled to transfer a copy of the information stored about you in The Company’s database to the new corporation, provided, however, that such corporation shall undertake the provisions of this Data Privacy Policy towards you.

    The above data transfer may include transfer to or access from a country outside your country of residence, subject to an agreement applying the requirements of the applicable data privacy laws.

    Please note that any personal data disclosed by you to third parties publishing in the Website or otherwise making use of the website or the Company’s platforms, including with respect to the MDconnect service, are collected and processed by such third parties under their terms of use and data privacy policies.

    Cookies and other tracking technologies

    Use of Cookies and other tracking technologies such tags, pixels etc. may be made in the Website for its regular and proper operation, in order to render it unnecessary for you to enter your user name and password every time you access the sections in the Website that require registration, and also to collect statistical data on the use of the Website, to verify information, to adapt the Website to your personal preferences, for marketing purposes, and for information security purposes.

    Cookies are text files that your browser creates when it receives an order from the Website’s computers. Some Cookies expire when you close your browser, and others are saved on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies can contain diverse information such as the pages you have visited, the time you spent in the Website, from where you reached the Website, information you would like to see when entering the Website, and more.

    If you do not want to accept Cookies you can prevent this by changing your browser definitions. To do this, please consult your browser’s Help file. However, remember that blocking Cookies may prevent you from using part of the Website’s services and features, or those in other websites.

    Additionally, you can delete the Cookies stored in your computer at any time. We recommend doing so only if you are absolutely sure that you do not want the Website to be customized to suit your preferences, and if you want the Website not to identify you on repeat visits to sections in the Website that require registration. As Cookies sometimes prevent the need to enter user names and passwords, we recommend that they not be deleted unless you are absolutely certain that you have first written down all the information required to use the Website and kept it in a safe place.

    Google Analytics

    The Website may use a tool called “Google Analytics”, which is a tool that monitors activities in the Website on an anonymous basis only, for the purpose of Website services improvement (the: “Tool”).  The Tool collects information such as how often users visit or use a Website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other websites they visited prior to coming to the Website. The Company does not use the information collected through the use of the Tool in a manner allowing it to identify Website users (nor it is using such data with personally identifiable information it keeps on Website users). Additionally, the Tool’s ability to use and share information collected by the Tool about your use of the Website is restricted by the Tool’s Terms of Service, available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, and the Google Privacy Policy, available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. At any time, you may prevent your information from being used by the Tool by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

    Information security

    The Company applies information security systems and procedures in the Website. While these systems and procedures reduce the risks of unauthorized penetration of the Company’s computer systems, they are not one hundred percent secure. Consequently, the Company does not warrant that the Website services will be absolutely immune to unauthorized access to the information stored in its systems.

    Rights to access, alter or delete information

    You are entitled to review your personal information stored in the Company database. In Addition, if you found such information to be mistaken, incomplete, unclear or outdated, you may address the Company with a request to have the information altered or deleted. Should the Company have cause to deny your request, it shall notify you, and you may appeal such decision, in accordance with the manner set in the data privacy regulations.

    Changes in the Data Privacy Policy

    The Company may, from time to time, modify the provisions of its Data Privacy Policy. We recommend that you revisit the Data Privacy Policy from time to time. We will inform the Website users regarding any material change in the provisions of this Data Privacy Policy at the Website homepage. Material changes will come into effect 14 days after such notice. Any other change, are effective immediately, and the continuous use of the Website following the changes in terms, constitutes your consent to the new terms of the Data Privacy Policy. In the event that the Data Privacy Policy is altered to address legal requirements, the alteration may enter into force immediately, or as required by law, and without prior notice. If you do not agree with the new terms, kindly refrain from further use of the Website.

    Contact us

    The Company makes sure to comply with the provisions of the law and respects the right of the users of the Website and of others to privacy, to their good name, or any and all other rights. If you have been negatively affected by the Website and/or in regard to any other matter, please contact us through the following channels, and we will make every effort to address the matter as soon as possible:

    Email: support@medic.co.il

    Telephone: +972-77-3219970