Privacy Policy

MIGAL - GALILEE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
PRIVACY POLICY
Last updated on January 1, 2020
1.    INTRODUCTION
Migal Galilee Research Institute Ltd., and our website: https://www.ripeers.com (“Migal” and all references, as the context requires, to “we”, “us” or “our” and the “Website”, respectively) collect information about users of our Services we provide through the Website (our "End Users" or "you"). In doing so, we are committed to protecting Personal Data (as defined below) that we gather and process from our End-Users and other visitors of our Website.
Please read this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your data as our End-User that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your full name, phone number, zip code, and email address (the “Personal Data”) and how we collect, store and process such data in respect of the Services we provide through the Website (the "Services"). We collect Personal Data about you, either as a random visitor or as a researcher, through your use of our Website, which is a platform for providing Services for purposes of conducting researches.
Should we ask you to provide certain Personal Data when using our Services; you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
2.    GENERAL
2.1    The basis on which any personal identifiable data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us on a lawful basis of your consent and as set forth in this Privacy Policy in our Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy forms a part of the Terms of Use and applies to all of the Services we provide through the Website, features and functionality offered by Migal.
2.2    By entering the Website and providing information you expressly consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, and to the collection, use and disclosure of your data, including Personal Data, in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and your consent for us to store and process your Personal Data in our database and contact you about other Services we shall provide.
2.3    BY USING THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, YOU GIVE YOUR CONSENT THAT ALL PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU SUBMIT OR THAT, IS COLLECTED THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND/OR OUR SERVICES ARE TRUE AND MAY BE PROCESSED BY MIGAL IN THE MANNER AND FOR THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN, PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES.
3.    HOW WE COLLECT THE PERSONAL DATA?
We collect Personal Data about the End-User as a researcher, through your use of our Website, which is a platform for providing Services for purposes of conducting researches.
We also retain information on your behalf, such as the Personal Data described above and any correspondence.
Also, such Personal Data may be provided by you while (i) If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail (e.g., in response to an employment opportunity posted on our website); (ii) We also collect other types of Personal Data that you provide to us voluntarily, such as operating system and version, information about your application and operating environment; (iii) other requested information if you contact us via e-mail regarding support for the Service); (iv) We may also collect Personal Data at other points in our website that state that Personal Data is being collected; (v) When you create an account and use our Services, our system scanned your website's information and this information is used for the purpose of having and maintaining your account.
To request removal of your Personal Data from our blog or community forum, contact us: web@ripeers.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your Personal Data, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
4.    WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
In order to provide the Services to the End-Users, we collect the following types of Personal Data:
4.1    End User Data.
We process your information, and we are solely responsible for its use as a Controller of the End User's information, in order to provide reports for our End-Users on website traffic and to provide anonymized and aggregated reports.
The following Personal Data is received in our servers by default when you visit our Website:
•    Your name, address, and other contact details you provide on our registry form; and
•    Personal Information related to professional information you provide on our registry form.
4.2    Statistical data.
In addition to the Personal Data we collect as described above, we may use technology to collect data about the method and the nature of your use of the Website. For example, our systems may automatically record and store browser information, search history, the date on which you registered to the Websites exit point, use time, platform type, operating system information, number of clicks which parts of the Website you viewed and/or used and the dates and times on which you viewed such parts of the Websites, impressions, any actions you made in the Websites and cookies. This technology does not identify you personally; it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of the Website. When you use the Website, our servers, record information (“Log Data”), including information that your browser automatically sends whenever you visit a website. Log Data includes your Internet Protocol address, the address of and activity on websites you visit that incorporate service features, searches, browser type and settings, the date and time of your request, how you used the websites, cookie data and device data.
Furthermore, the Websites may contain hyperlinks to other pages and features on the Websites. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages and features of the Websites our visitors choose to view. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
5.    WHY WE COLLECT THE PERSONAL DATA?
We will only collect and process Personal Data about you where we have lawful basis. Lawful bases include consent (where you have given consent) and “legitimate interests”.
Accordingly, we process your Personal Data only for specific and limited purposes for providing of the Services. We ask only for Personal Data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes and internally to help us improve the Services and the Website. Please note that you do not have to provide the above-mentioned information, but in such a case we may not be able to provide you some of the features of the Services.
We use indirect identifiers of Personal Data in order to improve and customize your browsing experience, to provide more personalized services to you and for analytics and metrics about our visitors on the Website (see further explanation regarding cookies below).
The data we collect and process is used to the following purposes:
•    Provide our Services;
•    Guarantee use and improvement of our Services;
•    Communicate with you with respect to the Services;
•    Provide updates and technical troubleshooting in connection with usage of the Services;
•    Security measures;
•    Complying with requests from supervisory authorities and other official government bodies;
•    Complying with legal obligations (e.g. anti-money laundering provisions);
6.    SHARING DATA WITH THIRD PARTIES
By submitting your Personal Data, you consent, acknowledge, and agree that we may collect, use, transfer, and disclose your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.
Nevertheless, Migal only shares Personal Data with other organizations or individuals in the following limited circumstances:
•    To our affiliates and service providers that perform, support and provide the Services on our behalf, including to our research partners and fellows for research purposes.
•    For analytics and research purposes, in order to analyze our Services and their performances.
•    By virtue of legislation, as part of legal proceedings, a dispute and/or request issued by the competent courts and/or regulatory authorities.
•    If disclosure is necessary for national security, application of legislation or any other matter of public interest.
•    In the event of restructuring, transfer, merger or sale to the third party concerned.
•    In order to protect and defend our legal rights or property.
•    In order to prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services.
•    In order to protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the public.
•    In order to protect against legal liability.
•    With your consent, we may share anonymous information about you with advertisers, publishers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties.
7.    PRIVACY RIGHTS
End Users have certain rights in connection with their Personal Data and the manner in which we handle it. Some of these rights may be subject to some exceptions or limitations. The following is a non-closed list of privacy rights End Users may exercise:
•    Right to Access Your Information. At any time, you may contact us at the address provided in the "Contact Us" button or at web@ripeers.com, and request to access the information that we hold about you.
•    Correcting Your Information. We may need to ask you to provide certain information to make sure you are who you claim to be. If you find the information on your account is not accurate, complete or updated, please provide us with the necessary information in order to correct it.
•    Withdrawing Your Consent. You are entitled to contact us if you would like to withdraw your consent to the processing of your information. Exercising this right will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before withdrawal.
•    Deleting or Restricting Access to Your Information. You may request to delete or restrict access to your information at any time. We may postpone or deny your request if your information is in current use for providing Services or for other legitimate purposes, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
If you have any concerns about the way we process your information, you are welcome to write to us at the address set forth in the "Contact Us" button or at web@ripeers.com. We will look into your request and make good faith efforts to resolve any concern you may have.
8.    INFORMATION SECURITY
The security of your Personal Data is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards, including by limiting the access to Personal Data on a need to know basis and the use of appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards, to protect the Personal Data submitted to us. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security or confidentiality.
9.    TRANSFER OF DATA
The server on which the Services are currently hosted in Germany. Note that the Services may be processed outside the country from which you access them and may be outside your country of residence. Some of the uses and disclosures mentioned in this Policy may involve the transfer of your information to various countries around the world that may have different levels of privacy protection than your country.
The personal data will be accessed from personal in Israel. Israel was recognized by the European Commission as providing adequate protection to personal data in terms of Chapter V of the GDPR. The adequacy decision can be found here:
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32011D0061.
By providing any information to us pursuant to this Policy, all users fully understand unambiguously consent to this Policy and to the collection and processing of such information in Germany, Israel and abroad.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.
10.    DATA RETENTION
We retain your personal data that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the Services for as long as needed to provide you with our Services and for an additional period of 7 years from the end of the Services in case we need to resolve any dispute before the competent courts and authorities, unless we are required by law to delete it or if we accept your request to delete the information.
The data collected by cookies or related-tracking technology are kept for a maximum of 24 months.
11.    CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children"). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children without the consent of their parent or guardian. If you are a parent or a guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. This is also relevant if the age of legal majority where you reside has an older age of majority. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we will take reasonable steps to remove or cease any use of that information.
12.    UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to modify the Privacy Policy from time to time, without prior notice, by posting amended Privacy Policy on the Website. Nevertheless, we will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat Personal Data by sending a notice to the primary email address you provided us or by placing a prominent notice on the Website. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy periodically for any updates or changes. Please take a look at the “LAST UPDATED” legend of this page to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective on the next business day following posting the revised Privacy Policy on the Websites. Your use of the Services following such changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.
13.    CONTACT US
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Protecting your privacy online is an evolving area, and we are constantly evolving the Website and the Services to meet these demands. If you have any comments or questions regarding our Privacy Policy, or your Personal Data collected, stored or disclosed by us, please contact us at web@ripeers.com.

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