Conditions of Use

 

Welcome to Mitvim - The Israeli Institute for Regional Policies.

 

By using the services available from the domain and sub-domains of mitvim.org.il (hereinafter: "Site") you are agreeing to the following terms.

1. Introduction

 

1.1. Before being allowed to use Mitvim site, you must read and accept all of the terms and conditions in this Conditions of Use.

 

1.2. This agreement is effective on May 23rd, 2012 for current users, and upon acceptance for new users.

 

1.3. These conditions apply to the use of the contents contained on the site through a computer or any other communication device (such as a cell phone, PDA and various). These conditions also apply to the use of the site, and through the internet or through any network or other means of communication.

 

1.4. Mitvm reserves the right to change according to the opinion and without obtaining the user's consent, the terms and conditions. In each log, it is possible to read the terms and conditions, in their latest version, which a link to them appears at the bottom of the site.

 

1.5. Regarding any question on the use of the site you may contact Mitvim representatives' email at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Mitvim will do everything it can to handle it as soon as possible.

 

2. Liability

 

2.1. While Mitvim does its best to ensure the optimal performance of the site, you agree that you use this site and rely on material contained in this site at your own risk.

 

2.2. The site and all the materials in it, are provided "as is" and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that Mitvim DOES NOT WARRANT that the site is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials of the site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the site is free of viruses and other harmful components or that the site is accurate, error free or reliable.

 

2.3. You acknowledge that Mitvim and third party content providers, their partners and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, ARE NOT LIABLE for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.

 

2.4. You acknowledge that Mitvim is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this site, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person.

 

2.5. You acknowledge that Mitvim and third party content providers are not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, and consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use or from your inability to use the site.

 

2.6. With respect to any content provided by users or other submissions, Mitvim is merely a distributor of such content. Mitvim is not responsible for any content submitted by users or other third parties, including their opinions, judgments, advices, statements, services or other information provided. Mitvim shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by any reliance upon such information obtained through the website. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content.

 

3. Continuity, availability and reliability of service

 

3.1. Mitvim does everything it can to ensure the credibility and accuracy of the information contained on the site, but it cannot guarantee reliability and accuracy of the information. If you discover - inaccuracy of the information on the site, please notify Mitvim about it, so it can be fixed.

 

3.2. Mitvim reserves the sole right to make any changes at any time for any reason, without prior notice and without any liability aside.

 

3.3. Mitvim may close the site and change it from time to time, change the content, structure, appearance and availability of services provided, without any prior notice.

 

4. Use of this website

 

4.1. Do not operate or allow to run any computer application or any other measures, including programs such as Crawlers, Robots, etc., for searching, scanning, copying or automatic retrieval of content from the site. Do not create and do not use means to create a digest, as stated, or a collection reservoir that will contain content from the site.

 

4.2. Do not display content from the site in any way, including through any software, instrument, accessory or communication protocol - the sub-site design or any content, in particular advertisements and commercial.

 

4.3. The user is in absolute prohibition on making changes to or copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, issue a license, create derivative works from or sell an item, information, software, products or services from the site.

 

4.4. Communication and information to and from the site are not confidential.

 

5. External links

 

5.1. This site contains hyperlinks to information resources or other resources located on other web sites (hereinafter: "other sources") and from.

 

5.2. Unless otherwise indicated by Mitvim, electronic links to sites are not providing sponsorship support, by Mitvim, about those other sources.

 

5.3. There is no guarantee that Mitvim will find all the links on the site to be well leading to an active web site.

 

5.4. Mitvim is not responsible for the content, data or elements on any other sources.

 

5.5. Without derogating from the above, Mitvim is not liable for any direct or indirect damage, caused to you or property resulting from using or relying on the information for the content of sites that is reached through midfield or through the use of existing site. Mitvim is not liable for any indirect or direct damage due to the use of or reliance on information posted on the site by third parties.

 

6. Abuse

 

6.1. Mitvim intends to maintain an adequate and safe operational level of the site and services provided to you. Please report any problems and / or offensive content and / or any breach of policy.

 

6.2. It is Mitvim's intent to make sure that the services offered on the site do not violate copyright, trademark rights or any other rights of third parties. If you are concerned that the rights have been infringed - please send a message as soon as possible to e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will examine your complaint as soon as possible.

 

6.3. For the reason that Mitvim cannot be an expert in intellectual property rights in thousands of categories, and so Mitvim cannot ensure that users on the site have the rights to material, information uploaded to the site, we will need your help to identify items that violate rights.

 

7. Content site

 

7.1. Mitvim does not monitor and does not review information uploaded to the site or information automatically uploaded to the site and cannot monitor or review information uploaded to the site or information automatically uploaded to the site.

 

7.2. Mitvim encourages the freedom of expression and the existence of a fruitful dialogue on the site, with active participation of users on the site. However, in order to allow the existence of cultural dialogue and to prevent the abuse of freedom of expression site, Mitvim may remove any content that has rights of third parties through the breach of copyright, intellectual property rights trademarks, spent gossip, violation of privacy, publication of pornographic content that may be inappropriate to minors, harm the good name and reputation of third parties and the like.

 

7.3. Mitvim may turn away users and block access to the users, without any need for providing a reason or explanation that, if and user content that has raised rights of third parties through the breach of copyright, intellectual property rights trademarks, spent slander, violation of privacy, publication of pornographic content that may be inappropriate to minors, harm the good name and reputation of third parties and the like.

 

7.4. Mitvim cannot monitor the entire information uploaded to the site. Without derogating from the above, Mitvim reserves the right, at all times, to disclose any information to others who require from it by law, as well as the right to edit, remove, refuse to raise to the site all information and notices which in the sole discretion of Mitvim, are offensive or in violation of terms of terms of this agreement.

 

7.5. Mitvim fails to provide sponsorship or give opinion about the correctness or accuracy of the statements, while standing, advice or other information displayed on the site by various users or advertisers. You are aware that any reliance on your statements, opinions, advice or other information displayed on the site was done according to your opinion and at your own risk.

 

7.6. You agree not to upload, retrieve, transmit, distribute or publish information or other material including but not exhaust messages, pictures, various kinds of files, links, texts and other information, that:

 

7.6.1. Are unlawful, threatening, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent including any communication that constitutes (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law;

 

7.6.2. Violate the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any other person. By submitting and uploading content to the site, you represent to Mitvim that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner;

 

7.6.3. Improperly assume or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of another person

 

7.6.4. Are for purposes of spamming

 

7.6.5. Contain any virus or other harmful component

 

7.6.6. Are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights; or are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations.

 

7.6.7. Include content that may mislead a consumer;

 

7.7. Mitvim may refuse to publish content that violates the above and / or may damage the site and / or any third side, and may delete such content at any time.

 

7.8. Mitvim is not obligated to keep information uploaded to the site. Mitvim is not obligated to continue publishing information published on the site.

 

7.9. Mitvim recommends you to be extra cautious in connection with the content published by you or by others on the site. Mitvim recommends that you would be extra cautious with regard to professional information contained on the site. This information does not constitute an alternative to professional advice, and is a recommendation only.

 

8. International use of the site

 

8.1. You agree that any action performed by you through this site, does not violate the laws of the place where you are.

 

9. Indemnity

 

9.1. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Mitvim, its partners and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees and costs) arising from your use of this site; your failure to use the site; your breach or alleged breach of this agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

 

10. Privacy

 

10.1. Mitvim makes reasonable efforts under the circumstances to protect the user information and privacy. However, because of the nature of the network, we cannot guarantee full protection for this information.

 

10.2. The data you provide when registering to the site will be stored in the computerized database of the site.

 

10.3. Mitvim will not sell and take the user's personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

 

10.4. With subscription in the computerized database of this website you agree to receive advertising content, Mitvim shall be entitled to send you by the e-mail and the mail once in a while, information about services and marketing information publications. Whether it is information that it publishes itself, or whether this is the information you receive from the shipping company to other advertisers. If you do not want to continue to obtain commercial information, as stated, you can, at any time, revoke the permission in order to stop receiving information by contacting the site's e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

10.5. User exempts Mitvim from any responsibility for any injury or damage direct or indirect financial or otherwise, caused as a result of the user to leak information, regardless of the cause of the leak.

 

11. Copyright

 

11.1. All the pages and content in the site are the property of Mitvim. Do not copy or publish any part of the page or content without the consent of Mitvim.

 

11.2. The site and the contents therefore are protected by the copyright laws of the state of Israel, international conventions copyright laws and the copyright laws of other countries. Content in the site is for personal use and non-commercial advertisements.

 

11.3. All copyright including site design, content, implementation, computer code and other material contained in this site, are the only company-owned and / or content providers, Mitvim and / or partners of Mitvim.

 

11.4. Do not copy, distribute, publicly display, translate or give to a third party any part of the protected material without obtaining consent of Mitvim in writing in advance.

 

12. Trademarks

 

12.1. Mitvim's name, the site's name, the registered trademark and nonregistered trademark are the exclusive property of Mitvim. All other trademarks, service marks and trade names used on the site are the property of their respective owners, and all of the above trademarks may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise exploited without the permission of Mitvim or the owner of such trademark, service mark or trade name, except as explicitly permitted in these terms of use.

 

13. Advertisement

 

13.1. The site includes commercial contents, such as advertisements, that are posted on behalf of various advertisers or users, who seek to offer goods or services for sale. Such contents may be expressed by texts, images or sounds.

 

13.2. Mitvim shall bear no responsibility for commercial contents posted on the site. Mitvim does not write, check, verify or edit the content or the correctness of such advertisements. The advertisers bear sole responsibility for any commercial content and for any consequence resulting from the use of such contents or from reliance upon them. The posting of commercial contents on the site does not constitute a recommendation or an encouragement to purchase the services, the goods or the services offered for sale.

 

13.3. Any transaction made further to commercial contents posted on the site shall be negotiated directly between yourself and the relevant advertiser. Mitvim shall not be a party to any such transaction and it shall bear no responsibility for the goods and services offered in or purchased based on the commercial contents on the site.

 

14. Termination

 

14.1. Mitvim reserves the right to immediately terminate your use of or access to this site at any time if Mitvim decides at its sole discretion that you have breached this agreement or any relevant law, rule or regulation or you have engaged in conduct that Mitvim considers to be inappropriate or unacceptable.

 

15. Contact

 

15.1. If you believe that any material contained in this site infringes your rights, you should notify Mitvim of your right infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. Mitvim will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by law. Please send your claims about any rights infringement to this address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

16. JURISDICTION

 

16.1. This agreement shall be governed solely by the laws of the state of Israel, without giving effect to any conflicts of law principles.

 

16.2. Any dispute which may arise between the parties, including disputes concerning usage of the site and/or concerning these conditions of use, as well as the specific online agreements relating to certain services on the site, shall be brought before an arbitrator who is an attorney proficient in the field of electronic commerce and internet, and whose identity shall be determined by the president of the Israel Bar at the request of any of the parties.

 

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