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Our Policy mainly explains:
• What information we collect and why we collect it.
• How we use that information.
• Your rights with regard to the collection of information.
If you do not agree with this Policy, do not use our Services or provide IDE with your Personal Information (as defined below).
IDE is leading the water industry with some of the world’s most advanced thermal and membrane desalination plants. IDE specializes in providing small to large cost-effective desalination solutions, and has a well-proven track record in large-scale membrane and thermal desalination, including some of the largest plants worldwide, such as in China, India, US, Australia and Israel. IDE also has proven experience in ground-breaking industrial water treatment plants that deliver a reliable, sustainable and economical solution for industry. Furthermore, IDE develops a growing portfolio of economic green water treatment solutions for municipalities and industries. In creating customized, end-to-end solutions for its customers, IDE leverages its proprietary technologies and skills in project management, operations, support and financing, all built through close to 50 years of leadership in the water industry.
Please note that the scope of this Policy is limited only to information collected by us through your use of the Services. We may collect information about you when you visit and interact with this website. Some of this information may be automatically collected, and some is collected when you interact with the website. The type of information that may be automatically collected may include the date and time of access of the website, the internet protocol address of the computer that you are using, the domain and host from which you access the internet, your browser software and operating system, and the specific activities you are engaged in, while visiting the website.
Furthermore, information from which you can be personally identified may also be collected by us at the website, including your name, postal address, email address, and telephone number (referred to as “Personal Information”) and/or any other identifier that is obtained when you contact or communicate with us in connection with your use of this website. We will collect Personal Information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us, by providing us with your details during conferences and exhibitions, or by filling in your details in the contact form found in our website.
Use of Information
In general, we use your information to fulfill your specific requests, and to send you other account-related information. We also use the information collected via this website for business purposes, such as marketing, recruiting and hiring, responding to general inquiries or customer support requests, and in the course of providing Services to customers.
The lawful basis for collecting and using most of your Personal Information for IDE’s Services is that it is necessary for the performance of the relevant Services which you contractually enter into. Failure to provide mandatory data fields will mean that we will not be able to provide you with the relevant Services.
The lawful basis for sending marketing communications regarding IDE’s Services to you, is that you have given your clear consent for your Personal Information to be used for that specific purpose.
If you have used IDE’s Services in the past, we have a legitimate business interest for matching the information we collect with other information we had already collected, to personalize the content we send you, to make it more suitable and relevant to your needs.
Disclosure of Information
Except as otherwise provided in this Policy, we reasonably attempt to ensure that we never intentionally disclose any of your Personal Information to any third party without having received your permission, except as provided for herein or otherwise as permitted or required under law.
We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the website or a physical or property threat to you or others.
We may also transfer user information, including Personal Information, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or corporate division or other fundamental corporate change. We may provide access to your Personal Information to our contractors who are performing Services for us in connection with our website or the Services that you have requested and/or to our personnel in order to provide customer services. The authority supervising such activities is the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority, and you have the right to file a complaint to it or any other relevant supervisory authority.
We maintain reasonable standards of confidentiality and security for this website and for the Personal Information collected from this website. The Personal Information you provide is secured using industry standard security technology. However, it is possible that someone may intercept or access communications, transmissions and/or Personal Information, and thus we cannot guarantee the full security of your Personal Information, and any such information provided to us, is at your sole risk.
You must also seek to protect against unauthorized access to any information that you use in connection with this website, and you should remember to close the browser once you have completed your activities on the website or if you have decided to step away from your computer. In the event that we determine that there has been a security breach resulting the unauthorized disclosure of Personal Information to a third party, we will notify users whose Personal Information has been so disclosed by posting such information on the website and, if email contact is possible, we will make reasonable efforts to send an email advising of the status.
If you are using our Services, you should know that you have the following rights;
1.Request a rectification of your Personal Information where the information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete,
2.Object to the processing of your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes.
3.Object to the processing of your Personal Information where our legal basis for that processing is that such processing is necessary for our legitimate interests.
4.Object to an automated decision making (including profiling) in certain circumstances.
5.Request the erasure of your Personal Information in certain circumstances, such as where processing is no longer necessary for the purpose it was originally collected for, and there is no compelling reason for us to continue to process or store it;
6.Receive your Personal Information, or ask us to transfer it to another organization that you have provided to us which we process by automated means, where our processing is either based on your consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.
If you wish to file a request regarding any of the above you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may use “cookies” and/or other technologies or files (collectively, “cookies”) to identify how visitors make use of this website. This aggregated tracking information may be used to help us improve and enhance the website experience for all of our visitors. If you would prefer not to have such cookies stored on your computer, you may modify your browser settings to reject most cookies, or manually remove cookies that have been placed on your computer. However, by so rejecting the cookies, you may be unable to fully access the offerings on this website.
Opt In or Opt Out
You may choose to receive information and materials from us. If you choose to receive information from us or others, you can change your mind later. If, at any time, you would like to stop receiving such information or opt out of a feature, you may notify us by using the contact information provided in this website.
You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases and servers, although we will always make reasonable efforts to do so upon your request. Keep in mind that we are unable to have your information removed from the records of any third party who has been provided with your information in accordance with this Policy.
Links to Other Websites
This website may provide links to other websites. Please be aware that these other websites are not covered under our Policy. This Policy does not cover the information practices exercised by other providers of products or services, advertisers or other websites, companies or individuals, which are not owned or controlled by IDE. This Policy only applies to this website. We suggest that when linking to another website, you always read that website’s Policy before volunteering any personally identifiable information.
The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and other indications of origin displayed in this website are to our best knowledge owned by IDE or by any third party who has granted IDE a right to use them on this site. Nothing contained herein should be construed as granting the browser or user of this web site the right to use any such marks displayed in this web site without the written permission of the owner thereof. If you download any information from this site, you agree that you will not copy it or remove or obscure any copyright or other notices or legends contained in any such information.
IDE does not retain information longer than required to provide the Services and for reasonable business needs, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our agreements. If you withdraw your consent to us processing your information, we will erase your Personal Information from our systems (unless the data is required for IDE to establish, exercise or defend against legal claims or it is necessary for the performance of the requested Services), and inform other relevant parties to which we have disclosed your Personal Information of the erasure request.
Transfer of Data
We do not regularly, but may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate the Services or any portion thereof, to perform tasks (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Services), to assist us in analyzing how the Services are used and for the purposes described in this Policy. These third parties may be located in countries other than your own, and we may send them information we receive. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf and under obligations similar to those in this Policy. In such cases, these third parties must abide by our data privacy and security requirements and are not allowed to use Personal Information they receive from us for any other purpose. If we are required, and in order to enable the services provided by these third parties, we may transfer Personal Information, while using a variety of legal mechanisms, including contracts, to help ensure your rights and protections travel with your data. Furthermore, the required transfer of Personal Information will be conducted with the appropriate and suitable safeguards.
Access to Information and Correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of you Personal Information you may contact us with a request and we may charge a small fee for such service. We want to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate and up to date. You may request to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate as well as having your Personal Information transmitted to another controller.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
We work diligently to make sure our site is accurate and timely. However, the immediate and fast moving nature of this medium means that there may be either mistakes or omissions. We apologize in advance if this should occur. While the site attempts to be as accurate as possible, it should not be relied upon as being comprehensive or error-free. IDE does not warrant the accuracy of the information set out on this website. Information on this website may contain technical inaccuracies or errors and/or non-updated data.
Information on this website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, reliability, completeness, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. IDE reserves the right to make changes, in this website at any time, without notice. All financial and business information is given only for the convenience of the reader.
The information and reference materials contained here are intended solely for the general information of the reader. It is not to be used for any other purpose, but rather for discussion with competent experts in relevant fields. IDE expressly disclaims all liability in respect to any actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the information provided on or through the IDE Site. In no event, will IDE be liable to any part or any direct, indirect, punitive, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, or on any other hyperlinked website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, or loss of business opportunities, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.
Questions Regarding Our Policy
If you have any questions regarding this Policy or the practices described above, you may contact us through the contact information provided on this website.
Revisions and Modifications to our Policy
We reserve the right to revise, amend, or modify this Policy at any time. When changing the Policy, we will update this posting accordingly. Please review this Policy often so that you will remain updated regarding our current policies.
The Service is not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children who are under 16 years of age.
IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 16 YOU MAY NOT USE THE SERVICE IN ANY WAY.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Policy will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Israel without giving effect to its choice of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to this Policy shall be to the competent courts in Tel Aviv, Israel, to the exclusion of any other jurisdiction.
UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, IDE IS A DATA CONTROLLER FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION IT COLLECTS THROUGH THE SERVICES SUBJECT TO THIS POLICY.
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