RIVULIS IRRIGIATION GROUP
This website is operated by Rivulis Irrigation Ltd. for itself and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide.
(All capitalized terms shall have the meanings as defined in the Definitions section below).
“EEA” shall mean the European Economic Area.
“GDPR” shall mean Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), and as amended, replaced or superseded from time to time.
“Applicable Laws” shall mean the GDPR; European Union Member State laws, rules and guidelines implementing or supplementing the GDPR, as amended from time to time and to the extent applicable to Rivulis; and any other applicable privacy or other law to the extent applicable to Rivulis.
“Personal Data” shall have the meaning ascribed to it in the GDPR. To put it simply, Personal Data means individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable efforts cause the identification of an individual.
“Non-Personal Data” means information that does not personally identify you and does not reveal your specific identity as an individual, such as anonymized information.
The terms “Data Subject” “Controller”, “Processor”, “Processing”, “European Commission”, “International Organization”, “Supervisory Authority” and “Personal Data Breach” shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the GDPR.
“Subprocessor” shall mean any entity appointed by us or by one of our Processors/Subprocessors, to Process Personal Data on our behalf or on behalf of that Processor/Subprocessor; excluding any employee of Rivulis or of Rivulis’ Processor/Subprocessor or of any such appointed person but including any contractor or affiliate of the foregoing.
“Visitor” or “you” means a visitor of our Website.
“Website” means our public website available at https://rivulis.com providing information regarding the services we provide.
This Policy was originally written in English. If you are reading a translation and it conflicts with the English version, please note that the English version prevails.
3. THE TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA THAT WE COLLECT
3.1. PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US
a) If you are a Visitor, you may provide us “Contact Information” (as defined below), if you wish us to contact you and provide more information regarding our services, through one of the following: the “Contact Us” tab or the “Become a Partner” tab if you interested in becoming a Rivulis business partner.
b) “Contact Information” may include (however is not limited to): full name, email, company phone number and/or personal phone number, position in workplace and name of workplace, company and/or personal address including city, state/ region, postal code. Please do not provide further Personal Data than is required for us to contact you.
c) You may provide us “CV Information” to the email address posted on our “careers” section in our Website, where we publish employment offers for the purpose of applying for a position. “CV Information” may include (however is not limited to): Contact Information, education credentials, certificates, date of birth, gender, national ID number or passport, work experience. Please do not provide us any more information than is required to assess your compatibility for the position offered. Please do not provide us the Personal Information of another individual unless you have been duly authorized to do so.
3.2. THE PERSONAL DATA THAT WE COLLECT OR GENERATE
a) If you browse our Website, we may collect your Personal Data. This includes (by way of a non-exhaustive list): your computer’s Internet Protocol address and your Geo location through the use of “cookies”.
Where we process Personal Data of Visitors as mentioned above we do so as Controllers.
4. THE TYPES OF NON-PERSONAL DATA THAT WE COLLECT OR GENERATE
4.1. In addition to the categories of Personal Data described above, we will also process further anonymized information and data that is not processed by reference to a specific individual. We may collect this Non-Personal Data through the Website in the following ways:
a) Information that your browser sends (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include, (however is not limited to): non-identifying information regarding your device, operating system, internet browser type, screen resolution, language, location and keyboard settings, internet service provider, the web page you were visiting and information you search, etc.
b) We may use automated devices and applications to evaluate usage of our Website. We use these tools to help us improve our Website, performance and user experience. For more information on our cookies and other means of tracking, please see Section 11 “COOKIES”
c) We may also engage third parties to track and analyze data or provide other services on our behalf. For more information, please see Section 8 “SHARING INFORMATION WITH OTHERS”.
5. HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA (PURPOSES OF PROCESSING)
5.1. Personal Data is used for the following primary purposes (as may be updated from time to time):
a) to communicate with you if you completed a Contact Us form, Become a Partner Form, Request a Customer Referral, or submitted a CV;
b) to disclose to third party vendors, service providers, contractors, dealers or agents who perform functions on our behalf with respect to the Website or assisting in our sales processes;
c) to create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-Personal Data, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our Website; and
d) as otherwise authorized by you.
5.2 We may use your email address which you provided us to contact you when necessary or according to your request.
6. HOW WE USE NON-PERSONAL DATA (PURPOSES OF PROCESSING)
6.1. We may use information that is Non-Personal Data for the same purposes we use Personal Data (where applicable) and in addition in order to:
a) compile anonymous or aggregate information and statistical data,
b) disclose to third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform tasks on our behalf in connection with the Website, and
c) monitor and analyze use of the Website and for the technical administration and troubleshooting of the use of the Website.
6.2. More information about how Non-Personal Data is collected through cookies and other analytics tools may be found in Section 11 “COOKIES”.
6.3 We use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information, which may be based on extracts of your Personal Data, for legitimate business purposes including for testing, development, improvement, control and operation of the Website. We may share such information with our third party providers. It has no effect on your privacy, because there is no reasonable way to extract data from the aggregated information that can be associated with you. We will share your Personal Data only subject to the terms of this Policy, or subject to your prior informed consent.
7. THE LEGAL BASIS FOR USE OF PERSONAL DATA
7.1. We will only process your Personal Data where we have a legal basis to do so. The legal basis will depend on the reason or reasons we collected and need to use your Personal Data. In almost all cases the legal basis will be:
a) To fulfill a legitimate interest that we have as a business.
b) Because you consented to us using the Personal Data for a particular purpose.
7.2. More information on the basis of processing:
a) Processing the Personal Data is required for taking steps at your request before entering into an agreement, for example: if you provide your details under the “Contact Us” form, in order to inquire about our services, we will contact you and provide you the requested information.
b) Processing the Personal Data is required for fulfilling our or a third party’s legitimate interests, for example: (1) we collect information about use of our Website in order to identify and prevent its abuse; (2) we use Personal Data to maintain and improve our Website by identifying Visitor trends and technical issues.
7.3. It is hereby clarified that the legal bases detailed above are the legal bases for actions to process Personal Data, carried out by us in accordance with the GDPR. If processing of Personal Data is subject to other Applicable Laws, then the legal basis for processing Personal Data may differ according to those Applicable Laws.
For more information, see Section 10 “YOUR RIGHTS” below.
8.1. We do not sell, rent or lease your Personal Data. We may share your Personal Data with service providers and other third parties, if necessary to fulfil the purposes for collecting and processing the information, such as cloud vendors, Subprocessors who perform services on our behalf or provide us with analytics services, storage, etc., or our dealers and agents assisting in our sales processes, provided that any such third party will commit to protect your privacy as required under the Applicable Laws and this Policy, in accordance with that third party’s obligations as Controller, Processor or Subprocessor of the information we share with it.
8.2. We may share your Personal Data with Rivulis Group companies, with the express provision that their use of such Personal Data must comply with this Policy. The main purposes for processing your Personal Data by Rivulis Group companies are: handling inquiries in their jurisdiction, proposing content and services of the Rivulis Group including direct marketing; receiving services such as IT and marketing services on a group level, etc.
8.3 Additionally, a merger, acquisition or any other structural change may require us to transfer your Personal Data to another entity, provided that the receiving entity will comply with this Policy.
8.4. We may need to disclose Personal Data in response to lawful requests by public authorities or law enforcement officials, including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law.
9. TRANSFER OF DATA OUTSIDE YOUR TERRITORY
9.1. We may store, process or maintain information in various sites worldwide, including through cloud based service providers worldwide. If you are a Data Subject in the EU, and we envisage transferring your Personal Data to another country outside the EEA or to an International Organization, we will ensure that it is protected and transferred in a manner consistent with Applicable Laws. Personal Data may be transferred outside of the EEA or to an International Organization, in one of the following ways:
a) the country that we send the data to might be approved by the European Commission as offering an adequate level of protection for Personal Data (Israel is an approved country);
b) the recipient might have signed “model contractual clauses” approved by the European Commission, obligating it to protect your Personal Data;
c) where the recipient is located in the US, it might be a certified member of the EU-US Privacy Shield scheme; or
d) in other circumstances the law may permit us to otherwise transfer your Personal Data outside the EEA.
9.2. You can obtain more details of the protection given to your Personal Data when it is transferred outside the EEA by contacting us as at [email protected].
9.3. If you are located in a jurisdiction where transfer of your Personal Data to another jurisdiction requires your consent, then you provide us your express and unambiguous consent to such transfer or the storage, processing or maintenance of the information in other jurisdictions by using the Website.
10.1. In all of the above cases in which we collect, use or store your Personal Data, you may have the following rights and, in most cases, you can exercise them free of charge. At any time, you may contact us at: [email protected] and request to know what Personal Data we keep about you. We will make good-faith efforts to locate the data that you request to access.
10.2. We may retain certain information as deemed required by us in accordance with applicable laws, or for legitimate business reasons, for the duration as required under the applicable laws. In addition, we may delete any Personal Data pursuant to our policies, as in effect from time to time.
10.3. When you ask us to exercise any of your rights under this Policy and the Applicable Laws, we may need to ask you to provide us certain credentials to make sure that you are who you claim you are, to avoid disclosure to you of Personal Data related to others and to ask you questions to better understand the nature and scope of data that you request to access.
10.4. We may redact from the data which we will make available to you, any Personal Data related to others.
11.1. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. When you access or use our Website, Rivulis uses industry-standard technologies such as “cookies”, other tracking technologies and other local files, which store certain information on the browser or hard drive of your computer and/or your mobile telephone device (“Local Storage”) and which will allow us to distinguish you from other users, prevent fraudulent or abusive use of the Website, store your preferences and enable automatic activation of certain features, improve your user experience and other capabilities. We use the following types of “cookies” to collect data: Google web analytics cookies, Facebook pixels cookies, ‘strictly necessary’ cookies and targeting or advertising cookies.
11.2. You can obtain more details about the policies for Google web analytics cookies (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245) and Facebook pixels cookies (https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/) Please note that we will use such cookies only after we receive your separate consent to such use and subject to your right to withdraw such consent at any time. Further information about your option to opt-out of these tools is available at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
11.3. Other cookies remain saved to your device and enable us to recognize you in the event of a later visit to our Website (persistent cookies). We use persistent cookies, in order to make our Website more user-friendly and effective.
11.4. Most devices and browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your device’s hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you choose to block cookies on our Website, you may not be able to use part of the functions of the Website.
11.5. Please note that unless you block the acceptance of cookies, the Website will utilize cookies upon your use of the Website (all unless it is required by Applicable Laws to provide a separate consent to use such cookies, and in which case we will use such cookies only after we receive your separate consent to such use and subject to your right to withdraw such consent at any time).
12. DATA SECURITY
12.1. We take the safeguarding of the Personal and Non-Personal Data very seriously, and use a variety of systems, applications and procedures to protect the information from loss, theft, damage or unauthorized use or access when it is in our possession or control, including reasonable physical, technical and organizational measures which restrict access to the information. These measures provide sound industry standard security. However, although we make efforts to protect your privacy, we cannot guarantee that the Website will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse.
12.2. We also regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and regularly seek new ways and for further enhancing the security of our Website and protection of our Visitors’ privacy.
12.3. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your passwords, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. In addition, you should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to Personal Data stored on your premises as well as defining limited access rights to such information on a need to know basis.
13. DATA RETENTION
13.1. We retain different types of information for different periods, depending on the purposes for processing the data, our legitimate business purposes as well as pursuant to legal requirements under the applicable law. We may retain Personal Data for as long as necessary to support the collection and the use purposes under this Policy and for other legitimate business purposes, for example, for storing data, for documentation, for cyber-security management purposes, legal proceedings and tax issues.
13.2. We may store aggregated Non-Personal Data without time limit. In any case, as long as you use the Website, we will keep information about you, unless we are legally required to delete it, or if you exercise your rights to delete the information.
14. OUR POLICY TOWARD CHILDREN
Our Website is not meant to be used by or for persons under 16, as such, we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from minors younger than 16. Insofar as Personal Data may be collected based on your consent, the data subject must be above the age of 16 (or above the age of 13 if this is the legal requirement in your country). If these age requirements are not met, you are required to obtain the consent of the parent or guardian to provide and process information in accordance with this Policy; lacking such consent, please do not use the Website.
15.2. If we need to adapt the Policy to legal requirements, the amended Policy will become effective immediately or as required.
15.3 Your continued use of the Website following such notice shall constitute your consent to any changes made and a waiver of any claim or demand in relation to such changes. If you do not agree to the new or different terms, you should not use and are free to discontinue using the Website.
16. APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
17. CONTACT US
For further information about this Policy, please contact us at [email protected].
If you have any concerns relating to this Policy, please contact us and we will make reasonable efforts to address your concerns. We are usually able to resolve privacy questions or concerns promptly and effectively. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from us, you may escalate concerns to the applicable privacy regulator in your jurisdiction. Upon request, we will provide you with the contact information for that regulator.
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Last Updated: May 23, 2019