The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (hereinafter: the office) offers the information on this on-line site/internet site (hereinafter: the service) pursuant to the following terms. The term "User" as follows shall mean each person who establishes or accesses a connection to the service.
According to the law of copyright in Israel, and pursuant to international treaties, copyright in the office's publications, including those provided by the service, belong to the State of Israel. These rights apply, inter alia, to text. pictures, drawings, maps, audio tracts, video tracts, graphics and program applications (hereinafter: the protected material), unless stated explicitly that the copyright in the protected material belongs to another party.
User may make "fair use" of the protected material as set out under law. Such fair use includes quoting from the protected material in a reasonable manner.
When quoting from the protected material, User must attribute the source of the quotation, whether it be the office or a third party. User may not alter, modify or in any other fashion change the protected material, and may not do any other act which might diminish the value of the protected material in a manner which would cast aspersion on the creator of the protected material.
Subject to the law of copyright, User may not copy, redistribute, retransmit or publish protected material, without the prior written consent of the office.
Use of Copyright Material
This site includes various copyright material. The use of this material has been approved by AKUM.
Any questions about this service, or about the activities of the office, may be sent directly to the office by e-mail, at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Answers will be given as soon as possible, but no later than 14 days from receipt of the query.
The service is provided to the public "as is".
The State of Israel shall not be held liable for the suitability of the service to User's needs. Nor shall the State of Israel be held liable for any error or mistake found in the material provided by the service.
The State of Israel shall not be held liable for any changes made in the material provided by the service if such changes were made by User or by a third party.
User alone shall bear all responsibility for the way in which he/she uses the service.
For the purposes of the above terms, "The State of Israel" includes its employees and agents.
The links are solely for the convenience of User.
Unless otherwise stipulated in this site, no legal or commercial relationship exists between the office and external sites not maintained by the State of Israel (third party sites), and the office has no control over the content of said third party sites.
The State of Israel is not responsible for the content of third party sites.
Links to third party sites shall not be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the State of Israel or by the office of said third party sites, including documents and other materials to be found therein, of the operators of said sites or of products offered on said sites.
At the time each link was included in this site, it was found that the material in the linked-to site was relevant to the purposes of this service, and that the link itself was functional. However, it is possible that with the passing of time, the contents of the linked-to sites have changed. If User feels that material on a linked-to site is not fitting, or if User finds that a link is no longer operational, he/she is requested to inform the Webmaster of such. In addition, if User feels that there is an additional site relevant to the subject matter of this service, he/she is requested to inform the Webmaster of such.
Personal information given to the office through this service will be kept confidential in accordance with The Privacy Law of 1981.
Official Publications of the State of Israel
In the event of a discrepancy between the material provided on this service and material published in the official printed publications of the State of Israel, only the latter shall be deemed correct.
The Site uses local temporary cookies. In other words, they may contain user identification, but it will only be valid for a certain connection, and to that specific server. As soon as the user closes his browser window, or switches to a different server, the cookies will become irrelevant. Users' privacy is not disturbed, since there is no way to follow up on a user's surfing profile by checking previous visits. Also, a user profile for a single connection is something that can be accomplished by using various statistical programs.
Please note that most browsers allow a user to ask for no cookies to be left on his computer or to be prompted before a cookie is set.