MIC MUNICIPAL INNOVETION CENTER – TERMS OF USE

 

We congratulate you for choosing to use the MIC Municipal Innovation Center website (the “Site”). We guide Israelis local authorities in the process of adopting smart systems and serves as a professional knowledge center in terms of “smart cities” in Israel.

The Terms of Use (also referred to as the “Terms”) constitute a binding agreement between you, the user who uses the Site, and us – the owner of the Site, and sets forth the terms and conditions regarding the use of the Site. By using the Site, you signify your agreement with these Terms.

We recommend that you take the time to read the Terms as they apply to your use of the Site. If after reading the Terms you find that they do not match your views or wishes, we advise that you refrain from using the Site. We will regret it, however this is your full right.

At any time, you can contact us via info@mic.org.il concerning any request or inquiry regarding the Terms.

From time to time we may make changes to the Terms, due to the dynamic nature of the Site, of the Internet in general, and of the legislative and regulatory aspects that may apply to the Site’s activity. We will post a notice about changes to the Terms on the Site or send you a notice by email detailing the changes and the date the changes will come into effect.

Your consent to the Terms will also constitute acceptance of the Terms which have been modified. However, to the extent required by law, we will again request your consent to the new Terms. During the notice period and until the updated terms come into effect, you will be given the option to notify us via info@mic.org.il of your disapproval and of the new Terms and accordingly your right to use the Site will be terminated.

 

Use and Limitations

The use of the Site is solely for your personal purpose. You can use the Site’s features that we make available for their intended purpose only. The Site may not be used for any other purpose without our prior explicit written authorization.

You may not publish details and content from the Site in other websites or other media platforms in any form and may not transfer details and any other content to others without our explicit consent. In addition, the following actions are forbidden:

Do not copy content of the Site, embed it in other websites, display it using framing techniques, create mirroring sites, sell, grant a license to use, rent, lend or distribute the Site’s content in any way.

You may not modify, create derivative works, reverse engineer, or perform any other action in order to disclose the source code of the Site.

Do not link content of the Site separately from the webpage where the content is originally located. When linking to webpages of the Site, no information should be hidden, blocked, modified or deleted from the webpages of the Site.

The Site and its contents may not be accessed in order to develop or create a similar or competing service, including by collecting information from the Site.

The Site may not be used for purposes of examination, scanning, scrapping, hacking including hacking the Site’s security systems or any other computer and communication systems serving it, interfering with the Site’s operations, manipulating the Site’s activities, systematic access to the Site’s systems using automated software tools, such as ‘bots’ and ‘crawlers’, and access to the features or functionalities of the Site that are not intended to be accessible or that are not documented.

The Site may not be used for any activity that constitutes or encourages the commission of criminal offense or civil wrong or violates applicable laws, including laws in connection with deception, fraud, forgery, privacy protection, identity theft, viruses and other malicious software distribution, right to publicity, slander, harassment and obscene publications.

 

Links

The Terms apply solely to the Site and do not apply to other sites linked to the Site. We do not control or monitor other sites and are not responsible for them. The activity of such sites is subject to the terms and conditions provided by the owners of those sites. We recommend that you review the terms and conditions of those sites carefully and make an informed decision regarding use of those sites.

You can contact us at any time via  info@mic.org.il and report a link to another site that you believe is offensive or illegal. We will review your inquiry and, at our discretion, decide whether to remove the link or not. However, we do not assume any liability in connection with such sites or with said links, whether we decided to remove links to them or not.

 

Privacy

If you contact us with any inquiry or ask to receive updates from us, you will be asked to provide personal information – name, position, job title, e-mail address, telephone number and area of ​​interest for which you would like to receive information. The use of such details by us is subject to these Terms.

You are not required by law to provide the above details, but if you choose not to do so, we will not be able to provide you with a proper response or with the service requested. Delivering incorrect or incomplete information will impair our ability to provide you with our services.

We use the personal information collected mainly to administer and provide our services, contact you with information, and improve and further develop the Site. We will also use it, if necessary, to prevent misuse of the site, such as infringement of rights, fraud and identity theft and further legal proceedings.

We use data analysis tools. These tools place on your computer cookies which are controlled and managed by them. You can adjust your settings to determine which cookies you do or do not allow.

We implement measures to reduce the risks of damage and unauthorized access or use of personal information, but they do not provide absolute information security.

We will retain your information as long as you use the Site. After that we will retain your information only if necessary, for example, if we need to keep information in order to report to the authorities, for possible legal proceedings and for documentation and archiving purposes. Personal information that we no longer need in its identifiable form, we will erase or anonymize it.

 

Intellectual Property

The Site includes user interfaces, graphic designs, illustrations, texts, icons, software code and more. All the above are protected by copyright and through additional intellectual property rights such as trademarks and trade secrets. All rights to the Site contents are owned by us or we have received permission from the owners to use the content on the Site. You may not use the Site, or any component contained therein or allow others to do so, except as expressly permitted by us, as set forth in the Terms. The signs © and ® represent the existence of proprietary rights. Do not interfere with their presentation.

The Site allows you to upload content related to our activities. Should you choose to use such option, it will be subject to your warranty that you have the full intellectual property rights or licenses for the lawful use of works linked to such content, and that publishing or presenting such content will not infringe the rights of any third party, and in particular will not infringe intellectual property rights – including copyrights, patents, designs, Trademarks or trade secrets.

 

Limitation of Liability

The Site, including all the information and services therein, is offered for use AS IS and uniformly to all users. We do not adapt the site to your needs, or the needs of other users and we will not be liable for your activity on the Site and for our ability to satisfy your particular needs.

Your use of the Site and your exposure to information on the Site, including information and services provided by others through the Site, is at your own risk. We do not take any responsibility for the activity on the Site, the information and the services offered through it, and we do not guarantee that the contents contained therein are comprehensive, correct, current or legal.

Sometimes there may be malfunctions with the Site’s activity, due to problems with the activity of the Site’s communications providers, the Site’s software systems, changes and maintenance that we perform on the Site and more. These types of malfunction may cause inconvenience and difficulty in using the Site and we will do our best to overcome these malfunctions as quickly as possible. However, we are not responsible for any inconvenience or damage that may result from them.

 

Changes

From time to time, we will make changes to the Site, including the scope, appearance and nature of the services provided, without giving any prior notice. Changes of this character by their very nature are likely to result in glitches or cause inconvenience. We will not be held responsible for any outcome of these changes, and failures resulting from them.

We may also, at any time and at our sole discretion, decide to discontinue the Site’s activity, either temporarily or indefinitely, without prior notice.

 

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Terms, the Site, and any claim, cause of action or dispute arising out of or related thereto, will be governed solely by Israeli laws.

The competent courts in Tel-Aviv, Israel, will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction over any claim in connection with the Site and in respect of any matter relating to the validity, applicability, performance or interpretation of the Terms.

 

Contact Us

You can contact us with any question or comment about the Site by emailing us to our email address at info@mic.org.il.

Last updated: April 23, 2020.