Privacy Policy 2

Strauss Group Ltd. (hereinafter: “Strauss”) respects the privacy of users at [https://blog.strauss-group.com] (hereinafter: the “Website”). These terms and conditions will explain the Privacy Policy in effect in the Website. Among other things, they review the way Strauss uses information submitted to it by users of the Website, or which it gathers while the Website is being used. Your use of the Website, including the services and content included therein, constitutes consent to this Privacy Policy (hereinafter: the “Privacy Policy”) and other terms and conditions included in the Website, including the Terms of Use and other provisions which may appear while the Website is being used (hereinafter, jointly or separately: the “Binding Documents”). The Privacy Policy refers to both men and women.

Disclosure of information in the Website

Use of some of the Website services may requires registration and/or provision of information (e.g., customer service, digital commerce, contact us, chat with representative etc.). When registering, you will be asked to disclose identifying particulars such as your user name, email address, etc. Those fields that must be completed will be clearly marked as such. Without disclosing the information requested in these compulsory fields, you will not be able to use the Website services which require consent and/or providing information. Additionally, if you qualify for a particular benefit as part of your activity in the Website, Strauss may ask you for additional information such as your name, an address to which the benefit can be sent, and your mobile phone number to arrange for delivery. Without disclosing this information, we will not be able to deliver the benefit to you.

You must disclose only information that is correct, accurate and complete, and you hereby confirm the correctness of the information you have provided. Strauss may keep the information you submit on registration. Incorrect information or failure to provide all of the information required is liable to prevent you from making use of the Website services where registration is required, to impair the quality of the service you receive, and to impair our ability to contact you. If your personal information has changed, please update it online in the appropriate place in the Website. Additionally, we ask you to refrain from providing us the personal information of a third party without the third party’s explicit consent to provide such information for the purpose of use under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

The Website is designed for use by people of all ages.

You are not obligated to disclose any information by law, and you do so at your choice and consent. In case you do not wish to provide any information, you are kindly requested not to use the Website.

Submittal of contents for posting

Strauss may provide you with the option of posting various contents in the Website such as recipes, comments, pictures, ideas, suggestions and public remarks. In submitting contents for posting, you warrant and acknowledge that you have all the intellectual rights of the content, that you are permitted to publish the contents, and that you are not damaging the privacy of any other person. In submitting contents for posting in or through the Website, whether or not such contents are posted, you grant Strauss, and any and all other persons, permission to make use of the contents. In this context you agree and approve that Strauss may post such contents in the Website and in additional media, including on Strauss’s products and in its publications, or use the information to render the service provided by Strauss more efficient and to handle complaints, as Strauss deems appropriate. You further agree that Strauss may publish or make use of your name and any and all personal details contained in the information you submitted (such as your city of residence, etc.) in its publications.

Information gathered during use of the Website

While you are using the Website, Strauss may gather information on your surfing habits, including contents you have created or uploaded to the Website, information or advertisements you have read, the pages you viewed, the services that interested you, the location of your computer and details of the IP address through which you accessed the Website, etc.

Strauss is further entitled to gather, and to avail itself of third-party services to gather and analyze, anonymous, statistical or aggregate information in connection with the use of the Website, including information relating to your personal details and your activity in the Website.

Use of the information

The information that you submitted upon enrolment to the Website and/or any other information gathered in the Website as specified above and below, will be stored in the Strauss Group Ltd. client registered database (number 369753 in the Israeli database registry). The use of the Website and/or your consent to the collection and processing of the information under this Privacy Policy, constitutes your agreement to the storage and management of the information in the Strauss database. The information in the database will be used for the purpose of establishment of the database and in accordance with this Data Privacy Policy or according to the law, and, in addition, for the following purposes:   

  • To enable you to use the services in the Website including digital self-services such as online customer service, e-commerce etc.;
  • To identify you in recurring uses of Website services which require registration and in order to eliminate the need to enter your details upon any new use;
  • To improve and enrich the services and content included in the Website, including the creation of new services and content adapted to users’ requirements and expectations and including the revision or cancelation of existing services and content;
  • To enable you and other users to personalize the services in the Website to your references, and, for that goal, to profile clients and to monitor the actions of users in the Website;
  • To contact you when Strauss believes it is necessary;
  • To personalize adds to your interests;
  • To ensure the regular operation and development of the Website;
  • To deliver direct messaging notification and/or advertisement, including information regarding products and benefits, that, in the view of Strauss and/or Strauss Group and/or any of its subsidiaries, may interest you, via fax, automated dialing system, email, SMS, and any other manner. The direct messaging sent to you may be delivered by an affiliate or subsidiary of Strauss Group Ltd., including Strauss water Ltd. and the different Strauss brands.  Such direct messaging may be sent to you if you explicitly consented to it when registering to the Website or at any other time. You may revoke your consent at any time and cease from receipt of direct messaging. It is hereby clarified that your agreement to this Privacy Policy constitutes consent for the purpose of the Data Privacy Law, 1981, and any other applicable law;
  • To conduct survey and questionnaires;
  • For the purpose of analyzing, monitoring and delivering of statistical data to third parties. Such data will not identify you personally;
  • For any other purpose detailed in this Privacy Policy or in the Website terms of use.

Disclosure of information to third parties

Strauss will not transfer your personal details and the information collected on your activity in the Website to third parties, other than in the following cases:

  • To the extent that this is required for the purpose of regular supply of the Website services, Website management and control, fulfilling your requests, facilitating relevant marketing activities, provide customer support, etc., Strauss may allow access to your personal information to its agents, contractors, business partners, or other service providers as needed. Strauss will limit the information provided to service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and requires them to agree to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and to comply with applicable privacy legislation including an adequate level of protection of your personal information. Such third-parties may use your personal information only to provide services to you or to Strauss and will not be given permission to use such information for other purposes.  Such third parties may include IT suppliers (e.g., cloud-based services suppliers), research and surveys suppliers, media suppliers, and so on.
  • Should you violate the terms and conditions of the Binding Documents or part thereof, or should you perform, through the Website or in connection therewith, actions considered by Strauss to be contrary to law or an attempt to perform such actions.
  • Should Strauss receive a judicial order instructing it to disclose your particulars or the information about you to a third party.
  • Should a certified authority require this, after Strauss has investigated and found that such requirement is reasonable and justified. In any event, Strauss will disclose only the minimum information required.
  • In any dispute, argument, claim, demand or legal proceedings, if any, between you and Strauss.
  • In any case where Strauss is of the opinion that disclosure of the information is necessary to prevent serious injury to your person or property, or to the person or property of a third party.
  • Strauss shall be entitled to transfer your personal information including the information collected following your use of the Website, to other companies or organizations in the Strauss group, such as parent company, subsidiary and sister company, provided, however, that they use this information only in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.
  • Strauss is entitled to disclose and share anonymous, aggregate and statistical information with other company or organization related to Strauss and with suppliers, business partners and any and all third parties at its sole discretion, but it shall not knowingly or intentionally reveal your identity to such third parties without your consent; in any event, Strauss shall not reveal your personal information, including the information collected from the Website to advertisers for advertisement purposes.
  • Should Strauss organize its activity and the activity of the Website in another framework, and should it alter its legal structure or merge with another entity, or merge the activity of the Website with the activity of a third party – Strauss shall be entitled to transfer a copy of the information stored about you in Strauss’s database to the new corporation, provided, however, that such corporation shall undertake the provisions of this Privacy Policy towards you.

The above data transfer may include transfer to or access from a country outside your country of residence (including outside of Israel), subject to an agreement applying the requirements of the applicable data privacy laws. E.g., the transfer of personal information to a Salesforce cloud in the USA for the purpose of marketing automation.

Except for such places where notice to the contrary is given, the contents you submit to be posted in the Website shall be exposed to all users of the Website. Kindly act wisely and with caution when disclosing personal information (such as your address or telephone number), as well as with respect to the comments and inquiries you receive following your use of the Website or after making any personal information public. Remember: you must apply at least the same caution when disclosing contents and as regards inquiries you receive, as you do when making contact other than over the Internet.

Cookies

Use of Cookies may be made in the Website for its regular and proper operation, in order to render it unnecessary for you to enter your user name and password every time you access the sections in the Website that require registration, and also to collect statistical data on the use of the Website, to verify information, to adapt the Website to your personal preferences and for information security purposes.

Cookies are text files that your browser creates when it receives an order from the Website’s computers. Some Cookies expire when you close your browser, and others are saved on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies can contain diverse information such as the pages you have visited, the time you spent in the Website, from where you reached the Website, information you would like to see when entering the Website, and more.

If you do not want to accept Cookies you can prevent this by changing your browser definitions. To do this, please consult your browser’s Help file. However, remember that blocking Cookies may prevent you from using part of the Website’s services and features, or those in other websites.

Additionally, you can delete the Cookies stored in your computer at any time. We recommend doing so only if you are absolutely sure that you do not want the Website to be customized to suit your preferences, and if you want the Website not to identify you on repeat visits to sections in the Website that require registration. As Cookies sometimes prevent the need to enter user names and passwords, we recommend that they not be deleted unless you are absolutely certain that you have first written down all the information required to use the Website and kept it in a safe place.

Google Analytics

The Website may use a tool called “Google Analytics”, which is a tool that monitors activities in the Website on an anonymous basis only, for the purpose of Website services improvement (the: “Tool”).  The Tool collects information such as how often users visit or use a Website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other websites they visited prior to coming to the Website. Strauss does not use the information collected through the use of the Tool in a manner allowing it to identify Website users (nor it is using such data with personally identifiable information it keeps on Website users). Additionally, the Tool’s ability to use and share information collected by the Tool about your use of the Website is restricted by the Tool’s Terms of Service, available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, and the Google Privacy Policy, available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. At any time, you may prevent your information from being used by the Tool by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Information security

Strauss applies information security systems and procedures in the Website. While these systems and procedures reduce the risks of unauthorized penetration of Strauss’s computer systems, they are not one hundred percent secure. Consequently, Strauss does not warrant that the Website services will be absolutely immune to unauthorized access to the information stored in its systems.

Rights to access, alter or delete information

According to the Israeli Data Privacy law, 1981, you are entitled to review your personal information stored in the Strauss database. In Addition, if you found such information to be mistaken, incomplete, unclear or outdated, you may address Strauss with a request to have the information altered or deleted. Should Strauss have cause to deny your request, it shall notify you, and you may appeal such decision, in accordance with the manner set in the data privacy regulations.   

Additionally, if the information stored in the Strauss database is used for the purpose of personal communication with you, based on your belonging to a certain group in the population which was determined by one or more characteristics of persons whose names are included in the database (direct marketing messaging), you are entitled, under the Data Privacy law, 1981, to require, in writing, that your information will be removed from the database.  In such case, Strauss will delete information that is required for it to address you with such commercial proposal only. Please note that deletion of the information may prevent you from continuing sing the Services in the Website.  Information that is required for Strauss for the purpose of conducting its business – including statistical, anonymous or aggregative information, used for the purpose of static analysis and record of other commercial activities you performed in the Website – will continue to be stored by Strauss lawfully, but will no longer be used to address you.  If within 30 days you will not receive confirmation that the information you requested to delete was indeed deleted according to this section, you will have the right to address the court, in accordance with the manner set in the data privacy regulations, with a request to instruct Strauss to act accordingly.

Requests under tis sections are to be addressed to email address or telephone number listed below.

Changes in the Privacy Policy

Strauss may, from time to time, modify the provisions of its Privacy Policy. We recommend that you revisit the Privacy Policy from time to time. We will inform the Website users regarding any material change in the provisions of this Privacy Policy at the Website homepage. Material changes will come into effect 14 days after such notice. Any other change, are effective immediately, and the continuous use of the Website following the changes in terms, constitutes your consent to the new terms f the Privacy Policy. In the event that the Privacy Policy is altered to address legal requirements, the alteration may enter into force immediately, or as required by law, and without prior notice. If you do not agree with the new terms, kindly refrain from further use of the Website.

Contact us

Strauss makes sure to comply with the provisions of the law and respects the right of the users of the Website and of others to privacy, to their good name, or any and all other rights. If you have been negatively affected by the Website and/or in regard to any other matter, please contact us through the following channels, and we will make every effort to address the matter as soon as possible:

Email: service@strauss-group.com.

Telephone: 1-800-777-777.