Privacy Policy

Strauss Water Ltd. (hereinafter: “Strauss”) respects the privacy of users at http://www.strauss-water.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 Water 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

When you ‘Contact Us’ through the Website, you are required to provide us with your name, your company name and your email address. Your message to us will includes any information you choose to include in it. 

Strauss Water may keep the information you submit. Incorrect information or failure to provide all of the information required may prevent us from answering you. We ask you to refrain from providing us the personal information of a third party without the third party’s explicit consent.

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. 

Information gathered during use of the Website

While you are using the Website, Strauss may gather information on your surfing habits, 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. 

Use of the information 

The information that you submitted when you contact us and/or any other information gathered in the Website as specified above and below, may be stored in the Strauss Water customers’ registered database (number 700029650  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 Water 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 us to contact you.
  • 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 Water, may interest you, via fax, automated dialing system, email, SMS, and any other manner. Such direct messaging may be sent to you if you explicitly consented to it. You may revoke your consent at any time and cease from receipt of direct messaging. 
  • For any other purpose detailed in this Privacy Policy or in the Website terms of use.

Disclosure of information to third parties

Strauss Water will not share your data with 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, etc., Strauss Water may allow access to your personal information to its agents, contractors, business partners, or other service providers as needed. Strauss Water 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 Water and will not be given permission to use such information for other purposes.  Such third parties may include, for example. IT suppliers (e.g., cloud-based services suppliers).
  • Should you violate the terms and conditions of the Website, or should you perform, through the Website or in connection therewith, actions considered by Strauss Water to be contrary to law or an attempt to perform such actions.
  • Should Strauss Water 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 Water 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 Water.
  • 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 Water 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 Water 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 Water shall not reveal your personal information, including the information collected from the Website to advertisers for advertisement purposes.
  • Should Strauss Water 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 Water 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. 

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.

Analysis and Monitoring 

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 Water 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 Water applies information security systems and procedures in the Website. While these systems and procedures reduce the risks of unauthorized penetration of Strauss Water’s computer systems, they are not one hundred percent secure. Consequently, Strauss Water does not warrant that the Website 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 Water database. In Addition, if you found such information to be mistaken, incomplete, unclear or outdated, you may address Strauss Water 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 Water 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 Water will delete information that is required for it to address you with such commercial proposal only.  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 Water 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 these sections are to be addressed to email address or telephone number listed below.  

Changes in the Privacy Policy

Strauss Water 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 changes are effective immediately, and the continuous use of the Website following the changes in terms, constitutes your consent to the new terms of 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 Water 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:

Strauss Water, 1 Yoni Netanyahu Street, Or-Yeuda, Israel.

Click here to contact us using website contact form.