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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING THIS SITE. BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE IN ANY WAY YOU SIGNIFY YOUR FULL ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING.

This Terms of Use document (“TOU”) is a legally binding document made by and between Maof – Academic consulting Ltd.including but not limited to its parent, divisions, representative or other affiliate person (collectively “Maof”, “we”, “us” and/or “our”), and you, personally (“you”, “your”, “yours”). This TOU describes and governs your access to and use of http://www.higherstudies.co.il and/or any other WWW-site owned, licensed, operated, or controlled by the Maof (collectively, the “Web Site”) and the services offered by it through this Web Site (“Services”). This TOU is applied to any and all visitors, users, and others who will access to the Web Site and will use the Services (collectively “Users”).

BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PART OF THE WEB SITE, YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THIS TOU. YOU ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO FOLLOW THE PRIVACY POLICY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THIS TOU AND CONSTITUITE AN INTEGRAL PART HEREOF. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR AGREE TO THIS TOU OR ANY PART HEREOF, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEB SITE.

MAOF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE ANY CHANGES TO THIS TOU AT ANY TIME. BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS WEB SITE YOU ASSENT TO ANY NEW AND/OR MODIFIED PROVISION OF THIS TOU.

  1. License.

(a) License. Subject to this TOU, you hereby receive a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to use the Services and the Web Site. You may not use any third party intellectual property without a written permission of such third party, except as permitted by applicable law. Any intellectual property (as specified below) of Maof or any third party will stay in their ownership and you may not receive any right therein by virtue of this TOU or otherwise, except as specifically set forth herein. You will have no right to copy, display, perform, create derivative works from, distribute, have distributed, transmit or sublicense from materials or content available on the Web Site or use them in any other way, than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Services for their purpose and except as set forth herein.

(b) Other Users. If you become aware of any conduct that violates this TOU, Maof encourages you to contact us. Maof upon its sole discretion has a right to respond to such contact.

(c) Cellular and Wi-Fi Users. Maof may provide Services accessible on certain types of modern devices for free, but you should be aware that your carrier's normal rates and fees, such as text messaging and data fees, will still apply.

  1. User Registration and Passwords.

(a) User Registration. You do not have to register in order to visit the Web Site or its pages. Though, to access certain Services, you will need to register and to create an account by an online registration process thereon. Your account will provide you with an access to the Services. To create an account, you must provide Maof with accurate and complete information, which is required for such registration. You must promptly notify us if any of such information changes, otherwise Maof may terminate your right to use the Web Site or the Services.

(b) Passwords. While creating a new account, you shall choose a password. You must keep your password confidential. You will be solely responsible for all use of your password and account, including, without limitation, any use by any unauthorized third party. You must promptly notify Maof if your account was breached or if you have any suspicions that your password was stolen or used by any unauthorized third party. You should not give or transfer your password to any person under any circumstances, including any request of a person who pretends to be Maof’s employee and you must promptly notify us about such a request. If you fail to provide your password for three consecutive times, it will result in a temporary account suspension.

  1. Privacy Policy/Security.

(a) Privacy Policy. You agree to the terms of a Privacy Policy which is incorporated by reference into this TOU and forms an integral part hereof.

(b) Security. Maof assures that it will use all reasonable technical measures to protect and secure any private and personal information from any loss or unauthorized use by any third party, but Maof shall not be liable for any breach or usage of such information by an unauthorized third party and you agree and acknowledge that you provide your private and personal information for your own risk.

  1. Intellectual Property: copyrights, trade names and trademarks.

(a) Copyright. Any and all intellectual property on the Web Site and available through the Services, including without limitation, the names, logos, designs, texts, graphics, pictures, audio files, video files, flash files Higher Studies, and other files, and the selection, arrangement and organization thereof (collectively “Intellectual Property”) are owned by the Maof and/or its licensors. Any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

(b) Trade names and Trademarks. Product names, logos, designs, titles, and words or phrases used on any Maof’s web site, including, without limitation, Higher Studies, and Maof’s design marks (including, without limitation, the Higher Studies) are solely owned by Maof and/or its licensors. All other trademarks, trade names and the like that may appear on the Web Site are the property of their respective owners. You may not use any of these trademarks and/or trade names and the like without prior written consent of such owner.

  1. Third Party Sites.

Any and all links, advertisers and/or services of any third party sites are provided for your convenience only and are serving as a tool. Maof neither controls nor responsible for any content of such web sites and any products or services that may be offered thereon. If you access any linked third-party sites, you do so at your own discretion. Your use of third-party sites is subject to any terms and conditions of use for such third-party sites. If you access a third party website from the Web Site you understand that this TOU and Maof’s Privacy Policy do not apply to your use of such sites. You hereby agree that Maof shall not be responsible for any loss, expenses, costs and/or damages of any kind relating to such advertisers.

  1. Representations.

You hereby represent and warrant to Maof that: (i) you are fully comply with and have all necessary authority to enter into binding contract and perform your obligations hereunder and under any applicable laws and regulations; (ii) performance of your obligations hereunder does not breach or infringe any applicable law or any other agreement by which you were previously bound; and (iii) you will not infringe any proprietary right of Maof or any of its (or its contractors’) intellectual property right while using this Web Site.

  1. Indemnification.

You hereby agree to hold Maof harmless from any claim or dispute and indemnify it and its agents, associates, partners, related parties, licensors, officers, employees and the like against any and all direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, actual and/or consequential costs, damages, losses, liabilities, penalties and/or expenses whatsoever, including, without limitations, awarded by a court judgment.

  1. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

(a) DISCLAIMER. MAOF DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (I) THE WEB SITE WILL BE SECURE AND PROTECTED ON A CONSTANT BASIS, (II) WILL HAVE NO MISTAKES, ERRORS, DEFICIENCIES AND/OR BUGS OF ANY KIND, (III) WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS AND/OR NEEDS, AND/OR (IV) WILL COMPLY WITH YOUR HARDWARE AND/OR YOUR SOFTWARE. MAOF MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES EXCEPT THOSE DESCRIBED HEREIN. ANY FILE DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF WEB SITE IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND THE MAOF WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, EXPENSE, PENALTIES OR LOSS WHATSOEVER WHICH RESULTS FROM THE ABOVEMENTIONED DOWNLOAD.

(b) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES MAOF WILL BE LIABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS TOU.

(c) The Web Site is controlled and is operated in the State of Israel. Maof makes no warranties that it will work appropriately and could be used in any other locations. Any and all use of this Web Site and Services by a User are subject to its personal risk and discretion.

  1. Forum and Applicable Law.

By using this Web Site you fully agree that: (i) any and all dispute with Maof must be resolved exclusively in an applicable court of Tel Aviv, Israel; and (ii) the Agreement shall be solely governed by an applicable law of the State of Israel, without regard for conflict of law.

  1. Modification.

In its sole discretion Maof could at any time modify or otherwise change any part of the Web Site without any prior notification. If Maof fails to provide any notice, it shall not be held liable.

  1. Termination.

(a) Maof without any prior written notification may delete and/or suspend and/or terminate User’s account following his violation of the rights of any third party or a breach of any part hereof or for any other reason whatsoever.

(b) User may at any time delete his/her account for any reason whatsoever without any prior notification.


Privacy Policy

When and what information do we collect?

We could collect your personal information only during your actions, as follows:

1)         When you register on our web-site; and/or

2)         When you subscribe to our newsletters; and/or

3)         When you provide your contact information in order for us to contact you.

When registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your: full name and/or e-mail address and/or contact phone number.

However, you may visit and explore our website anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Your personal information which we collect from you may be used only in the following ways:

1)         To personalize your visit of our website and to respond to your personal needs;

2)         To improve our website based on the feedback we receive from you;

3)         To administer any website feature;

4)         To provide you with support and handle request and complaints;

5)         To conduct surveys and questionnaires;

6)         To contact you when We believes it to be necessary;

7)         To comply with any applicable law and assist law enforcement agencies under any applicable law, when We have a good faith belief that Our cooperation with the law enforcement agencies is legally mandated or meets the applicable legal standards;

8)         To prevent fraud, misappropriation, infringements, identity theft and other illegal activities;

9)         To handle breakdowns and malfunctions;

10)     To take any action in any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between You and Us, or between You and other users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with the contents of our website;

11)     To contact you regarding the possibility of studying abroad, subject to your prior indication of consent;

12)     For purposes provided under this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.


How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Do we use cookies?

We use cookies, to gather statistical information about the usage of our website. All such information is anonymous.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell or trade or disclose or release or transfer to outside parties or otherwise use your personally identifiable information, except to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses at our sole discretion.
Online Privacy Policy

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.
Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.higherstudies.co.il

Your Consent

By using our site anonymously or by registering, you provide full consent to our privacy policy.
Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any and all change to our privacy policy will be posted on this page, including the modification date.
Contacting Us

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This policy was last modified on 30/09/2011