Terms of Use

The Military Advocate General website is run by the Legal Corp's internet, applications and media department. Below the terms of use are detailed, which constitute an integral part of the website, applying to all its pages and services. The website is available for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions that take effect from the date of first use. You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any other third party.

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General

The Israel Defense Forces (hereafter: IDF) 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.


Copyright

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 IDF and the Ministry of Defense. 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 is 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 IDF.


Liability

The service is provided to the public "as is".

The State of Israel or the IDF shall not be held liable for the suitability of the service to User's needs. Nor shall the State of Israel or the IDF be held liable for any error or mistake found in the material provided by the service.

The State of Israel or the IDF shall not be held liable for any changes made in the material provided by the service if such changes were made by a User or by a third party.

Users alone shall bear all responsibility for the way in which he/she uses the service.

The State of Israel or the IDF shall not be held liable for any loss or damage caused to a User or third parties arising directly or indirectly from the use of the service, including loss or damage due to the use of applications that were downloaded directly through the service or that were activated by using the service, including ActiveX, JavaScript and Java.

For the purposes of the above terms, "The State of Israel" and the IDF includes its employees and agents.


Links

This site contains links to external sites. The following conditions shall apply to the use of these links, without derogating from the other conditions in these “Terms of Use”.

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 or the IDF (third party sites), and the IDF has no control over the content of said third party sites.

The State of Israel and the IDF are 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 IDF 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.


Confidentiality

Personal information given to the IDF 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 IDF, only the latter shall be deemed correct.