Privacy & Cookie Policy

This website is published in Israel and subject to the laws of Israel. IsraAID’s global headquarters are located in Israel. The organization is registered with the amuta (organization) number 580472959. IsraAID also has a US office. IsraAID (US) Global Humanitarian Assistance, Inc., is a 501c3 registered non-profit (EIN:46-2119225). If you are located outside of Israel or the United States and you voluntarily provide us with your data, you are thereby consenting to the transfer of your data to Israel and/or the United States for processing by IsraAID.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European Union’s new regulation for the use and processing of personal information. IsraAID is committed to processing your data in accordance to the GDPR, where applicable.

This policy has been put in place to protect your rights. If you want to discuss how we use your data directly, please contact us at [email protected]. This policy is effective from 30 May 2018.

IsraAID is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any personal data collected by IsraAID will only be processed in accordance with this privacy policy.

The processing of information includes the collection, use, storage and protection of data. IsraAID processes data on the basis that:

– Express and informed consent has been given by the individual whose data is being processed; and/or

– IsraAID has a legitimate interest in processing data; and/or

– It is necessary in relation to a contract or agreement which the person has entered into or because the person has asked for something to be done so they can enter into a contract or agreement; and/or

– There is a legal obligation on IsraAID to process data.

Where consent is the sole basis for processing your data, that consent must be explicit. You can modify or withdraw this consent at any time.

Whenever you share personal data with us we aim to be clear and transparent about how we will use your data and will only process your information in ways you can reasonably expect us to. We will never sell your personal data to other organizations. We will always ask for your permission prior to collecting your data.

If you would like to receive email or postal communications from IsraAID but have not opted in, please contact us at [email protected].

Your rights

If you live in a country under GDPR, you have the right to:

  • Request details of personal information which we hold about you.
  • Restrict the collection or processing of your personal information.
  • Correct inaccuracies in the data we hold on you.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to another party.

We will make a reasonable effort to comply with any of the above requests, in accordance with the GDPR. The request must be made in writing and we may seek verification of the identity of any persons making such requests.

We may use your personal information to send you information about IsraAID and our activities. We will only share data with trusted third parties where necessary for us to communicate with you or to run our activities, and only if the data will be used according to our privacy policy.


For web visitors we may collect some standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your language, access times and referring web addresses.

Where you have accessed our website via a third-party website, your web browser may have accepted a cookie from that site. Similarly, embedded content from websites such as Youtube or Vimeo, and social share buttons for websites such as Facebook or Twitter, may place a cookie from the relevant third-party website. We cannot accept responsibility for these third-party cookies. 

To find out more about cookies, including details of cookies and how to manage and delete them using your web browser, please visit the All About Cookies website.

Sensitive Personal Data

We do not collect “sensitive personal data”, e.g. health status, unless there is a clear reason for doing so, such as participation in an IsraAID field mission.

How Do We Use Your Personal Data?

IsraAID uses the data collected to maintain accurate internal records of our engagement with supporters, volunteers, staff and others. These records facilitate our activities. Data may be processed and viewed by relevant staff, trustees and volunteers in the course of IsraAID’s activities and will be retained only for as long as is reasonable and permissible in law.


We have physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to ensure the security of your information and prevent unauthorized access or disclosure.

Links to other sites
IsraAID is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any website linked to by our website.

Changes & complaints

We may update this policy in the future. We will clearly post any such changes on our website.

If you have any queries about this Privacy policy or would like to make a complaint, please email [email protected].

If you live an area covered by the GDPR, you also have the right to make a complaint directly to your country’s data protection authority.