Acum Ltd.  – The Association of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers in Israel (hereinafter: “Acum”) respects the privacy of the users of the Acum website, which it manages and operates at (hereinafter: “the website “). These terms will teach you what the privacy policy is that applies to the website. They cover, among other things, the way in which Acum uses the data/information provided to it by the users of the website, or collected by it while using the website. The privacy policy applies both to users registered for the site’s services, including Acum members, and to users who are not registered for these services, with the required changes.

Table of Contents

Providing personal details to the site

Information collected during the use of the website

The use of information

Providing information to a third party


Data Security

Right to review data

Changes to the privacy policy

Providing personal details to the site

The site is open for use by all Internet users, with the exception of certain areas of the site intended for Acum members only. The use of some of the services on the site requires registration. When registering, you will be asked to provide personal details such as full name, address, phone number, an active e-mail address that you have and more – depending on the nature of the service. The fields that are compulsory will be explicitly marked. Without providing the data requested in the binding fields, you will not be able to use these specific services.

You must provide only correct, accurate and complete details and you hereby confirm the correctness of the details you provided. The data you provide during registration will be stored in the Acum database. You are not required by law to provide the details, however incorrect details, or failure to provide all the required details may prevent you from using the services on the site, may damage the quality of the service provided to you and may damage the ability to contact you. If your details have changed, you must update them online on the website.

When you provide personal details of a third party, you declare that you have received their express consent to provide their details to Acum, for the purpose of using these details, in accordance with this policy.

Information collected during the use of the website

During your use of the website, Acum will collect information about your activity on the site, including content you have created or uploaded to the site, information you have read, the pages you have viewed, the services that have interested you, the location of your computer and the Internet address data (IP address) through which you access the site, and more. In addition, Acum may collect and use the services of third parties to collect and analyze anonymous, statistical, or aggregate information in connection with the use of the website, including information you provided and your activity on the website.

The use of information

The data that you provide and the data that will be collected regarding your acivity during your use of the website will be stored in the Acum database. The information in the database will be used for the purpose for which the database was established, and in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy or according to the provisions of any law – as well as for the purposes listed below:

  • to allow you to use the services on the website;

  • to identify you during your repeated visits to areas that require registration and to save you from having to enter your details each time;

  • to improve and enrich the services and content offered on the website, including creating new services and content that match the website users’ requirements and expectations and changing or canceling existing services and content. The information that will be used by the management for this purpose will mainly be statistical information, which does not identify you personally;

  • to allow you to adjust the services on the website to your preferences;

  • to occasionally send you information about the website’s services and content, as well as information, content and news related to Acum and its activities;

  • to establish contact with you when Acum believes that there is a need for it;

  • to analyze, monitor and deliver statistical information to third parties. This information will not identify you personally;

  • for the proper operation and development of the site;

  • for any other purpose, specified in this privacy policy or in the site’s terms of use.

Providing information to a third party

Acum will not transfer your personal details and the information collected about your activity on the website to third parties, except in the following cases:

  • as far as this is necessary for the proper delivery of the site’s services;

  • if you violate the terms of use of the site, or if you perform through the site, or in connection with it, actions that are considered by Acum to be against the law or attempt to perform such actions;

  • if Acum receives a court order instructing it to hand over your details or the information about you to a third party;

  • in any dispute, claim, demand or legal proceeding, if any, between you and Acum;

  • in any case that Acum believes that the delivery of the information is necessary to prevent serious damage to your body or property or to the body or property of a third party;

Acum will be entitled to transfer your details and the information collected as a result of your use of the site to other companies or organizations related to Acum, such as a parent company, a subsidiary company and a sister company, provided that they use this information only according to the provisions of this privacy policy;

Acum may disclose and share anonymous, aggregate and statistical information with other companies or organizations related to Acum as well as with suppliers, business partners, advertisers and any third party in accordance with its sole discretion, but it will not knowingly or intentionally reveal your identity to them without your consent;

If Acum organizes its activities or the activities of the website in a different framework, as well as in the event that it changes the legal structure or merges with another body or merges the activities of the website with the activities of a third party – it will be entitled to transfer to the new corporation a copy of the information stored about you in the Acum database provided that this corporation will adhere to the provisions of this privacy policy towards you.


Cookies are used on the website for its regular and proper operation, to eliminate the need to enter your username and password every time you revisit sections of the website that require registration, as well as to collect statistical data about the use of the website, to verify details, to adapt the website to your personal preferences and for information security purposes.

Cookies are text files, which your browser creates according to a command from the site’s computers. Some cookies will expire when you close your browser and others are saved on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies can contain a variety of information such as the pages you visited, the length of time you stayed on the site, where you came to the site from, sections, information you want to see when entering the site, and more.

If you do not want to receive cookies, you can avoid this by changing the settings in your browser. For this, please consult the browser’s help file. Keep in mind, however, that disabling cookies may result in you not being able to use some of the services and features on the website or other websites.

In addition, you can delete the cookies on your computer at any time. It is suggested that you do so, only if you are convinced that you do not want the site to be adapted to your preferences and in case you wish that the site does not recognize you in repeated entries to sections of the site that require registration. Since cookies sometimes prevent you from having to enter usernames and passwords, do not delete them unless you are convinced that you have first recorded all the information necessary to use the site in a safe place.

Data Security

Acum implements information security systems and procedures on the website. While these systems and procedures reduce the risks of unauthorized access to Acum’s computers, they are not completely secure. Therefore, Acum does not guarantee that the services on the website will be absolutely immune from unauthorized access to the information stored in them.

Right to review information

According to the Privacy Protection Law, תשמ”א – 1981, every person has the right to review by himself, or by his attorney authorized in writing or by a guardian, the information about him that is held in a database. A person who browsed through their personal information on the database and found out that the information is not correct, complete, clear or updated, may contact the owner of the database with a request to correct or delete the information. If the owner of the database refuses, he must inform the requester of this in the manner and way set forth in the regulations. The information requester may appeal against the refusal of the owner of the database to allow inspection and/or to correct or delete information, in the manner and way set forth in the regulations.

In addition, if the information in the Acum databases is used for the purpose of contacting you personally, based on your belonging to a population group, determined according to one or more characterizations of people whose names are included in the database (“contact by direct mail”), then you are entitled according to the Privacy Protection Law, תשמ”א – 1981, to demand in writing that the information relating to you be deleted from the database. Acum will in this case only delete information it needs to contact you with commercial offers as mentioned above.

Please note that deleting information may prevent you from continuing to receive services from the website. Information necessary for Acum to manage its business – including documentation of commercial and other actions you performed on the site – will continue to be kept by Acum according to law, but will no longer be used for contacting you. If within 30 days you do not receive a notification that the information that Acum was asked to delete was indeed deleted according to this section, you will have the right to apply to a court in the manner stipulated in the regulations under the Privacy Protection Law, so as to order Acum to act as stated.

Changes to the privacy policy

Acum may change, from time to time, the instructions of the privacy policy. If substantial changes are made to this policy to the instructions regarding the use of the personal information you provided, a notice will be published on the website. We recommend that you check the privacy policy from time to time.