Welcome to the “Point of Zion” website operated by the “Nekudat Zion” association – to strengthen and preserve the heritage of IDF soldiers throughout the generations (580728046 “The Site” and “The Association“, respectively).
The mandatory documents are drafted in the masculine form for convenience only, but they apply to all genders.
You are requested to read the binding documents carefully, as they define your rights and obligations in relation to the use of the Website. The binding documents apply to the use of the Site through any computer or other communication device (such as smartphones, smart watches, tablets, etc.).
In binding documents, the term “content” or “content” means any literal, visual, audio or any combination thereof (such as audiovisual videos) or any part thereof as well as designs, their processing, editing and the way they are presented.
About the site in a nutshell
On the site you can view testimonies and memories of IDF soldiers who no longer serve in compulsory or permanent service (“IDF soldiers“), as well as upload original content and share memories of your military service. The site is a digital social platform that enables IDF soldiers throughout the generations to share their personal stories and weave together a full network of authentic and reliable testimonies. The organization has the sole discretion to decide what content will be displayed on the site, the length of time it will be displayed, its location and design, and any other matter related to them.
Use of the Site
Viewing of the site is not blocked by age, but the association designates the content to those over the age of 15.
If you are under the age of 18, you may create a profile on the site and upload content to the site only if the organization has received a signed consent form from your parents. The Site, its contents and services may not be used in a manner other than that specified in the rules below, unless you have received the express consent of the Association to do so, in advance in writing, and subject to the terms of that consent. The use of the Website is for private purposes only and for non-commercial purposes, unless explicitly stated otherwise;
You may not copy and use, or allow others to copy and use, in any other way the content from the Site, including on other websites and applications, electronic publications, print publications, etc., for any other purpose;
It is forbidden to activate or enable the operation of any computer application or any other means, including programs such as Robots, Crawlers, etc., for the purpose of searching, scanning, copying or automatically retrieving content from the Site. In this regard, it is forbidden to create or use such means for the purpose of creating a compilation, collection or database that will contain content or information from the Site;
You may not link to the Site and the content on the Site from any source that contains pornographic content, content that encourages racism or wrongful discrimination, or content that is against the law, or that encourages illegal activity, or whose publication is against the law; The Association will not bear any responsibility for any damage caused as a result of any link to content originating on the Site and from any presentation or publication of content in any other way. You bear full and exclusive responsibility for any linking, presentation or publication of the content, made by you and undertake to indemnify the association for any damage caused as a result.
Providing details and uploading content
Opening a profile on the site involves registering and providing personal information and identifiers, such as full name, active email address and other details as needed. As explained above, opening a profile on the site for those under the age of 18 is also possible to obtain a consent form signed by the parents.
You may be required to actively and explicitly confirm your consent to the terms of the binding documents or part thereof. You may complete the registration in any of these cases after providing the requested details during the course of the process and after obtaining your consent to all the binding documents, or to any of them. You must provide only correct, accurate and complete details. Providing incorrect information may prevent you from using the full features of the Site and its services. It is clarified that your use of the Site, your participation in it, the delivery of content by you to the Site (insofar as you provide), and any use by the Company of the content you have provided, will not entitle you to monetary consideration or any other benefit.
The association encourages freedom of expression and the existence of relevant content on the site, with the active participation of you and the other users of the site. At the same time, in order to enable the existence of a cultural and substantive discourse and to prevent the abuse of the open possibilities to express oneself on the site, or to use its services, the association may check the content before and after its publication on the site. Such checks will be carried out solely to try to prevent the publication of content that is illegal on its face, or otherwise inappropriate. Accordingly, the site administration may at any time make an independent decision regarding the removal of offensive or illegal materials.
By uploading content to the site, you grant the organization unlimited permission in time and place, to use the content you have uploaded, including but not limited to advertising the site on various platforms. If you would like the content you have uploaded to the Site to be removed from it or related posts, please contact us at the firstname.lastname@example.org email address, stating your full name, the content you would like to be removed, and the date the content was uploaded – as far as is known.
Content that is prohibited for publication on the site
You are responsible for the content you submit to the Site. You must ensure that this content is legal and appropriate. Among other things and for the sake of example only, you must refrain from submitting for publication on the site, or through the site –
Reporting inappropriate or infringing content
The association encourages and maintains a fruitful and cultural discourse on the site, using proper language and respecting the rights of the participants in the community and any other person. The association respects the intellectual property rights of others, and asks users of the site to do the same.
If you encounter any inappropriate posting on the Site, or if you believe that certain content appearing on the Site infringes your copyright, or copyright that you represent, please contact us in writing using the contact form: https://nekudat-zion.org/contact-us/or by e-mail to: email@example.com
Your request must include the following information:
If your inquiry relates to copyright infringement, your request must include the following information:
After receiving your inquiry, the association may contact you to provide it with additional information for the purpose of investigating your complaint.
The association does not undertake to remove any content that is claimed to be inappropriate. The Association may change the said arrangement at any time at its sole discretion, or in accordance with the requirements of the law. Any action that the association chooses to take following the receipt of a complaint does not constitute an admission that the content is appropriate or inappropriate.
Similarly, any user of the site, who believes that his copyright or the copyright he represents has been infringed, may report infringing content to the organization, even if he is not a registered user. The association will review the allegedly infringing content and will consider removing it or blocking access to it only if it believes it is indeed infringing a third party’s copyright. It should be emphasized that the association does not undertake to remove any content that is claimed to be infringing on copyright. The association may change the said arrangement at any time at its sole discretion, or in accordance with the requirements of the law. Any action that the association will take following the receipt of a complaint does not constitute an admission of the existence or non-existence of copyright infringement.
When using the Site, you may find links to various pages and content on the web. Most of the content to which the links will be addressed is not published by the association, or on its behalf, and the association does not control or supervise them. The fact that the site links to such content does not indicate the association’s consent to their content and does not constitute a guarantee of their reliability, up-to-dateness, legality, the practices of the content owners in the field of privacy and any other aspect involved in their operation. You may find that this content does not suit your needs, or you object to their content, or believe that they are outrageous, irritating, inappropriate, illegal or immoral. The association is not responsible for the content to which the links lead and is not responsible for any consequence caused by their use or reliance on them. The Association does not guarantee that the links found on the Site will be intact and will lead you to an active web page and it may remove from the Site links that were previously included therein, or refrain from adding new links – all at its absolute discretion.
All copyrights and intellectual property rights in the Site, in the services provided therein and in the content contained therein belong solely to the Association, or to other third parties (including users of the Site who upload content to it), who have permitted the Organization to use them. You may not copy, distribute, publicly perform, transmit, make available to the public, modify, process, create derivative works from, sell or rent any part of the above, whether by you or through or in collaboration with a third party, in any way or by any means, whether electronic, computerized, mechanical, optical, photographic or recording means, or by any other means and way, without obtaining the prior written consent of the Association or the other rights holders, As the case may be and subject to the terms of the consent (insofar as it is given).
The word “responsibility” also refers to the responsibility of the association’s employees, managers and those acting on its behalf or on its behalf. The use of the Site and any content, or service therein, will be done at your sole and full responsibility and the Association will not be liable for any direct or indirect damage (including physical or mental damages) caused to you or anyone on your behalf or to any other third party, including any loss, loss or expense, related to or arising directly or indirectly with the Site and any content and service contained therein. Some of the content on the site may include testimonies and excerpts that include graphic descriptions of war content, which may be difficult to view, cause difficulty or be a trigger. Although the organization will endeavor to filter such content and reserves the right not to upload such materials and to remove them at any time, the organization does not take responsibility and cannot expect that the organization will completely remove content that may be difficult to view. The content and services on the site are provided for use “as is” and cannot be adapted to the needs of each and every person.
You will have no claim, suit or demand against the Association in respect of the features of the content, the services and the Site, their capabilities, limitations, the rules that apply to them and their suitability for you and your needs. The Association does not guarantee that the services and content of the Site will not be interrupted, will be provided regularly or without interruptions, will take place safely and without errors, and will be immune from unauthorized access to the Association’s computers and databases, or against damages, malfunctions, malfunctions or failures – all in hardware, software, communication lines and systems, at the Association or at any of its suppliers.
Changes and discontinuation of activity
You may not transfer or assign rights under the binding agreements without obtaining the prior written consent of the Association. The Association may transfer its rights in the Site or any part thereof to any third party, at its absolute discretion, provided that such third party accepts the Association’s obligations to you according to the binding documents.
Last updated: January 2023.