Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Terms of Use
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for Jewishsoulsearch Services

This agreement and privacy policy was last updated on August 13, 2018.

Jewishsoulsearch is an online personals, dating and matchmaking service and is designed as a way for single Jewish adults to meet each other (the “Service”). The Service is provided by Ponka Wonka Ltd. hereinafter referred to as Jewishsoulsearch, whose principal office is located in Israel. “We”, “Us” and “Our” means Ponka-wonka or any successor or assign of Ponka-wonka.

“You”, “Your”, “Yourself” refers to the person who registers for the Service, accepts this Agreement and whose membership of the Service is accepted by Jewishsoulsearch.

Please read this agreement carefully. This “Agreement” is between You, and Us. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions do not proceed with registration. By using the Service you agree to be bound by this Agreement, including all amendments made to date.

Rights to use
Your right to use the Service is subject to any limitations, conditions and restrictions established by us from time to time, in our sole discretion. We may deny, suspend, alter or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time, including the availability of any Service feature, database or content at our sole discretion. We may also impose limits on certain features and aspects of the Service or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability.

By registering you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old, not married (either civilly or religiously), are Jewish (or in a recognized conversion program) and that you have the authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement. You have not embraced, chosen or subscribed to any other religion, including Messianic Judaism or Hebrew Christianity.

Registration for the Service is for your sole, personal use. You may not allow others to use your membership nor may you transfer or assign Your account to any other person or entity.

Code of Conduct
You agree to use the Service in accordance with the following Code of Conduct:

(a) You will not impersonate any person or entity; (b) You will not alter any communication on, to or from Jewishsoulsearch to disguise the origin of the communication;
(c) You will keep all information provided to you through the Service as private and confidential and will not give such information to any person or entity without the permission of the person who provided it to you;
(d) You will not use the Service to engage in any form of “stalking” or harassment or offensive behavior;
(e) You will not post, publish or display any communications, photos, videos, audio recordings which contain libelous, slanderous, abusive, inaccurate, profane, racially or sexually offensive or defamatory statements, or racist, pornographic, obscene, or offensive language or images;
(f) You will not forward chain letters through the Service nor spam or junk Email;
(g) You will not incorporate, frame, iframe or mirror any part of the Service in any other website without express written permission from Jewishsoulsearch.
(h) You will not express or imply that any statements You make are endorsed by Us.
(i) You will not use the Service to infringe the privacy rights, property rights, or any other rights of any person;
(j) You will not post messages, pictures or recordings or use the Service in any way which violates, plagiarizes or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any copyright or trade-mark law, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights, or is fraudulent or otherwise unlawful or violates any law; and
(k) You will not use the Service to distribute, promote or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.
(l) You will not use the Service to cause anything that might cause harm to the Service, or any Jewishsoulsearch systems or to other members’ systems in any way;
(m) You will not interfere with or cause a disruption of any Service, server or network connected to Jewishsoulsearch;
(n) You will not use any robot, spider site search application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine,” harvest or in any way copy, reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service or its contents;
(o) You will not post or transmit in any manner any contact information including, but not limited to, email addresses, “instant messenger” nicknames, telephone numbers, postal addresses, URLs, or full names through your publicly posted information;
(p) You will not use any device such as “meta tags” or any code that references Us and may cause any user or potential user to visit a site other than Ours.
(q) You will not post, publish or display any text, communications, photos, videos, audio recordings which are meant to convert, proselytize or encourage members towards any faith other than Judaism.
(r) You will not copy or duplicate any information from the Service nor will you post print or cause to be published any content or information from the service. This includes on social media and any other website or platform beit digital or print.

(s) You will upload a photo of yourself that is a true representation of your likeness similar to an official ID or passport photo.

Users of the Service may become “Free Members”. Free members are allowed access to a specific level of the Service’s features and are not charged by us for the use of the features they can access.

By using the services you have also agreed to our Privacy Statement. You acknowledge that
(a) We cannot ensure the security or privacy of information you provide through the Internet and your email messages, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such information by other parties;
(b) We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Service; and
(c) We cannot assume any responsibility for the content of messages sent by other users of the Service, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any communications you may receive from other users. We cannot guarantee, and assume no responsibility at all for verifying, the accuracy of the information provided by other users of the Service.

You may not use the Service for any unlawful purpose. We may refuse to grant you a username or nickname that impersonates someone else, is protected by trade-mark or proprietary law, or is vulgar or otherwise offensive, as determined by us in our sole discretion.

Monitoring of Data
We reserve the right to monitor all advertisements, public postings, private messages, chats, video and audio recordings to ensure that they conform to the content guidelines, which may be applicable from time to time.
We reserve the right to alter postings made by you to correct formatting, typos, content or any other error that we suspect has been made.

Removal of Information
While we do not and cannot review every message or other material posted or sent by users of the Service, and are not responsible for any content of these messages or materials, we reserve the right, but are not obligated, to delete, move, or edit messages or materials, including without limitation profiles, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings that we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate the Code of Conduct set out above or any applicable content guidelines, or to be otherwise unacceptable. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of profiles, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings and other materials you may upload to the Service or users of the Service.

Termination of Access to Service
We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity, or that may otherwise affect the enjoyment of the Service or the Internet by others may be grounds for termination of your access to all or part of the Service at our sole discretion, and you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

No Responsibility
You acknowledge that we are not responsible for suspension of the Service, regardless of the cause of the interruption or suspension. Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of the Service during the previous 12 months. We may discontinue or change the Service or its availability to you at any time and you may stop using the Service at any time.

Your account is private and should not be used by anyone else. You are responsible for all usage or activity on the Service by users using your password, including but not limited to use of your password by any third party. If you use the Service in a place where others may access the same computer or network you must log off of the Service when you leave the computer, clear the cache and history.

External Links
The Service may from time to time contain links to other Internet sites and resources (“External Links”). You acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and have no liability as a result of, the availability of External Links or their contents. We suggest that you review the terms of use and privacy policy of such External Links prior to use of them.

You agree to indemnify us, our officers, directors, employees, third parties and agents, from any loss or damages, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, which we may suffer from your activities on or use of the Service, including without limitation any breach by you of this Agreement or any charges or complaints made by other parties against you. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you; provided, however, that you shall remain liable for any such claim.

No Warranties
The Service is distributed on an “as is” basis. We do not warrant that this Service will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of the Service. Where permitted by law, you acknowledge that the Service is provided without any warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that use of the Service is at your own risk. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any member profile, advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service by Jewishsoulsearch, our partners or any user of the Service or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, member profile, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.

We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service by Jewishsoulsearch or any user of the Service or any other service. Your continued use of the Service now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in this Agreement, will constitute a binding acceptance by you of this Agreement, or any subsequent modifications.

The software that this service uses has pre-configured profiles. We have removed most of these profiles. If you come across any profiles that you think are “sample profiles, just report the user and we will remove them.

We may alter or change this Agreement whenever we see fit. The new Agreement will be posted on the Service or sent via electronic mail, as we may determine in our sole discretion. If you do not agree to any changes, you should terminate your use of the Service. Your continued use of the Service now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in this Agreement, will constitute a binding acceptance by you of this Agreement, or any subsequent modifications.

Disclosure and Other Communications
We and our partners reserve the right to send electronic mail to you, for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service, or of any Jewishsoulsearch related products and services. We reserve the right to disclose information about your usage of the Service and demographics in forms that do not reveal your personal identity.

And by your use of the Service, you consent to such disclosures and communications subject to the terms of our Privacy Statement.

Governing Law
This Agreement is executed and intended to be performed in Israel and the laws Israel shall govern its interpretation and effect.
If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

You do not have the right to assign this Agreement or any of your rights to the Service to anyone. Jewishsoulsearch has the right to assign any or all of its rights and duties under this Agreement or to the Service to any third party. At the election of Jewishsoulsearch, if Jewishsoulsearch?s obligations hereunder are assumed by a third party, Jewishsoulsearch shall be relieved of any and all liability under this Agreement.



Jewishsoulsearch Privacy Statement

This Statement was last updated on August 13, 2018

Jewishsoulsearch is firmly committed to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

The protection of your privacy being very important, we have adopted the following practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. From time to time, changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this site.

We do use cookies to identify traffic that comes through advertising and to facilitate a more user friendly experience. Cookies are small pieces of information that a web site places on your computer’s hard drive so we know it’s you when you visit. This helps us to create a personalized experience for you when you visit our site. The use of cookies is a very common practice on the Internet. If you are uncomfortable with this, you can disable all cookies through your browser settings. Your enjoyment of our site might be affected if you have set your browser to reject cookies.

When you register to use any Jewishsoulsearch service you will be asked for some general identifying information which will enable us to provide you with this individualized service. We gather contact information (like your email address), demographic information (like your city of residence or age). We may share some of this information for our own research purposes with our professional advisors or consultants and third party partners, however the information shared will be limited to non-personally identifying demographic information. If you choose to become a Full Member, we collect financial information (like your credit card number and expiry date). We will only use this information in the course of providing our service to you.

Once you have registered, you will be asked to create a profile (nickname and personal description). You will be asked for some personal but non-identifying information to complete your profile (i.e. whether you have dependants, height, body type, ethnicity, religion, whether you smoke, etc). This information is not linked in any way to your personally identifiable information, for other members to see. Obviously, if you provide us with a photograph or video some of your information may become personally identifiable information. We may post your photo and profile on the opening home page of the site.

We may use your contact information to send you valuable updates and timely notices of promotions and Service status reports. . We reserve the right to use your contact information at any time to advise you of any updates that may materially affect your rights or status on our site.

Your non-personally identifying demographic information is used to personalize your experience, allow other members to find you through a search, to compose your personal profile – which is associated with a pseudonymous identity you have created – and to deliver targeted advertising and promotional offers to you from external companies that are of the highest relevance to your demographic profile. Other than your Jewishsoulsearch mail box, your contact information is never available to other members or organizations.

The personally identifiable information we collect from you is used for internet review and to improve the content and functionality of our web server or customize the layout of our pages for each individual member. The specific information we collect is not shared with other organizations and we will never release your personally identifiable information to an external organization without your prior consent except for the purposes of validating credit information and collecting debts. We may disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by operation of law, which may include, but is not limited to a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Jewishsoulsearch.

Photos and video recordings posted on Jewishsoulsearch may be copied or captured by unauthorized third parties, please keep in mind that we cannot ensure protection.

We keep the information you have given us for as long as you are a member on the site or for as long as we can reasonably assume you may return to be a future user.

You can always cancel your membership by doing the following:
In the sub-menu, choose: My Profile.
Select Cancel my membership and follow the instructions.
Your membership is canceled

Our members communicate with each other through instant messages chat rooms and internal mail. While we do not, as a rule, moderate or monitor members’ private exchanges, we reserve the right to do so if we suspect users of being under 18 or of using our service for the purpose of solicitation or any other violation of our terms of use or Privacy Statement. Member submissions that appear on the public area of the site are moderated and, if necessary, we reserve the right to edit, delete, remove or not use any communication on a public area of the site.

The security of your personal information is important to us and steps are taken to ensure that the informations is not shared. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us with the information listed below.

When you inquire about advertising opportunities on our site, you will be asked for contact information and information related to your advertising objectives. This information will be used to provide you with the business information you are seeking. Your information is only shared with internal staff and the external ad representation agencies that sell media space on the site, on our behalf. Jewishsoulsearch sites may contain links to other sites not affiliated with Jewishsoulsearch. Please note that these other sites may have privacy policies that differ from those of Jewishsoulsearch. We have no control over any personal information that you provide to these sites.

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.

When you register to become an Affiliate of our site, you will be asked for contact information and information related to your site. Your information will only be used by internal staff and will never be shared with anyone external to the company other than our advisors and representatives without your consent, unless required to do so by operation of law. Your information will be used to secure your approval as an Affiliate, to facilitate communication between our two sites and to send you payment, based on your site’s performance. Each Affiliate is given a specific code which helps identify members that come to Our site.

Contacting us for privacy issues ONLY

Attn: Privacy Officer

Email: info@jewishsoulsearch.com