(hereafter “the website” is owned by The Council for Higher Education ( hereafter “CHE”) and is operated by third parties for CHE.

Council for Higher Education
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CHE respects the privacy of visitors and users of the website. If you have questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices, and/or if you wish to review or request a copy of your personal information, please contact us:

The types of information we collect

General website visitors: In general, CHE collects non-identifiable and anonymous information for statistical purposes. The CHE collects statistical data on users for purposes such as website maintenance, user experience improvement, improvement of the services provided by the website and information security.

CHE does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via email, or by using an electronic form, or enquiring about any of our services. In these circumstances, the personal information that you give us will only be used to provide the information or service you have requested and may be storied in CHE databases.

Where you request more information via electronic form

CHE may collect the following personal information when you request more information from us:

Email address
Mailing Address
Academic interests
Contact preferences


The website uses Cookies and other technologies (by the CHE and third parties) to collect and store statistical information while the user is on the site.

Most browsers will allow Users to erase cookies from their computer’s hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if a User blocks or erases cookies their online experience on the website may be limited.

How we get the information and why we have it

As stated, the CHE collects information on the site for the following purposes:

  • Improve web services and user experience
  • Statistical information
  • Information security or technical risk management
  • Compliance such as for crime prevention and prosecution and assertion of intellectual property rights and those of Users and others

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

To receive additional information from CHE by email
To request a digital copy of the Israel Academia Magazine
To request a print copy of the Israel Academia Magazine
To request additional information from Universities and Academic Institutions in Israel by email

We use the information that you have given us in order to:

Send you email newsletters and personalised communications about higher education in Israel from the CHE, where you have requested it
Fulfil your request for a print or digital copy of the Israel Academia Magazine
Process your request for additional information from Academic Institutions in Israel

The use of your information will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy and the applicable law.

The CHE will not pass your personal information on to third parties, except in the cases listed below:

  • In the event of a legal dispute between you and CHE that will require the disclosure of your details
  • If you perform illegal actions on the site, or as required by law
  • When you request additional information from specific Universities and Academic Institutions we may share your information with them to fulfil your request. In this case your personal information shall be governed by the privacy policies of the institutions you have requested information from:
  1. Weizmann Institute of Science –
  2. Bar Ilan University –
  3. IDC –
  4. Haifa –
  5. Technion –
  6. Ariel –
  7. BGU –
  8. Hebrew U –
  9. TAU –

We rely on your consent to process this information. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us using the details above

How we store your personal information

The data collected by the CHE may be stored in a the database. The user of the website agrees and confirms that the information provided to the CHE or collected by the CHE through the website will be stored in the CHE databases; The user acknowledges that the information was provided of his own free will, without any legal obligation to do so.

The CHE invests reasonable efforts to protect users and the information collected about them from unauthorized access to information, from unauthorized alteration of the information and from its disclosure or deletion. To this end, the CHE implements an information security system on the website. While this system reduces the risks of unauthorized intrusion, it does not provide complete security against these risks. Therefore, CHE does not warrant that the information collected by it through the website will be completely immune from unauthorized access to the above information

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Changes to this policy

The CHE may update and / or change and / or delete and / or add any part of the Privacy Policy (in whole or in part), from time to time without prior notice, at the sole and absolute discretion of the CHE. Such changes in the privacy policy will take effect immediately upon their publication on the site.

In any case where changes or updates are made to the provisions of the Privacy Policy, a notice will be published on the website.