Terms of Use

Welcome to The International Portal of Teacher Education site (hereafter: the site), of The MOFET Institute – A School of Research, Curriculum, and Program Development for Teacher Educators (hereafter: MOFET).

Please note! Use of the site is subject to the Terms of Use, and is considered agreement to the Terms of Use.

  1. Right to Use
    Use of the site is limited to personal and academic purposes, and is prohibited for any commercial purpose, such as creation of academic data banks, electronic, printed or otherwise, commercial information services, etc. In addition, users of the site are not permitted to distribute the information appearing on the site to a broad circulation.
  2. Copyrights
    Copyrights for the site and for the data appearing on the site, including its design and the graphic elements of the site, belong to MOFET or to a third party that has given MOFET permission to use it. Fair personal use of the site is reserved for the user, subject to these Terms of Use and to the law, and not for commercial use.
  3. Links
    MOFET is not responsible for the content of sites linked to its site, and to the quality of service they provide. It will not be held responsible in any way concerning these linked sites. The links existing on the site are not to be considered recommendations to use them. They appear on the site only for the convenience of the user.
  4. Content that Users Submit to the Site
    The site publishes content originated by the users of the site. This content is published in the areas designated for it, for example, reactions to the public material (comments), permitting the user to insert his content into the site. Submitting material for publication on the site does not give the user the right to demand that the material be published or that it continue to be published.

    MOFET encourages freedom of speech and fruitful discussion on the site, with the active participation of the users. At the same time, in order to permit cultural and substantive dialogue and to avoid exploitation of the possibilities open to the user to be expressed on the site, MOFET has the right to examine content before publication. Such examinations are only in order to attempt to prevent publication of verbal abuse, threats, vulgarity and/or content that may be illegal, and without the need to use legal opinion.

    MOFET is not responsible for this content, and the sole responsibility for the content or its implications, rests with the user who submitted it for publication. This content does not express MOFET’s opinion or its position and publication is not a guarantee of its validity, reliability, accuracy or legality.

    Upon sending or submitting material for publication on the site, the user takes full and exclusive responsibility for all results stemming from the publication. The user must ensure that the material is legal. Among other things and as an example, the following content is prohibited from publication:
    - All content known to be untrue, mistaken or distorted;
    - All content which harms or breaches property rights of others – including copyright and commercial logos;
    - All pornographic or other sexually deviant content;
    - All content concerning minors and identifying them, their personal details, their place of residence and the methods of communicating with them;
    - All computer software, password or application containing computer virus, including the well-known Trojan Horse software, Worms, Vandals, malicious applications, etc.
    - Passwords, user names and other details, which allow use of computer software, digital files, internet sites or services which require registration or payment, without registration or payment as mentioned;
    - All content considered malicious to another person, or which invades his privacy or harms his good name;
    - All content that directly identifies other people, without their having approved publication of their identity;
    - All content of a bothersome, insulting, hostile, threatening or vulgar nature;
    - Content that includes or encourages racism or improper discrimination on the basis of race, origin, skin color, ethnic group, nationality, religion, gender, employment, sexual orientation, illness, physical or mental disability, beliefs, political orientation or socio-economic position;
    - Content that encourages execution of a criminal offense or may be the basis for a claim or for civic responsibility;
    - All content that might mislead the consumer;
    - All content with an advertising or commercial character;
    - All content that negates the accepted practices for use of the internet or that could cause damage or harm to internet users;
    - All content that is blocked by the need for a password and is not freely available to all internet users;
    - MOFET has the right to reject publication or to immediately delete all material submitted by a user for publication at any time if the material is found to breach the Terms of Use or if it has acted or harmed or might cause harm to the services offered on the site, to the site’s users, to MOFET or to someone in MOFET’s behalf. In addition, MOFET will be entitled, in such cases, to prevent the user from publishing further content on the site. The instructions in this paragraph are in addition to MOFET’s rights according to law;
    - If MOFET decides to publish material submitted by a user, it is entitled to edit and/or shorten the material at its discretion;
    - The content submitted by a user for publication on the site will be available to all internet users. The user should behave with prudence and caution when submitting personal details (for example, home address and telephone number) and should be careful of reactions or approaches he receives following use of the site or the publication of his personal details.

  5. Responsibility
    MOFET is in no way responsible for defects and/or faults and/or any type of error in the material appearing on the site.

    MOFET is no way responsible, directly or indirectly, for any damage and/or loss, direct or indirect, deriving from use of the site and/or its content or deriving from the inability to use the site, for whatever reason. In addition, the aforementioned will not be held responsible for software damage and other damage if it was caused as a result of use of the site.

    MOFET has no obligation that the site and/or its use, fulfills or will fulfill the needs of the user, and will not be held responsible for suiting the information to the needs of the user.

    Use of material found on the site is not considered a substitute for professional or other consultation, and dependence on the content is the sole responsibility of the user. Material appearing on the site should not be used without activating professional opinion and without first examining the material.

    In the event that there is a deviation between the content found on the site and the material published in official publications, the material in the official publications will be the accepted version.

  6. Judgment Authority
    This agreement will be subject only to the laws of the State of Israel. It will not be subject to the international law determined within.

    The court of law authorized to judge in any argument between the parties, including arguments concerning use of the site and/or concerning the Terms of Use will be the authorized court located in the city of Tel Aviv, Israel.


Privacy Policy

MOFET has great respect for the privacy of the users of its International Portal of Teacher Education (hereafter: the site), produced by The MOFET Institute – A School of Research, Curriculum, and Program Development for Teacher Educators (hereafter: MOFET).

The following conditions will inform you of the privacy policy acceptable on the site.

  1. Registration for Services
    Some of the services offered on the site require registration. When registering you will be asked to submit personal information, such as your e-mail address or credit card details. The fields that you are obligated to fill in will be clearly marked. If these obligatory fields are not filled in, you will not be able to register for services requiring registration.
  2. The Data Bank
    The e-mail address that you submit upon registration for services on the site, will be saved in MOFET’s data bank. You are not required by law to submit this information, but without it you will not be able to use these services.
  3. Use of the Data
    During your use of the site, data about you, such as your e-mail address, the pages you read, the materials you viewed, etc., may accumulate. MOFET is entitled to use this data only in accordance with this Privacy Policy or in accordance with legal instruction – and this only for the purposes listed below:
    1. To improve and to enrich the services and content found on the site as well as to create new services and content that will satisfy the requirements and expectations of the users, and to change or cancel existing services and content. MOFET will use this information mainly as statistical data and will not identify the user.
    2. MOFET is permitted to occasionally send you, by e-mail, information concerning its services or marketing and advertising materials, whether they are MOFET’s own publications or material received by MOFET from others advertisers. You can request to be removed from the mailing list at any time. MOFET will not submit your personal information to any advertisers.
    3. To contact you (if necessary) or for analysis and submission of statistical information to a third party. This information will not personally identify you.
    4. For any other purpose detailed in the Privacy Policy or in the Terms of Use of relevant services on the site.
  4. Submission of Information to a Third Party
    MOFET will not transfer to third parties any personal details and data accumulated concerning your activities on the site (if these details and data personally identify you), except in the following cases:
    1. Upon your purchase of products and services from commercial content partners on the site, or upon participation in the content activities of a third party, or in activities coordinated by MOFET and a third party and presented on the site. In these situations, these partners will be given the information they require in order to complete the acquisition process, to organize of the relevant content and to keep in touch with you.
    2. In the event that you breach the Terms of Use of the site or if you perform activities on the site, or connected to it, that are viewed as contrary to law, or if you attempt to perform such activities, MOFET will be entitled to submit your data as required.
    3. If MOFET receives a. legal summons instructing it to submit your personal details or information about you to a third party.
    4. In the event of any disagreement, argument, claim, demand or legal proceedings that may occur between you and MOFET.
  5. Data Security
    MOFET implements systems and procedures on the site to secure the data. Although these procedures and systems reduce the danger of unauthorized penetration to MOFET’s computers, they are not totally secure. Therefore, MOFET does not guarantee that the services on the site will be completely immune to unauthorized access of the materials stored in it.
  6. Changes in Privacy Policy
    MOFET has the right to occasionally change the instructions of the Privacy Policy. If significant changes are made to the policy, and to the instructions concerning the use of personal information that you submitted, a notice will be posted on the Home Page of the site.