Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

You should not access the Ashot Ashkelon website or use our services until you have carefully read this Privacy Policy and agree to the terms and conditions described in it.

About us

This website (, including its related sub-domains (the “Website“), is operated by Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd., Israel (“Ashot” “our“, “us” or “we“).

We are a company incorporated in the State of Israel with a registered office in Ashkelon, Israel. Ashot is part of Elbit Systems organization companies and publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.  Ashot fully holds Reliance Gear Corp., a U.S. subsidiary located at Elmhurst, IL USA.

About this privacy policy

This privacy policy applies to any visitor or user (hereinafter referred to as “you” or “your“) of the Website. For any questions or requests under this privacy policy, please send us an email at

Please read this privacy policy carefully to understand how we handle your personal information. By sharing your personal information with us and by continuing to use the Website, you confirm that you have read and understood the terms of this privacy policy.

This privacy policy is divided into the following sections:

What personal information do we collect about you?

How do we use the personal information we collect about you?

What is our legal justification for using your personal information?

With whom do we share your personal information?

How do we keep your personal information secure?

How do we approach changes to this privacy policy?

How do we use cookies?

What personal information do we collect about you?

Depending on how you interact with the Website, we will collect and use any of the following information about you and we refer to this as “Personal Information” throughout this policy:

Personal information that you give to us when using the online forms provided on our Website:

When you send a message to contact us using the Website we collect the following categories of personal information: your name, company, phone number, email address, country and any other personal information you include within your message to us

Personal information that we collect about you:

Each time you visit the Website we will automatically collect any of the following information:

Technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, domain name and country which requests information, the files requested, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and

information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), time and length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and information provided when requesting further service or downloads.

How do we use the personal information we collect about you?

We will use your personal information only as necessary for any of the following purposes:

To allow you to access and use the Website;

To provide technical support;

To ensure the security of our services and our Website;

To recognize you when you return to our Website;

To ensure that the Website is functioning correctly and to monitor, investigate any bug with, and improve the Website;

To provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;

For research purposes, where data will be anonymized where possible, to improve our products and services;

To provide you with a tailored service;

To improve your user experience;

Where you become a customer, to issue invoices;

To contact relevant stakeholders;

What is our legal justification for using your personal information?

We will only use your personal information for the purposes set out in this privacy policy where we have a “legal basis” for handling it. This means that at least one of the following conditions applies in each situation where your personal information is used by us:

our use of your personal information is necessary to perform our obligations under any contract with you (for example, comply with the terms of use of our Website which you accept by browsing our website and/or to comply with our contract to provide services to or receive services from you or your employer); or

our use of your personal information is necessary for complying with our legal obligations: for example if we are requested to disclose your personal information to regulatory bodies or law enforcement authorities; or

where neither (a) nor (b) apply, use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others (for example, to ensure the security of our Website). Our legitimate interests are to:

run, grow and develop our business;

detect and prevent fraud;

operate our Website and keep our Website and IT systems secure;

conduct marketing, market research and business development;

provide goods and services to our customers, make and receive payment, provide customer services and to know the customer that we are providing services to; and

conduct internal administrative activities, as described in section 4 below.

If we rely on your consent for us to use your personal information in a particular way, but you later change your mind, you may withdraw your consent by contacting us at and we will stop doing so. However, if you withdraw your consent, this may impact the ability for us to provide services to you.

With whom do we share your personal information?

We do not sell, rent or lease your personal information to third parties. We will only share your personal information with the following recipients in the following limited circumstances:

In order to provide and maintain the Website, we will share personal information with our trusted service providers for them to deliver technical, IT, hosting, logistical or administrative services and process the data for us in accordance with our instructions, and we will verify that the recipient has appropriate security and confidentiality measures in place to protect the personal information; To the extent required or authorized by law, if we think it is necessary to comply with the law or if we need to do so to protect or defend our legal rights, or the rights of others (including to investigate and protect our users from fraudulent or unlawful use of the Website), we will share your personal information with third parties requiring information for legal reasons or third-party investigators, authorities, regulators or law enforcement bodies. Your personal information will be shared with any member of the Elbit Organization where we consider that it is in our legitimate interests to do so for internal administrative purposes (for example, ensuring consistent and coherent delivery of services to our customers, corporate strategy, compliance, auditing and monitoring, research and development and quality assurance).

We will also disclose your personal information to third parties:

where it is in our legitimate interests to do so to run, grow and develop our business:

if we sell or buy any business or assets, we will disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;

if Ashot or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by Ashot will be one of the transferred assets;

to enforce our contracts with you, to respond to any claims, to protect our rights or the rights of a third party, to protect the safety of any person or to prevent any illegal activity; or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Ashot Organization, our employees, customers, suppliers or other persons.

How do we keep your personal information secure?

The security of your personal information is of paramount importance to us. We shall use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration unauthorized disclosure or access. All information that is collected through the Website is processed on secure data servers.

In the course of the provision of your personal information to us, your personal information is likely to be transferred over the internet and/or stored on a cloud-based server. Although we make every effort to protect the personal information which you provide to us, the transmission of information over the internet and storage in a cloud-based server is not completely secure. As such, you acknowledge and accept that we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website and that any such transmission is at your own risk.

How do we approach changes to this privacy policy?

We will change this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, if we have your e-mail address, we may also, notify you by email if you will provide us your contact details in the contact us section.

How do we use cookies?

To learn more about how do we use Cookies please click here to our Cookies Policy?

The practices described in this privacy policy statement are current personal information protection policies, as of October 2020