PRIVACY POLICY

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 (www.ashot.co.il), 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 info@ashot.co.il

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 info@ashot.co.il 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

Adv. Arik Safran

Legal Counsel

Adv. Arik Safran serves as the General Counsel of Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd., and of the American subsidiary, Reliance Gear.
Arik joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2020. Arik brings with him extensive managerial and legal experience, both as Assistant to the CEO and General Counsel in the civil market as well as Assistant to the CEO and, later, Professional Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology and at the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Services. Prior to that, Arik worked as an attorney in leading law firms.
Arik holds a BA in Law and Psychology from the University of Haifa and an MBA with a specialization in Strategy, Marketing and Entrepreneurship from Tel Aviv University. Arik has been licensed to practice law by the Israel Bar Association since 2010.

Nathalie Eliyahu

VP Human Resources and Administration

Ms. Nathalie Eliyahu serves as VP of Human Resources and Administration at Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd.
Natalie joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2018, bringing with her rich and significant experience in human resource management and organizational development. In her most recent position, she served as Human Resources Manager at the Central Sales and Distribution Company of the CBC Group.
Nathalie holds an MA in Organizational Consulting and Development from the College of Management Academic Studies, and a BA in Business Administration from the Ruppin Academic Center.

Amit Moshe

VP Operations

Mr. Amit Moshe serves as the VP of Operations at Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd. Amit joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2009 and has since served in a number of key positions such as Deputy Manager of Internal Procurement and Subcontracting, and Production Manager until his appointment to his current position in 2020. Amit holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ben Gurion University and an Executive MBA degree from Bar Ilan University

Yair Kaufman

VP Finance and Control

Mr. Yair Kaufman serves as VP of Finance and Control at Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd. and as a Director of the American subsidiary, Reliance Gear.
Yair joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2019, bringing nearly 20 years of experience in financial management, control, contracts and sales, including management of Foreign Military Financing (FMF) at a number of companies in Israel and in the US for the Elbit Systems Group.
Yair is a Certified Public Accountant. He holds a BA degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Haifa and an MBA degree with a specialization in Financial Management and Financing from Tel Aviv University.

Shai Avrahami

Director of Engineering

Mr. Shai Avrahami was appointed Manager of the Military Business Unit at Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd. in 2021.
Shai joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2008, at the beginning of his career he served as Manager of the Assembly Department and later on as Manager of the Continuous Tracks projects.
Before joining Ashot, Shai held a variety of officer positions in the Technology and Maintenance Corps’ Land Force, including Engines Commander, Paratroopers Brigade’s Technology and Maintenance Corps officer, Workshop Commander, and more.
Shai holds a BA degree in Logistics from Sapir College and an MBA degree from Peres Academic Center.

Ron Pirostela

Director of the Aviation Business Unit

Mr. Ron Pirostela serves as the VP of Marketing and Business Development as well as the Head of the Aviation Division at Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd.
Ron joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2008, and held the position of Head of Aviation Project Management until 2018, when he was appointed to his current position. Ron, a former officer in Israel Air Force's Technical Branch, has held a wide range of positions as a commander of technical units at Air Force bases, military staff positions, commander of a techno-logistics unit, and more. Ron completed his 26-year service at IAF with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Ron holds a BA degree in Logistics from the Open University and a MA degree in Public Administration from Bar Ilan University.

Moshe Tamam

VP Quality Assurance, Safety and Supply Chain

Mr. Moshe Tamam serves as VP of Quality Assurance, Safety and Supply Chain at Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd.
Moshe joined Ashot Ashkelon in 2018 after 29 years of service in the IDF, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Moshe brings with him extensive experience in performing senior positions in the areas of development, production, quality and project management in IDF’s Land Technology Division as well as in IDF’s Experiments Unit.
Moshe holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University and a combined Master's degree in Management and Safety Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.

Yehuda Hadrian

Director of Engineering

Mr. Yehuda Hadrian has been the Director of Engineering at Ashot Ashkelon Industries since 2017.
Yehuda joined Ashot Ashkelon in 1978, and since then has served in key positions in the field of production and engineering, including Manager of Procurement, of the Operations Division and of the Technologies Division in the Company. Yehuda leads all of the Company's engineering and technological activities and has extensive experience in starting new projects from the point of view of engineering, problem solving and providing engineering solutions to the Company's customers.
Yehuda holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion in Haifa.

Eliyahu Damari

Company CEO

Mr. Eliyahu (Eli) Damari has been the CEO of Ashot Ashkelon and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American subsidiary, Reliance Gear, since 2019.
Eli began his career as an engineer, progressing through many and varied positions in the company, reaching the position of VP of Operations in 2002 until 2016. In the years 2016 - 2019 Eli served as CEO of the Olympia Advanced Metal Industries Group. Eli has extensive technological and managerial experience, and over the years has led complex company projects at the operational and engineering level, including the implementation of advanced logistics and engineering management systems in the Company.
Eli holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University and an MBA degree from Ben-Gurion University.