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Privacy Policy


The Temple Mount Sifting Project

This Privacy Policy was last modified on and is effective as of July 7th, 2015.

The Temple Mount Sifting Project (TMSP) of the Israel Archaeology Foundation (IAF) knows that you care how Personal Information about you is collected, used, shared and stored. “Personal Information” means information which personally identifies you or another.

This Privacy Policy explains what Personal Information will be collected by the TMSP when you donate to our project via our Website:, how Personal Information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of Personal Information.

This Privacy Policy should be read along with our Terms of Use which published on our Website. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at the details at the bottom line of this website.

Personal Information We Collect or You May Provide

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your telephone number
  • Ship-to information
  • Your billing name and address
  • Your PayPal e-mail address
  • Your bank account information.

We may display personal testimonials of satisfied users on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us.


How We Use Your Personal Information

  • To send you research updates and newsletters (if you chose to receive them).
  • To conduct research and analyze data to improve our Service and our communications with our contributors.


How We Share Your Personal Information with Third Parties

  • We will not share or sell your personal information with third parties, besides in the following instances:
  • As required by law, such as to comply with reporting requirements, a subpoena, or similar legal process.
  • In connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity or as we believe reasonably necessary to protect or enforce our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others.
  • We use your name, email and shipping address for delivery of Gifts.


How We Store and Protect Your Personal Information

We may store Personal Information in locations outside our direct control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). Credit card numbers are never stored on our database or servers.

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at


Compromise of Personal Information

We will promptly notify those persons whose Personal Information is compromised. Notwithstanding, TMSP does not accept liability for any unintentional disclosure or a disclosure that occurs due to a security breach of our systems or facilities.


User Access and Choice

You may, of course, decline to submit Personal Information to us; in which case, you may not be able to join our mailing list. If your Personal Information changes, you may correct, update, amend, remove, or ask to have it removed by making the change on our website, or by contacting the email address listed above. We will retain your Personal Information for as long as our campaign is active, or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. The TMSP does not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, please use our Service with adult supervision. If you are under 13, please do not send any Personal Information to us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.


English Language

The English version of this Privacy Policy governs. All disputes, claims and causes of action (and related proceedings) will be communicated in English.