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Are there Registration Requirements?

Under the provisions of the Protection of Privacy Law, 5741-1981, most databases are required to be formally registered in the database registry. Among these, are databases that meet one of the following Conditions:

  • The database contains data relating to more than 10,000 individuals.
  • The database contains sensitive data (see: “What are the Definitions for Personal Data and Sensitive Data?”).
  • The database contains data relating to individuals that was neither delivered by them or on their behalf, nor was it collected with their consent.
  • The database belongs to a public body (as defined by the Law).
  • The database is used to provide direct mailing services (see: “Are there Rules for Direct Marketing?”).