In accordance with the copyright laws that apply in Israel, and in accordance with international conventions, copyrights for all ministry publications, including those that are published via this service, shall belong to the State of Israel. These copyrights apply, among others, to all texts, images, illustrations, maps, music and video clips, graphics and software applications (hereinafter: protected material), unless it has been specifically stated that the copyrights for protected material belong to another entity.
Users may use protected material "fairly", in accordance with the terms determined by law. Fair use includes reasonable citations from the protected material.
When citing, as aforementioned, the person using the material shall include a reference to the source of the citation, regardless of whether or not that person is a ministry employee. Users may not distort, damage or change the protected material in any way, or perform any other action that may diminish the value of the protected material, or compromise the dignity or reputation of the copyright owner.
Subject to copyright laws, users may not copy, redistribute, rebroadcast, or publish any protected material without receiving prior, written consent from the ministry.