Friends of AKIM USA

Privacy Policy

The information on this website is provided by Friends of AKIM. While we try to keep the information as accurate as possible, we do not imply any warranty or representation about its accuracy or completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose. By using the Friends of AKIM website you assume full responsibility for using the information at this site, and you understand and agree that Friends of AKIM is neither responsible nor liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use. The mention of specific products, services, or providers at this site does not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by Friends of AKIM, unless it is explicitly stated.

Links Referenced Out of the Site

Friends of AKIM does not endorse, and is not responsible for the content of any web sites you reach through an external link, all of which are all maintained by others. If you try one of these links you will leave the Friends of AKIM website, but can return with your browser’s “back” button.

Trademark, Copyright and Restrictions on Use

This site and its contents are subject to copyright. The copyright is owned by Friends of AKIM, or in the case of some material, a third party. You may view this site and its contents using your web browser and electronically copy and print hard copies of parts of this site solely for personal, non-commercial use. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of the content of this site is strictly prohibited.

This site includes registered trademarks, and other trademarks that are otherwise protected by law. Except as expressly authorized, the use or misuse of any of these trademarks is strictly prohibited.

Applicable Law

This site is created and controlled by Friends of AKIM. Your use of this site is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the United States of America. Disputes arising from your use of this site are exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in this country.

This site may be accessed throughout the United States and overseas. Friends of AKIM makes no representations that the content of this site complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside the United States. If you access this site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the site.

Privacy Policy

Friends of AKIM cares about your privacy, and for this reason, carefully controls the information you provide to us when you visit our website.

  • Ways We Use Personal Information You Send to UsIf you elect to contact Friends of AKIM via email or through the Friends of AKIM website, the information you provide will not be sold to any third parties. In all other respects, Friends of AKIM does not collect personal information without your knowledge. Please note that when you contact Friends of AKIM through this website, the information you send will not be encrypted unless otherwise noted. Therefore, people who are actively attempting to intercept web transmissions may be able to read information you send to us. However, we have installed a number of security measures to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. Once the information is sent to our sites, it is kept on a separate database not available to users on the Internet and protected to the fullest extent reasonably possible.We may use your personal information, with the assistance of third parties, to track the effectiveness of our website efforts and to generate health care related materials. Additionally, we may disclose information when legally compelled to do so.
  • Why We Pay Attention to How You Use Our Web SiteIn order to understand how you use our web site, we analyze our website’s traffic. In this process, we track which pages you visit and in what order, how you entered the site and how long you remain here. We never associate this information with your personal identity or any individually identifiable information about your computer system.This information is used in aggregate to help us improve our site and make it more useful to you.
  • How We Collect Information on Your Use of This SiteThe Friends of AKIM website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how our web site is used. A “cookie” is a small line of text that is stored with your web browser when you visit a cookie-enabled web site. The text may contain a random identification code or user preferences. Your browser has options that allow you to control whether the browser accepts cookies, rejects cookies or notifies you each time a cookie is sent to you. Cookies help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by visitors to our web sites as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our web sites and evaluate our web site visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual e-mail address or any personally identifying information about you.

Donation Refund Policy

If you have made an error in making your donation or change your mind about contributing to Friends of AKIM, we will honor your request for a refund made within 15 days of your donation. To request a refund, please contact us. Refunds are returned using the original method of payment. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.

Contacting Friends of AKIM

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of the Friends of AKIM website, or your interaction with the Friends of AKIM website, please contact us.

What's New at AKIM

Yossi Zvi, was elected as the new chairman of Friends of Akim Israel. Zvi has been in senior management positions in the business sector for the past 30 years and has headed a real estate and mall management company in recent years. “When I was asked to accept the position, I did not hesitate. I felt that now was my time to contribute and allow people to live a better life, “said Yossi Zvi at the meeting.
In 2020 Akim opened 7 new apartments in the community: in Kfar Saba, Karmiel, Yavne, and Rehovot.
AKIM Israel serves as guardian for more than 1,500 persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, regardless of their faith, ethnic background, age or sex
Rabbi Dr. Benyamin (Benny) Lau, who was elected on Sunday, June 20th, 2021, to be the new Chairman of Akim Israel, unanimously by the organization’s General Assembly members. Rabbi Benny Lau will serve as Chairman of Akim in place of Admiral (R) Ami Ayalon, who served in the position for 11 years, years in which he led significant processes in the organization, from establishing it as a human-focused organization, working to hear the voices of people with intellectual disabilities and to lead actions of the policy change and assimilation of positive attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities and their inclusion into Israeli society.