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What Does Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds Do With Your Personal Information?


At Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds, your privacy is important to us. Therefore, we want you to understand how we collect and use the information you have provided and the steps we take to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal information. We may use personal information about you to service, maintain, and protect your account; process transactions in your account; respond to inquiries from you or your authorized representatives; develop, offer, and deliver products and services; or to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.


We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:

• Information we receive from you on customer information forms, investment forms, other account opening documents, transaction-related documents or in the course of doing business with you (ex. name, address, signature, email address, social security number, driver license or passport number, date of birth, financial information, education, employment information)
• Information about your transactions with us (ex. investment and payment history)
• Demographic information based on your affiliation with community and/or professional organizations (ex. synagogue and employment information)
• Information we obtain from third-party sources to verify your identity and to perform anti-money laundering reviews as required by law
• Information we receive based on your participation in Israel Bonds conferences and delegations (ex. passport and credit card numbers)
• Web browsing history relating to visits to Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds’ website
• Information provided to us by the State of Israel’s fiscal agent regarding Israel bonds holders and holdings
• Inferences we make about you based upon the information you provide to us or information detected through the senses (i.e.
information about someone’s height or eye color)

We may verify this information with consumer reporting agencies or other sources and add the information received to our
account information about you.


All broker/dealers need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons broker/dealers can share their customers’ personal information, the reasons Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds chooses to share, and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons We Can Share Your Personal Information: We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law. We restrict access to nonpublic personal information to employees, consultants, service providers, companies affiliated by common ownership or control, the State of Israel and the State of Israel’s fiscal agent who need to know the information to provide products and services and to process transactions on behalf of our customers, government agencies, regulatory bodies and law enforcement officials and other organizations as permitted or required by law (i.e. in response to a lawful subpoena). Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds does not share personal information about customers or former customers with any unaffiliated third parties for use in marketing the third parties’ products and services.




For our everyday business purposes such as to process transactions, maintain your account(s), or respond to court orders and legal investigations.



For our marketing purposes to offer our products and services to you



For joint marketing with other financial companies


We do not share

For the everyday business purposes of companies affiliated by common ownership or control information about your transactions and experiences



For the everyday business purposes of companies affiliated by common ownership or control information about your creditworthiness

No (we do not collect this information)

We do not share

For nonaffiliates to market to you


We do not share



Should you have any questions, please contact customer.service@israelbonds.com or 1.888.519.4111 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS - Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California residents may request that we provide to you certain categories and specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you as well as the sources of such information. You also have the right to request the deletion of some of the personal information that we possess about you. You may designate in writing, directed to the email address referenced above or to Development Corporation for Israel, Attn: Customer Service, 641 Lexington Avenue, 9th Floor, NY, NY 10022, the name and contact information of an authorized agent who is designated to make CCPA requests on your behalf. We may contact you to verify the agent designation. The information that Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds is required to provide in response to such requests, as well as the ability to delete personal information from our records, is limited by applicable laws, rules and regulations, including Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) rules that require us to maintain identifying and purchase-related information about our clients. For example, bond-purchase related information, bond holdings, identifying information we obtained from you as part of the account-opening process and information we obtained for Know Your Customer or anti-money laundering purposes may not be subject to CCPA requests for deletion. DCI shall not discriminate against any California resident who exercises his or her rights under the CCPA.


Who is providing this notice? Development Corporation for Israel (“DCI”), commonly known as Israel Bonds, is a broker dealer that sells securities issued by the State of Israel in the United States.


How does DCI protect my personal information? To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secure files.

Why can’t I limit sharing? Federal law only gives you the right to limit:

• the sharing of information about your creditworthiness with affiliated entities for their everyday business purposes
• the sharing of your information with affiliates for use in marketing to you
• the sharing of your information with nonaffiliates for use in marketing to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing


Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies. DCI does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
Joint Marketing
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products to you. DCI does not jointly market.

January 2020

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