On November 7, 2019, the Supreme Court handed down its judgement in Civil Appeal 4110/18 Jane Doe v. Kadima Science and Education for Life Ltd. (PBC).
The case deals with the question of whether a class action can be brought for causes of action pursuant to the Protection of Privacy Law, 5741-1981.
The Supreme Court held that a class action could not be brought based exclusively on causes of action from the Protection of Privacy Law. The Court established that the adjudication of alleged breaches of the right to privacy is contingent on the satisfaction of one of the threshold categories set forth in the Second Schedule of the Class Actions Law, 5766-2006.
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