Privacy Policy

Privacy policy in accordance with Article 13 of the EU Regulation No. 2016/679 (GDPR) and further applicable regulations

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This page describes how the software platform is managed with regard to the processing of personal data of users who use it. This is an information notice that is provided, pursuant to Article 13 of EU Regulation No. 2016/679 (G.D.P.R) and further applicable regulations, to those who interact (“Users” or “data subjects”) with this platform. The information is not extendable to further platforms that may be consulted by the User through links.
According to the indicated regulations, all processing will be based on the principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of the confidentiality and rights of Users.

1. Data controller:

The data controller for the data collected for this policy is:
Focolare – Opera di Maria, Registered Office: Yishai 21, Jerusalem – Tel: +972-2-5326005 – VAT 500303441.

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2. Categories and origin of processed data

All personal data provided through this platform will be processed lawfully, correctly and transparently in order to provide the requested services as well as to respond to communications and questions from Users.

Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures responsible for the operation of this platform acquire, in the course of their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. The data collected include information relating to access, such as IP addresses and domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, as well as other parameters regarding the computer environment used by users. Such data will be processed for the time strictly necessary to fulfill the purposes set forth in this policy.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this site or the use of restricted areas and the completion of web forms, entails the subsequent acquisition and processing of the data necessary to offer the requested service and/or respond to requests, as well as any other personal data entered. Specific disclosures may be shown or displayed on the pages of the platform set up for particular services on request.

Where access to particular services is conditional on registration upon prior disclosure of personal data, the following general provisions apply:

  • Personal data, collected and stored in databases, will be processed by employees appointed by the data controller, and will not be disclosed or communicated to third parties, except in cases provided for by law and in the manner permitted by it;
  • The data subject is entitled to exercise the rights provided for in this notice.

3. Cookies

Please refer to the specific information notice for further details.

4. Purposes, legal basis and methods of processing

Personal data are processed exclusively for the purposes that fall within the services provided by Focolare – Opera di Maria or for the fulfillments required by law or regulation. Within the scope of these purposes, the processing may involve data necessary for the management of relations with Focolare – Opera di Maria including data provided at the time of registration or use of online services.

Personal data are processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected.

The personal data collected will be processed according to what is sanctioned in this information with the use of the technical-organizational measures sanctioned by our integrated management system according to the organizational model in accordance with Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 and in accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 and are processed in the following locations:

  • sede di Focolare – Opera di Maria
  • Server Web Aruba

5. Recipients

The data will be processed for the exclusive use of Focolare – Opera di Maria by internal subjects and may be brought to the attention of other external subjects operating in the capacity of persons in charge of the management or maintenance of electronic instruments or other external subjects where the communication is required by law or regulation or is necessary for the performance of institutional tasks and purposes.

6. Retention period

Personal data collected and processed in accordance with this Notice will be retained by the Data Controller for the period necessary for the provision of the service and in any case for the time necessary for the performance of any obligations required by law or regulation.

7. Rights of the data subject

ou have the right to request from the Data Controller access to your personal data and the rectification or erasure thereof or the restriction of processing concerning them or to object to processing (Art. 15 et seq. of the GDPR). The appropriate request may be submitted either the Data Controller or to the Data Protection Officer designated by him/her at the contact details indicated herein.

8. Provision of data

The User is free to provide personal data, and failure to provide any data that may be compulsorily requested will result in the impossibility of obtaining the service. Additional personal data may be provided on a voluntary basis by the User through requests sent to Focolare – Opera di Maria based on the forms used by the platform. By way of example, through the platform it is also possible to provide one’s email address or telephone numbers.

Last Updated: 16/12/2023

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