In compliance with art. 13 Italian Legislative decree nr. 196/2003.


Magnificat Institute - Monastery of Saint Saviour, New Gate, Old City, P.O. Box 186 - Jerusalem 91001, Israel


The data controller of this website is Magnificat Institute - Monastery of Saint Saviour, New Gate, Old City, P.O. Box 186 - Jerusalem 91001, Israel. None of the data originating from the web service are transmitted to third parties. The personal data supplied by users who submit requests for information material are only used to carry out the service requested and will be transmitted to third parties only if it is necessary for the aforementioned purposes.

a) Browsing data

During the operations, the computer systems and software procedures responsible for the functioning of this website acquire certain personal data (known as log files) whose transmission is implicit when using Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected for association with specified interests, but it could allow users to be identified, through elaboration and association with data in the possession of third parties. This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by users who connect to the site, the Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to present the request to the server, the size of the file received in reply, the numerical code showing the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the user's operating system and computer environment. These data are only used to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check that it is functioning properly. The data may be used to establish responsibility in any computer-based crime affecting the site and can be shown to the Judicial Authorities if they make an explicit request for the aforementioned data.

b) Data provided voluntarily by the user

Choosing to explicitly and voluntarily send electronic mail to the addresses given on the website will lead to the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary in order to reply to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the written message. Specific short notices will be progressively produced or displayed on the pages of the site for services that can be requested.


The site does not acquire any of the user's personal data. Cookies are not used to transmit information of a personal nature and no systems are used to trace and identify users. The use of cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of numbers randomly generated by the server) which are necessary in order to allow safe, efficient browsing of the site and are used for statistical purposes to record how many unique visitors there are per month. The cookie can be removed by users changing the browser functions.


The personal data are processed with computer-based tools for the amount of time that is strictly necessary in order to achieve the aims for which they were collected. Specific safety measures are taken in order to prevent loss of the data, illegal or incorrect use and unauthorized access.


Persons to whom the data refer have the right at any time to be given confirmation of whether the data exist or not and to be informed of their content and origin, check their accuracy and ask for them to be supplemented, updated or corrected (art. 7 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003). Pursuant to the same article, the persons in question have the right to ask for data processed in an illegal manner to be deleted, rendered anonymous or blocked, as well as to oppose their processing if they have legitimate reasons to do so.
The requests must be addressed to Magnificat Institute - Monastery of Saint Saviour, New Gate, Old City, P.O. Box 186 - Jerusalem 91001, Israel.