We value your privacy and the secure processing of your personal data. Pursuant to the European General Data Protection Regulation, we hereby inform you about the processing operations we carry out with your personal data and the policies we take to protect them.


Controller of personal data is the Congregation Brothers of Charity, Via Giambattista Pagano 35, 00167 Rome, Italy.
If you have any questions about your privacy, please contact the Congregation’s ‘data protection officer’, who can be contacted by email at

Supervisory authority is the Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit/Autorité de protection de données, Drukpersstraat/Rue de la Presse 35, B-1000 Brussels, tel. +32 (0)2 274 48 00, +32 (0)2 274 48 35,



We process personal data in order to answer your question that you have entered on one of our contact forms, namely the general contact form, the contact form for answer to prayer, the contact form to order publications or the newsletter subscription form.

We process the following data digitally:
• identification data (first name and surname);
• contact data (telephone numbers, address details, e-mail address);
• the data you provide us with when completing the contact form.

• There are no external recipients: we do not pass on your data to persons or organizations outside our own organization.
• Possible internal recipients: Brothers of Charity or employees who will process your completed form

We will process your data for no longer than necessary to achieve the stated purposes. For the newsletter, we will keep your name and email address as long as you do not unsubscribe from receiving the newsletter.



You can invoke the following rights:
• right to information: you may ask which data about you are processed and who has access to them, why we need or use these personal data and how long they are kept;
• right of access: you may request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service;
• right to rectification: if you find any errors in your data, you may ask for them to be corrected. You can also request to add more complete information to your data;
• right to data erasure: you may request that data, which are not (or no longer) strictly necessary for us, be permanently and completely deleted;
• right to restrict processing: you can request us to restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions;
• right to data portability: if you wish to transfer certain data, we will facilitate this (to the extent possible);
• right to object: if you do not agree with the basis of a processing operation or with the way certain of your data are processed, you may object; you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority;
• right not to be subject to automated decision making: we do not use algorithms to draw, without human intervention, consequences from (part of) your data;
• right to withdraw your consent: if you have been asked for consent for certain processing operations, you can choose to withdraw your consent at any time.



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