Privacy Policy

On 25th May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union came into force. You can find our updated data protection notice (privacy policy) here.

Privacy Policy for

The Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus is an international religious missionary institute. This privacy policy explains how our Institute uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website

What data do we collect?

We collect the following data:

  • Personal identification information (email address; name and surname)

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • register to our Newsletter;
  • voluntarily complete a contact form.
  • You make a Donation.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

  • respond to the request you made in the contact form.
  • send you by e-mail the Newsletter to which you are subscribed;
  • acknowledge receipt of a donation made by you. When you make a donation to a specific member of our Institute, if you include your contact, we forward it to the beneficiary. Track of donations remain registered by our accounting office.

Your donation is made through PayPal.

How do we store your data?

Your data are stored securely at our premises.

What are your data protection rights?

We want to make sure that you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request us for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request us to erase your personal data. There is a link to unsubscribe the Newsletter.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object the processing of your personal data under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request us to transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – We use cookies that allow us to recognise you when you visit our site, remember your previously selected preferences, your preferred language, and your location. We use a mix of ‘first party’ and ‘third party’ cookies.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website; so, if you click on a link to another website, you should read its privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on April 9, 2024.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy and about the data we hold about you, or if you would like to exercise any of your data protection rights mentioned above, please do not hesitate to contact us:

  • at our e-mail:
  • call us at: +39 06 51 94 51
  • or write to us:
    Missionari Comboniani,
    Via Luigi Lilio 80,
    00142 ROMA (Italia).

We will answer you as soon as possible.