Studium Theologicum Salesianum
Salesian Pontifical University : Faculty of Theology - Jerusalem Campus

Why A Privacy Policy?

This page will describe management of our web site as regards processing the personal data of users that visit us. This information is provided to any entity having to do with the web-based services that are made available by the Studium Theologicum Salesianum via electronic networks as from the following address:, which corresponds to the home page of our website. The information provided only applies to our web site and does not concern any web sites that may be visited by any user via external links.

Data Controller
Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.
The "data controller" is the Legal Responsible of the Studium Theologicum Salesianum, situated in 26 Shmuel Hanagid, Jerusalem, Israel.

Place Where Data Is Processed
The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out by sub-contracted technical staff and are exclusively handled by such staff.

Categories of Processed Data

Navigation Data
The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties. This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment. These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website.

Data Provided Voluntarily by Users
Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s). Specific summary information notices will be shown and/or displayed on the pages that are used for providing services on demand.

No personal data concerning users is acquired by the website in this regard. Disabling cookies might limit your capability to fully benefit from the services provided by the site.

We provide a brief description of cookies used, to let you decide which you can keep of refuse.

PHPSESSID Navigation Cookie. Improves the efficiency of the navigation of the site. Expires at the end of the browsing session, that is when the browser is closed

How to change cookies settings
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, though the user may usually change settings to disable such feature. You may block all types of cookies, or else accept some and discard some others. The section "Options" or "Preferences" within browser's menu lets you permit or avoid receiving cookies and other technologies of tracking users, and how to obtain notification of the activation of such technologies. As an alternative, you may consult the section "Help" located in the toolbar of most browsers.
You may also choose your preferred browser from the following list and read the directions: -
Internet Explorer; - Chrome; - Safari; - Firefox; - Opera. For mobile device: - Android; - Safari; - Windows Phone; - Blackberry.

Optional Data Provision

Subject to the specifications made with regard to navigation data, users are free to provide the personal data to be entered in the application forms. Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested.

Processing Arrangements
Personal data is processed with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected. Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.

Data Subjects' Rights
Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003). The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data. All requests should be:

  • emailed to
  • faxed to +792-02-6259172
  • or sent to plain mail to the Secretary, Studium Theologicum Salesianum, 26 Shmuel Hanagid, P.O. Box 7336, 91072 Jerusalem, Israel.

Bearing in mind that the current development status of automatic verification mechanisms is such as not to allow ruling out errors and malfunctioning, it is hereby specified that this document as posted at is the privacy policy of this site and will be updated as necessary.

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