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Child Dignity in the Digital World • World Congress • October 3-6, 2017 • Rome

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Legal information

1 Liability disclaimer

1.1       The information on this website is of a general nature and is only intended to present the World Congress ‘Child Dignity in the Digital World’ to interested internet users. We accept no responsibility for decisions made by the user on the basis of the aforementioned information. We draw attention to the fact that the website does not present any technical information or recommendations, nor is it suitable for replacing individualized advice by qualified persons, taking into account the specific circumstances of the individual case.  

1.2       The information was compiled with due care and diligence. However, we do not take any responsibility for the accuracy, up-to-dateness or comprehensiveness of the information provided. Therefore, we expressly exclude any liability in connection with the use of the information, the links, or reliance upon their correctness. 

1.3       This website may contain links to websites hosted by third parties. The Pontifical Gregorian University has no control over the websites and information, goods or services offered there. The Pontifical Gregorian University therefore assumes no responsibility for the content of third-party websites.

1.4       The Pontifical Gregorian University reserves the right to change or update the information, products or services offered on this website at any time without notice.

1.5       Any existing or future legal relationships shall be governed exclusively by Vatican City State law and only Vatican City State courts shall have jurisdiction.


2 Copyright information

2.1       The copyright to the content of this website or parts thereof is owned by the Pontifical Gregorian University, its licensors, or those to whom the Pontifical Gregorian University has granted corresponding usage rights.

2.2       Any reproduction, transmission or distribution of any part of the content of this website is prohibited without the express and written consent of the Pontifical Gregorian University.


Privacy protection

1 Privacy protection

We take the protection of your personal data seriously. Therefore, we want you to know what data we store and how we use it. The Pontifical Gregorian University processes personal data in strict compliance with Vatican City State legal requirements.

2 Collection and processing of data

2.1       In general, you can visit our website without leaving personal data, e.g. if you only want to learn more about the World Congress ‘Child Dignity in the Digital World’. We will only know the name of your Internet service provider, the website you visit us from and the web pages you visit. This information is analyzed for statistical purposes, but individual visitors remain anonymous to us. No personal data will be transmitted from your side in this process, and this information is stored separately from any personal data you may submit.

2.2       The IP addresses of the requesting computer are also recorded. Information about IP addresses is stored for a period of 31 days in the respective infrastructure components (in particular, log files of the web server/firewall), for the purpose of creating evaluation statistics. No link is created between personal data in the application and the IP address from which the access was made.

2.3       In certain cases, however, we need your name and address, as well as other information, so that we can provide the desired services. This personal data will only be collected and stored if you provide this information voluntarily, for example as part of a request, registration or application as an employee or potential supplier. Such data will be passed on to us by our provider in a secure environment or by a service provider commissioned by us and bound by an obligation of confidentiality, and will be used to the extent required by the Pontifical Gregorian University and then deleted if we no longer need the data in connection with a contract with you, or unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data.

2.4       If you do not / no longer agree to such use, you can notify us at any time so that we can delete the data accordingly. Please send an email to the email address provided at the end of this Privacy Statement or contact the postal address provided there.

2.5       Personal data will only be disclosed to state institutions and authorities if mandated by national law.

2.6       Your information will not be used for any purpose, nor your data disclosed to third parties other than set forth in this Privacy Statement.


3 Data security

The Pontifical Gregorian University takes technical and organizational security measures to protect data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.


4 Cookies

4.1       In some sections of the website, the Pontifical Gregorian University uses “Cookies” to be able to provide you with more personalized services. Cookies are small files that can be sent by a web server to your computer in order to identify it for the duration of your visit.

4.2       In general, it is possible to show cookies in your browser (e.g. in Mozilla Firefox under “Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Show cookies”). You can also set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. 

4.3       You can prevent the storage of user behavior by blocking the placement of cookies by this domain ( in your browser, for example, e.g. by setting up an exception in the browser (such as Firefox). Please refer to the program’s help section on how to do this in your browser.

4.4       Of course, you can also delete the cookies in your browser in individual cases or periodically, to delete tracking information.


5 Google Analytics

5.1       This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to, and stored by, Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization is activated for this website, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to fully use all of this website’s features. Beyond this, you may prevent Google from tracking the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by clicking on the link below ( and downloading and installing the available browser plugin.

5.2       You can prevent Google Analytics from gathering information by clicking on the link at the top of the page. This will set an opt-out cookie, which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website.

5.3       For more information on the terms of use and privacy, please visit or Please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the “anonymizeIp” extension code to ensure the anonymized detection of IP addresses (“IP masking”).


6 Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to change our security and data protection measures should this become necessary due to technical developments. In such cases, we will adopt our privacy policy accordingly, so please always note the latest version of our privacy policy.


7 Disclosure, amendment and deletion of personal data

You are entitled to obtain information about the data that you have provided to the Pontifical Gregorian University on this website or which the Pontifical Gregorian University has stored about you. And of course you can have us correct incorrect data at any time, or request that stored data be deleted. Please send an email to the email address provided at the end of this Privacy Statement, or contact the postal address given there. 


8 Contact

If you have any further questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us: childdignity2017(at)unigre(dot)it