News from Taizé by email

Data protection

The “Association de l’Accueil à Taizé” collects personal information from those who subscribe to receive News from Taizé by email.

Who is responsible for processing the data?

The data controller is the Association de l’Accueil à Taizé. This association, governed by legal and regulatory provisions, in particular the French laws of July 1, 1901, December 9, 1905 and January 2, 1907, has its registered office at 71250 TAIZÉ, France.

The Association de l’Accueil à Taizé follows the French “Computing and Liberties” law of January 6, 1978 in its updated version after the inclusion of the GDPR (European directive of April 27, 2016).

The Data Protection Officer ( of the Association de l’Accueil à Taizé ensures the proper application of the law and respect for the rights of access, rectification, objection, erasure, limitation and portability which are in accordance with the law.

What personal data is collected?

Your email address and the language in which you choose to receive the newsletter.

How is your data collected?

The Association de l’Accueil à Taizé collects your data directly from the form you fill in when you subscribe to the News from Taizé by email. By subscribing you give your consent to the Association de l’Accueil à Taizé to store the above-mentioned personal data.

How is your personal data used?

The data collected is used exclusively for sending news from Taizé, it is not shared with any outside organization for any other purpose. The data is kept securely and those who send out the news are carefully instructed about the confidentiality of the data they use.

The News by email is sent out approximately once a month:
- what is happening in Taizé;
- information about meetings and activities in many countries;
- commentaries on bible passages and questions of faith;
- new publications, music and recordings, etc.

Emails are sent through “Mailjet” [].

Security of personal data

The Association de l’Accueil à Taizé implements all possible means to guarantee the security and confidentiality of your personal data, and to prevent any loss, deterioration or improper use of it.

What are your rights?

In accordance with the applicable laws, you may at any time exercise your right of access to, the rectification or deletion of data which concerns you, as well as object to the use of this data. You have a right to erasure, a right to restricting the use of your data as well as a right to its portability. You can revoke the agreement you have made at any time. You can exercise your rights by contacting the Association de l’Accueil à Taizé by email: (, or by post: Data Protection Officer, Association de l’Accueil à Taizé, 71250 TAIZÉ, France).

How long do we keep your data for?

Your data is kept as long as you remain subscribed to the News by email. If you unsubscribe or our newsletter service stops, your data will be automatically deleted.

Modification of the data protection policy

Any change to this policy by the Association de l’Accueil à Taizé will be made by an update to this page.

Printed from: - 1 March 2024
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