Privacy Policy

This page contains information about our policy on the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when using our website and the options associated with this data. Our online privacy policy may be modified from time to time to meet any enforcement needs. Please check this page periodically for possible changes. By using the site, the user admits that he accepts any changes in the policy posted at this address.

We collect different types of information, with different purposes, to provide and improve the website we offer to users. By using the site, the user agrees to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

  1. No personal data is collected on our website without you informing it, of your own free will, by email, participating in any of our virtual actions or even by filling out our forms. Eventually, we may ask you for personal information such as your name, CPF, telephone number or e-mail address to facilitate the search for your registration and/or confirm your identification.

  2. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a mother, father or guardian and you are aware that the child has provided us with personal data, please contact our team via email If we certify that we have collected personal data from minors without the consent of legal guardians, we will take steps to have the information removed from our servers.

  3. Your personal data may be used to send newsletters, publicity material, promotional content and other information of interest to you. The user can refuse to receive any and all content sent by us by clicking on the link of unsubscription. We do not send any type of material, either by email or by physical means of posting, unless you choose to receive it and indicate this option when filling out any of our forms. The option to unsubscribe from the e-mail base of the Institute for Religious Studies – ISER is always available at the end of each shot.

  4. We do not capture information such as IP or email addresses and other personal data, nor do we install or activate any type of program, virus, script, trojans or similar that may somehow compromise your security or invade your privacy.

  5. We may also collect information about accessing and using the website. Website usage data may include information such as: internet protocol address (ie IP address), browser type, browser version, pages of our website accessed by the user, time, date and duration of access, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

  6. The use of Cookies on our website has the sole and exclusive purpose of establishing access statistics, collecting data about access provider, operating system, browser (type, version, enabled options and installed plug-ins), video settings (size/resolution and quantity colors), date and time of access and pages viewed. We also use other tracking technologies, such as beaconstags It is scripts, to collect and track information and to improve and monitor our website. The user can program the browser to refuse all Cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent. However, deactivation of Cookies may prevent the user from accessing some of our content. The indicated metrics are collected through online analysis tools, in our case Google Analytics. Such statistics are intended to better understand the public that accesses the site and to improve it more and more, in order to adapt the visualization and access to the largest possible number of people.

  7. The information collected by the means described above will under no circumstances be sold or shared with any other institutions, companies or people. Only authorized employees of the Institute of Religious Studies – ISER have access to this information. No data is disclosed, either on our website or in our publications, without such possibility being duly explained at the time of supply. Even in the case of sections where the dissemination of messages is foreseen, only the name and location of the sender are disclosed, not being exposed data such as addresses, physical or e-mail, or contact telephone numbers.

  8. The Institute for Religious Studies – ISER uses the tags of Google Analytics, Google Adwords and Facebook Remarketing to improve the user experience in the organization's interfaces / domains. You Cookies in remarketing capture user navigation, identifying their sessions through the browser. It is important to emphasize that no user data is disclosed or stored in this tagging, only the cookie from the browser. This data is used by authorized employees to create target audience segmentation in order to promote updated content to users who visit and interact with the organization's online interfaces, through online advertising.

  9. Instituto de Estudos da Religião – ISER will retain your personal data only for the time necessary to meet the objectives set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your personal data until we have fully complied with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable law), resolve any disputes and apply our legal agreements and policies. ISER will also retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when it is used to improve the security or functionality of our website, or where we are legally required to retain the data for longer periods.

  10. Your information, including your personal data, may be transferred to – and stored on – computers located outside your state, province, country or any other governmental jurisdiction with data protection laws different from your jurisdiction. Those outside of Brazil who choose to provide us with information should be aware that data is transferred to and processed in Brazil, including personal data. By consenting to this Privacy Policy and then sending us this information, the user is consenting to the transfer of this data. Instituto de Estudos da Religião – ISER will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the data provided by users is treated safely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and to prevent your personal data from being transferred to an organization or a country, unless there is adequate control regarding the security of your data and other personal information.

  11. We may hire individuals and companies to facilitate our website (service providers), provide the website on our behalf, perform website related operations or support us in evaluating how our website is being used. These providers only have access to your personal data to perform tasks on our behalf and are obliged not to disclose or use the data for any other purpose. 

  12. After registering on our form or via other channels, every user has the right to request a copy of any personal information we hold about them at any time, as well as request the correction or removal of this information. In addition, the user has the right to cancel his registration at any time, by contacting our team through the email, using the subject of the email as “Registration Cancellation”. To facilitate the service, the user must inform in the body of the email his full name, CPF number, email address and telephone number, which were informed at the time of registration. 

  13. The Institute of Religious Studies – ISER respects the right of opinion and expression of users of its internet pages and social networks. They are prohibited, however, spam and commercial, discriminatory, offensive and/or offensive comments, as well as disclosures of any nature not strictly related to the central topic under discussion. Such publications will be deleted without prior notice and their users banned in case of recurrence of the practice.

  14. Our website contains links to other sites and its content is not the responsibility of the Institute of Religious Studies – ISER. The fact of a link being on this page does not represent an endorsement, authorization, support or affiliation with said site. If the user clicks on a link from third parties, it will be directed to the corresponding website. It is highly recommended that the user check the privacy policy of every website accessed. Please be aware that ISER is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites. Our privacy policies only apply to pages on our domain, regardless of how many links there may be for external pages.

  15. All material published on our website is licensed under the Creative Commons CC.BY.4.0 license (, and may be reproduced without prior authorization from the Instituto de Estudos da Religião – ISER, as long as the original source is cited, including the author of the text or photo, when applicable. Derivative works must also be licensed under CC.BY.4.0.

  16. It is important for us at the Institute for Religious Studies – ISER to hear what our visitors have to say. If you have questions, concerns or complaints about this privacy policy, or if you would like to ask questions about our notices or projects, please send an email to


This privacy policy was last updated on May 15, 2020.