Privacy Policy

Instituto Fe y Vida respects the privacy of the information you provide to browse our website: (“Website”).


Boys/girls and adolescents under 18 years of age are not eligible to use this Website without adult supervision. They are asked not to register as a user or send personal information. By using this Website without adult supervision, and/or by registering an account, users guarantee that they are over age 18.

Personal Information

By accepting this Privacy Policy and providing your personal information (name, email address, place of residence, date of birth, and ecclesial state of life), you allow Instituto Fe y Vida to use your information in the Website for the following purposes:

  • Creating a database of users
  • Maintaining and updating your member account
  • Sending occasional electronic newsletters
  • Communicating the terms of a promotion or contest
  • Providing a service requested by you, as a user
  • Replying to e-mails or forms like the guest book, testimonials, and the registration form
  • Notifying you of any changes in the terms of this Privacy Policy, if necessary
  • Developing reports useful for: (a) pastoral planning and implementation of Instituto Fe y Vida’s projects; (b) complying with the reporting requirements of foundations and donors who have supported the Website; (c) informing third parties as part of any corporate reorganization process including, but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions, or the sale of all or substantially all of our assets.
  • Disseminating general statistical data without any personally identifiable information with: (a) Instituto Fe y Vida’s institutional partners; (b) organizing centers of the Mission that send in their evaluation reports; (c) ecclesial institutions (i.e. dioceses, religious congregations, national organizations, etc.) that can use this data to improve their ministry with youth and young adults.

Tell a friend

If you use our referral service to inform a friend about our Website, or to invite a friend to download the free materials, we will ask you for your friend's name and email. Instituto Fe y Vida will send a single email inviting him or her to visit our Website. Instituto Fe y Vida does not retain this information.

Information collected automatically

As with most websites, when accessing and using the Website, we gather certain information automatically (Internet Protocol [IP] Address, type of browser, Internet Service Provider [ISP], referral and exit pages, operating system, date and time stamp, etc.). This information, which does not identify individual users, can be used to analyze trends, administer our Website, track the geographical extension of our web users, and gather demographic information about our users as a whole.

Change of address or contact information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer wish to receive our services, you may correct, update, or delete inaccuracies in your information by accessing your profile online, by sending an email to, or by sending a postcard to the address at the end of this policy. Your request will be processed and will take effect within a period of 30 (thirty) days.


Instituto Fe y Vida has a number of systems in place to protect the confidentiality of personal information. Despite the use of these security systems, however, Instituto Fe y Vida does not guarantee that the Website is impenetrable or invulnerable to hackers.

Guestbook and testimonials

Included in the Website are a Guestbook and a page for testimonials. Any personally identifiable information you post on them can be read, stored, or used by other visitors to the Website, as well as to send messages that you did not request. Instituto Fe y Vida is not responsible for the personally identifiable information that you choose to make public in these services.


Our Website may contain links to other sites that are covered by their own privacy policies. Instituto Fe y Vida is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites and we ask our users to be aware of this when they leave our site. We recommend that our users carefully read the privacy policies of every website that requests personally identifiable information.

Changes to Instituto Fe y Vida’s online Privacy Policy

Instituto Fe y Vida reserves the right to change its online Privacy Policy and modify its terms at any time. If substantial changes are made, we will inform you via email or by a notice on the Website at least 30 (thirty) days prior to the change. We will indicate how personally identifiable information is to be used and under what circumstances it will become public. You will have a choice as to whether or not to allow the use of your private information in the stated manner.

Policy on information provided to third parties

Instituto Fe y Vida does not sell, share, or rent any information obtained from registered users, for the marketing or promotional purposes of third parties. In the case of a mandatory legal requirement, Instituto Fe y Vida will provide the requested data in accordance with applicable law.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, email your concerns to: You may also write to our mailing address:

Instituto Fe y Vida

Attention: Webmaster

1737 W. Benjamin Holt Dr.

Stockton, CA 95207-3483


Tel. 209-951-3483

Fax 209-478-5357