Requesting permission for shooting pictures/videos in the santuariale complex

The Archive manages the granting of authorisations to take new photographic or videographic shootings inside the santuariale complex of the Basilica of Saint Francis and of the Sacred Convent. The application should be made well in advance and must be accompanied by the description of a specific project, of a cultural nature or commercial, for which it is deemed necessary the creation of new footage. In any case the permission is subject to the compatibility of the project with the dignity and the religious character of the environments and artistic works. As a rule, no permits are granted to tourists and amateur photographers.

Request forms for photos and the authorizations for new footage

Rules of use of the service

General Rules

The following "Rules regarding the use of the service" constitute a binding agreement between the user and the archive containing information about rights and obligations of the user, including various limitations of liability and exclusions, and a resolution clause that adjusts the resolution modes in the event of a dispute. Using the present site of the Archive (henceforth: "Site" ), or activating an account, or downloading any content the user agrees to be bound by this agreement for the use of the Site (henceforth: "the Agreement" ), and to observe the following terms. If the user do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, cannot use the Site.

The Agreement applies to the user and, if he uses the site on behalf of his employer, the user and his employer. The user who is acting in regards of his job as an employee, supplier or agent of another shall guarantee that the other is fully aware of his actions, because approval has been granted.

The Archive reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time and in its sole discretion, and the use of the site by the user will be regulated by the latest version of the Agreement published on the site at the time of use, without the need of communication from the Archive with regards to the user.

The use of the Site and any content in it included by the user must be done in strict compliance with all the rules in force, both primary and secondary rank and therefore in compliance with all applicable laws. The Archive reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to revoke the user permission to view, download and use the content and the information available on the Site at any time and for any reason, disabling its access with or without notice, and the user agrees to immediately discontinue the use of the site on receipt of the notification of such withdrawal from the Archive.

To purchase images through the site it is necessary to be holders of personal access credentials, consisting of a user name and password. The use of access credentials is strictly personal and may not be used for purposes other than those specific to which they were granted. It is the responsibility of the user, by taking all necessary measures, by keeping confidential the credentials of access and prevent that others gain access to the Site. The user undertakes to notify the the Archve of any unauthorized access or request for updating or removing access for its employees or agents. The Archive does not assume any responsibility vis-à-vis third parties in respect of the infringement by the assignee of the access credentials of these provisions.

The Archive has the right to revoke with immediate effect and without prior notice, the license granted to the user if he fails to comply with his obligations under this Agreement.

The archive can in no way be held responsible for any damage or injury direct or indirect which may derive to the user during the consultation of the Site, nor for any malfunction, interruption, error in transmission and link to the site itself. Furthermore the Archive does not guarantee that the Site or its contents are virus free or of any problem that can cause damage to the user.

The Archive, in consideration of the remote dating of many of the works that containes, cannot grant warranties regarding the accuracy, correctness or reliability of the content on the Site, such as e.g. the legends, captions or tags, or assumes responsibility about the damage that could result to the user as a result of the use of such content.

Neither the General Custody of the Sacro Convento, nor those directley responsible and the employees of the Archives, are legally responsible for any direct or indirect damage resulting from improper use of the images from the user.

Rules on Copyright

Entering on the site and browsing through the images contained in the site the user accepts the conditions for the protection of the copyright, established by this Agreement, by Italian law and the existing international conventions and treaties on the subject, which is expressly made.

Except for exceptions expressly stated, the copyright of the photos on this Site is of the Photographic Archive of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis in Assisi.

Low-resolution images purchased on the site, in derogation of the provisions in accordance with the provisions of Articles 87 and 88 of the law 633/41, are meant for the purpose of personal use. Therefore it is not permited to reproduce, give, lend, rent, sell, distribute or publish the images both in analog or digital form, both online or offline, even if the publication is nonprofitable or is intended for the purposes of record, without expressed permission, granted from time to time.

The assignment of the rights of reproduction or use of the photographic images are bound to the acceptance of this Agreement. Reproduction rights are not considered however granted until payment of the invoice.

The user commits himself not to use the contents of this site for illegal purposes, libelous or defamatory. Furthermore It is excluded any improper use of the images, in particular which fails to comply with the cultural value and the spiritual significance of the subjects represented.

For editorial usage and for the on-line spreading of images it is indispensable mentioning, according to article 90 L. D.: 633/1941, the name of the photographer, the holder of the right of use and exploitation, i.e. "Photographic Archive of the Sacred Convent of Saint. Francis of Assisi", the year of production, and, in the case of reproduction of works of art by third parties, the name of the author of this work.

If one intend to acquire the availability of a photograph reproducing works of art by artists still alive or dead less than 70 years ago for different uses from private use or for mere enjoyment through the website of the archive, one must obtain the permission of the copyright holder. It is also the exclusive responsibility of the user to determine if the use of a content requires the consent of a third party or the permission for additional rights of any kind.

From the images subite to copyright no manipulation is allowed, including resizing, extrapolation of details and qualitative alteration.

The privacy law

In accordante with the law 13 of the Legislative Decree n. 193 Of 2003 (Code for the protection of personal data), the General Custody of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi informs that the treatment of data provided by the Customer during the registration process to this Web Site is aimed to the delivery of the services offered on the site itself, the sale of the products and the activation of an information service. In the event of failure in the inserting of data the activities indicated will not be able to succeed. The General Custody of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi is committed to acquire the personal data according to the rules in force regarding the protection of personal data and manage it for the carrying out the activities mentioned above. Holder and responsible of the treatment is the General Custody of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi, in the person of its legal representative pro-tempore domiciled for the office at the General Custody of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi, Piazza San Francesco, 2 - 06081 - Assisi (PG) Italy.

In relation to the processing of personal data, the customer can directly, at any time, exercise the rights provided for in no. 7 of the Legislative Decree n. 193, 2003 (hereinafter "the Code for the protection of personal data" ), which here are recalled entirely. The customer has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of personal data that concerns him, even if not yet registered, and its communication in an intelligible form. The customer has the right to obtain the indication: a) of the origin of the personal data; (b) the purpose and mode of treatment; c) the logic applied in case of treatment carried out with the aid of electronic tools; d) the identification of the owner, policy makers, and representatives appointed within the meaning of no .5, paragraph 2 of the Code for the protection of personal data; e) of the subjects or categories of recipients to whom the personal data can be communicated or who can recognise them as the representatives designated in the territory of the State, as managers or officers. The customer has the right to obtain: (a) the update, correction or, when there is an interest, integration of data; (b) the cancellation, the transformation in anonymous form or the interruption of the data treated in violation of the law, including those for which it is not necessary the conservation in relation to the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently treated; c) the confirmation that the operations referred to in (a) and (b) were brought to the attention, even as regards their content, of those to whom the data were transmitted or disseminated, except in the case where this is impossible or requires the use of means that are manifestly disproportionate in relation to the protected right. The customer has the right to oppose, in whole or in part: a) for legitimate reasons, the processing of personal data concerning him or her, even though they are relevant for the purpose of the collection; (b) the processing of personal data for the purpose of sending advertising material or direct sales or for the completion of market research or commercial communication.

Applicable Law and jurisdiction

The photographic archives of the Sacred Convent of Saint Francis of Assisi reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel, in its sole and incontestable discretion and without notice the terms, the content and the conditions of access to this site.

This Agreement shall be interpreted and governed by Italian law.

The parties confirm that as required this agreement, as the other related documents are written in the Italian language.

These terms and conditions of use of the site and sales contracts through the procedure activated on the same are governed by Italian law, without prejudice to any rights unavailable of the Customer guaranteed by the imperative legislation of his country of residence. This expressly excludes the application of the Vienna Convention of 1980 in the international sale.

For any dispute regarding the interpretation, implementation, termination of this Agreement, as well as to the sales contracts concluded by the procedure enabled on the site, the sole place of jurisdiction will be Perugia, both as regards of sales made within the framework of the European Community as well as in countries outside Europe.