What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog or website?
We collect both personally identifiable information (PII) and aggregate information.
PII relates to an individual User (e.g., name, address, telephone number, email address). We only collect PII from users who provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly, either by providing pertinent information (e.g., name and email) or by requesting follow-up contacts from us.
Aggregate information relates to such things as how many Users visit the site, which pages they access, what information they download, the type of web browser and operating system you use, the name of your Internet Service Provider, and so on. When you visit our site, we automatically collect this information and combine it with similar information collected about all other visitors. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our website to our visitors.
How do we collect and use your information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, use the live chat widget, surf our website, respond to a survey or marketing communication, or enter information on our site.
We use the information we collected in the following ways:
- To administer a promotion, survey, or other site feature.
- To send periodic emails regarding our services or topics that may be of interest to you.
- To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email, or phone inquiries)
To protect your information, we are using an SSL certificate to ensure the security of your visit to our website.
Is providing your data mandatory?
You may access most of our website content without the need for any registration, allowing you to browse through our site without telling us who you are. However, we may have to ask for your personal data to access some services. If you choose not to provide us with the personal data that we require in such cases, you may be unable to access some pages on our website and we might not be able to respond to your request for information.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
- Understand and save users’ preferences for future visits.
- Collect anonymous tracking data to analyze website traffic.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
These third parties may have access to, or process PII as part of providing those services for us. We limit the information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and our contracts with them require them to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.
In accordance with California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) and the Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
- We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
What do we do in case of a data breach?
We will notify you via email within three business days.
What are your rights?
You are afforded rights in relation to your PII under the Data Privacy Act of 2012, including the right to access, correction, and objection to the processing, including the right to lodge a complaint with the National Privacy Commission of the Philippines.
You have a right to request access to your PII, as well as make changes to your information. Contact us at [email protected] for further assistance.
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Online Content Disclaimer
Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Site, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Site nor do we adopt nor endorse, nor are we responsible for, the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by other parties.
Registration and Contact Information
If you are a user who fills up a form in the Site, our system will automatically create a profile of you which includes the details you have shared through our form. Submitting a form will provide you access to some of our contents and to receive messages from the Company. You agree to notify us immediately in case you want to be removed in our system by sending an email to [email protected].
You may also opt out of receiving messages from the Company by unsubscribing through the links provided below the messages and/or sending an email to [email protected]. Note that the collected information is stored in third-party applications and software for data management and processing. The Company will only use your information to administer a promotion, survey, or other site feature; to send periodic emails regarding our services or topics that may be of interest to you, and; to follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email, or phone inquiries).
Links to Other Sites and/or Materials
As part of the Site, we may provide you with convenient links to third-party website(s) (“Third-Party Sites”) as well as content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the “Third-Party Applications, Software or Content”).
These links are provided as a courtesy to Site visitors. We have no control over Third Party Sites or Third-Party Applications, Software or Content or the promotions, materials, information, goods or services available on these Third-Party Sites or Third-Party Applications, Software or Content. Such Third-Party Sites and Third-Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third-Party Sites or the Third-Party Applications, Software or Content.
Communications made through the Site’s email and messaging system will not constitute legal notice to the Site, or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives in any situation where legal notice is required by contract or any law or regulation.
User Consent to Receive Communication in Electronic Form
We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including information about the Site and special offers. You may opt-out of such email by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the message or by sending an email to [email protected]
Opting out may prevent you from receiving messages regarding the Site or special offers.
Limitation of Damages
Release to the extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the site, its affiliates, directors, or employees, or its licensors or partners, be liable to you for any loss of profits, use, or data, or for any incidental, indirect, special, consequential or exemplary damages, however arising, that result from (a) the use, disclosure, or display of your details; (b) your use or inability to use the site; (c) following the information posted in the Site for as the basis of your activities, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, and whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose. Some jurisdictions limit or do not permit disclaimers of liability, so this provision may not apply to you.
We will endeavor to notify you of material changes to the Terms by posting a notice on our homepage and/or sending an email to the email address you provided to us using any forms found on the Site. For this additional reason, you should keep your contact and profile information current. Any changes to these Terms (other than as set forth in this paragraph) or waiver of our rights hereunder shall not be valid or effective except in a written agreement bearing the physical signature of one of our officers. No purported waiver or modification of this agreement on our part via telephonic or email communications shall be valid.
You agree that any cause of action related to or arising out of your relationship with the Company must commence within ONE year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.