EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES is committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information you share with us.

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES has established this Online Privacy Policy so that you can understand the care with which we intend to treat your Personal Information. Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. In general, you can visit our Web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself.

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES strives to comply with all applicable laws around the globe that are designed to protect your privacy. Although legal requirements may vary from country to country, EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES intends to adhere to the principles set further in this Online Privacy Policy even if, in connection with the above, we transfer your Personal Information from your country to countries that may not require an “adequate” level of protection for your Personal Information. In other words, our goal is to provide protection for your Personal Information no matter where that Personal Information is collected, transferred, or retained.

Children’s Privacy
EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 13 years of age. If you have any comments or questions regarding our Online Privacy Policy, please contact us through our contact page. While we cannot guarantee privacy perfection, we will address any issue to the best of our abilities as soon as possible.
By using this Web site, you consent to the terms of our Online Privacy Policy and to EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES’s processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES collects Personal Information on the Web. Should the Online Privacy Policy change, we intend to take every reasonable step to ensure that these changes are brought to your attention by posting all changes prominently on our website for a reasonable period of time.

Cookies
Some of our Web pages utilize “cookies” and other tracking technologies. A “cookie” is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about Web site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a Web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you may not have access to certain parts of the Web site.

Attention: For the sign-up and login procedures you must accept our cookies. These cookies are low-fat and will not give you any headaches.(Sometimes I have to joke a little, even in serious issues; that’s my nature. Sorry for that !)
Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser software and operating system types, click stream patterns, and dates and times that our site is accessed.
Our use of cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to improve our Web site and your Web experience. We may also analyze information that does not contain Personal Information for trends and statistics.

To protect your privacy, we have adopted the following principles:

  • Notice
  • Choice
  • Security
  • Access/Accuracy

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES does not intend to transfer Personal Information without your consent to third parties who are not bound to act on EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES’s behalf unless such transfer is legally required.
You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES. The notice we intend to provide where EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES collects Personal Information on the Web should help you to make this choice.
If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES’s Web pages.
If you chose to have a relationship with EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES, such as a contractual or other business relationship or partnership, we will naturally continue to contact you in connection with that business relationship.
Wherever your Personal Information may be held within EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES or on its behalf, we intend to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information that you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure.

To the extent that you do provide us with Personal Information, EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES wishes to maintain accurate Personal Information. Where we collect Personal Information from you on the Web, our goal is to provide a means of contacting EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES should you need to update or correct that Information. If for any reason those means are unavailable or inaccessible, you may send updates and corrections about your Personal Information to EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES and we will make reasonable efforts to incorporate the changes in your Personal Information that we hold as soon as practicable.
Last edited:    August 2009.