The Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc. (“OML Center” or “Center”) values the confidentiality of the personal data you have entrusted to us, consistent with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (“DPA”), its Implementing Rules and Regulations (“IRR”), other issuances of the National Privacy Commission (“NPC”) and other relevant laws of the Philippines.
Personal data/information refers to all types of personal information, which, in turn, refers to any information, whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual. Personal data/information may include sensitive personal information (e.g. race, ethnic origin, marital status, age, color, religious/philosophical/political affiliations, health, education, genetic or sexual life, any offense committed or alleged to have been committed, information issued by government agencies peculiar to an individual) and privileged information.
II. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE DATA PRIVACY ACT?
As data subjects, you have the following rights:
The Center’s decisions to provide such access or consider any request for correction, erasure, and objection to process your personal data as it appears in our records are always subject to any exceptions under applicable and relevant laws and/or the DPA, its IRR, and other issuances of the NPC.
III. WHY DO WE COLLECT OR RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The Center collects, uses, processes, stores, and retains personal data when reasonable and necessary to perform its business processes effectively, safely and efficiently, in accordance with its internal policies and procedures, and in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
In general, the Center is using your personal data for any of the following purposes:
IV. WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
The types of personal data that the Center will collect from you depend on a particular purpose. The common type of data collected by the Center generally includes basic personal information, such as name, address, telephone number, email, and other contact details. Sensitive personal information are collected by the Center when you submit your resume and employment application forms or when you participate in our research and surveys.
V. HOW DO WE COLLECT, ACQUIRE OR GENERATE YOUR DATA?
We collect your data when you:
VI. WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA?
As a general rule, we are not allowed to share your data to third parties, except in limited circumstances as noted below.
This means we might provide your personal data to the following:
By giving your consent, you authorize OML CENTER to disclose your personal data to accredited/affiliated third parties or independent/non-affiliated third parties, whether local or foreign in the following circumstances:
However, these companies may only use such personal data for the purpose/s disclosed in Section II and may not use it for any other purpose.
VII. DOES THE CENTER USE WEB ANALYTICS?
The Center website utilizes free analytics to see viewed pages and time and duration of site visits.
VII. WHAT ABOUT LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES?
From time to time, the Center website will provide links to third party websites. These links are provided as a service to you and we do not provide any personal data to these third party websites, and therefore, we will not accept responsibility for their privacy practices. These sites are operated by independent entities that have their own privacy policies, which you should also review. The Center’s Privacy Notice does not apply to such other sites or to the use that those entities make of your information. The Center has no control over the content displayed on such sites, nor over the measures, if any, that are taken by such sites to protect the privacy of your information.
IX. HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR DATA?
X. WHERE AND HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?
The personal data will be kept in the Center’s facilities located in the Philippines as well as in other continents such as Asia, Europe and the Americas considering our cloud service. The personal data will be kept up to a period pursuant to Center policies and/or pertinent laws and regulations.
You may request your personal data to be deleted in our systems, databases and hard copies pursuant to Center policies and procedures and/or applicable laws and regulations.
XI. WHAT IF THERE ARE CHANGES IN OUR PRIVACY NOTICE?
From time to time, it may be necessary for the Center to change this Privacy Notice. If we change our Privacy Notice, we will post the revised version here, which will take effect immediately. We suggest that you check our website for the most up-to-date version of our Privacy Notice. Rest assured, however, that any changes will not be retroactively applied and will not alter how we handle previously collected personal data.
XII. HOW CAN YOU ACCESS, CORRECT, UPDATE, ERASE YOUR PERSONAL DATA FROM CENTER RECORDS AND SYSTEM?
Mailing Address: Data Protection Officer, OSCAR M. LOPEZ CENTER, 6/F Rockwell Business Center Tower 3, Ortigas Avenue, Ugong, Pasig City 1604
Telephone Number: (02) 7755 2332 local 2276
Email Address: DPO@omlopezcenter.org
Please note that the Center’s decision to provide such access or consider any request for correction, erasure and objection to process your personal data as it appears in our records shall be in accordance with relevant laws and regulations (including any exceptions under applicable and relevant laws and/or the DPA, its IRR and other issuances of the NPC) and Center policies and procedures.