Data Privacy Policy

Philippine Pundit, with domain name philippinepundit.com is run, organized, edited and managed by Regel Javines as owner and webmaster, is an online citizen journalism platform that publishes news and insights, commentaries about social issues, and updates or trends in politics and governance with its headquarters at 72 Tangueli St., ISG Vill., Pinagsama, City of Taguig, Philippines, 1630.

This data privacy policy informs visitors and users of Philippine Pundit website about policies and procedures in collecting, using and disclosing personal information this website receives.

This data privacy policy applies only to information that users and visitors provide through this website.

This data privacy policy may be updated from time to time and changes may be posted on this page.

Data Privacy Policy: On Personal Information Collection

You may provide Philippine Pundit with personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities on the website that may be connected with you.

These personal information that Philippine Pundit collects may include but is not limited to, your name, phone number, and email address.

When you visit this website, Philippine Pundit servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit. This information may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to this website and information you search for on this website.

Philippine Pundit may also use “cookies” to collect information.

A cookie is a small data file that websites transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Philippine Pundit may use “persistent cookies” to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the website.

Philippine Pundit uses “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the website to better understand how you interact with the website and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on this website.

You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of this website or all functionality of Philippine Pundit‘s services.

How Information Is Used

Our data privacy policy on personal information is or may be used for the following purposes:

  • to provide and improve this website, its services, features, and content;
  • to administer your use of this website;
  • to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate this website;
  • to better understand your needs and interests;
  • to fulfill requests you may make;
  • to personalize your experience;
  • to provide or offer software updates and product announcements; and
  • to provide you with further information and offers from Philippine Pundit or its third parties which you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional.

This website uses information obtained by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by Philippine Pundit servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and to monitor and analyze the use of this website and its services, for the website’s technical administration, to increase the website’s functionality and user-friendliness, to better tailor it to your needs, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of users, and to verify that visitors to this website meet the criteria required to process their requests.

Sharing and Disclosure

Philippine Pundit will display any of your personal information in your Account page in the website. You can review and revise your Account information at any time. Please note that the information you provide must be accurate and true.

Philippine Pundit may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate this website, to provide services on Philippine Pundit‘s behalf, to perform website’s service-related functionalities (including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing, and improvement of this website’s features) or to assist Philippine Pundit in analyzing how this website is used.

These third parties have access to your personal information ONLY for purposes of performing these tasks on Philippine Pundit‘s behalf.

Philippine Pundit cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law.

Philippine Pundit will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as Philippine Pundit, in its sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of Philippine Pundit or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity Philippine Pundit may consider to be or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable.

Philippine Pundit may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your personal information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or the event of bankruptcy.

Philippine Pundit specifically uses Google Analytics to analyze how users reach and interact with this website and web application.

Philippine Pundit collects, stores, and analyzes this information to provide the best service and improvements to all our subscribers, users and visitors.

If you wish to opt-out of such data collection by the above third party, Google provides a browser-based tool that you can install to do so. (See Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.)

Data, Security, Change or Delete Information

You may review, update, correct, or delete the personal information provided in your registration or Account profile. But this information must be accurate and true. Philippine Pundit is very concerned with safeguarding your information. It employs reasonable measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.

Philippine Pundit uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run this website.

Although Philippine Pundit owns the code, databases, and all rights to this website application, you retain all rights to your files and data. (See copyright in the Terms and Conditions.)

Questions about this Data Privacy Policy should be sent to contact@philippinepundit.com or fill out the form that can be found on the Contact page.

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