PROCESSING OF INFORMATION BY THIRD-PARTY AND LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual which could also be considered “sensitive personal information”, such as but not limited to the following:
Date of Birth
Contact Details [Address/Location, Telephone number (including home and mobile phone numbers), Email address]
Country of Residence
Frequent Flyer Number
Details related to your flights and other travel details, including your preferences and travel behavior
Your dietary requirements and health issues or medical information which you voluntarily provide to us in connection with your use of our products and services
Facebook information (Facebook email address, Facebook username)
And such other additional information that will be required in relation with herein declared purpose and use of information
When you visit guidetothephilippines.ph or any of our affiliates' web pages that are hosted by us, our web server automatically recognizes and collects your IP address, which is assigned by your Internet Service Provider and does not identify you personally.
"Cookies" are pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard disk, for record-keeping purposes. Cookies in and of themselves only identify your computer; they do not personally identify you.
Third-Party Cookies: We also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads while you are visiting our websites and we permit these companies to place and access their own cookies on your computer in the course of serving advertisements. Such advertisers do not have access to the information we collect through GuidetothePhilippines cookies. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies and not ours.
HOW WE USE AND PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
To process your booking and other incidental requests;
To contact you about your booking, travel, and other arrangements;
To process your payment and/or refund;
To personalize your travel experience or provide services tailored to your requirements;
To provide you with the information you request about our products;
To send you email marketing messages and information;
To fulfill your bookings;
To confirm your purchases;
To ensure you are correctly billed;
To measure and track demographic details about our customers;
To target content on our website to more closely match your interests;
To target the appropriate content for email marketing messages to better match your interests;
To conduct marketing activities including sending out of email and SMS, for our products and services, or products and services of third parties, and to conduct market and other historical and scientific research to improve our products, services and marketing activities and generating consumer insights which may include combining personal information from third parties or public sources;
To maintain records and comply with our legal obligations;
For customer support; and
For all other purposes necessary for the provision of travel and other incidental services pursuant to your transaction. To make your profile accessible to the network of registered travelers and partners of GTTP wherein your profile will allow other registered users to communicate with you via the site’s messaging system.
We will provide you with choices regarding the use and disclosure of your Personal Information for marketing purposes.
If you connect to GuidetothePhilippines using Facebook, we may show you reviews, photos, and tours that your Facebook friends have posted, shared, saved or purchased on Guide to the Philippines. Note that, if you have Facebook friends who are using Guide to the Philippines, they may also share information about you with us through Facebook. If you wish to prevent that sharing, please review your Facebook privacy settings.
You can also choose to access third-party social media websites and services through GuidetothePhilippines (such as Facebook and Twitter). When you do so, you are sharing information with those sites, and the information you share is governed by their privacy policies.
Please consider who you choose to share your information with, as people who can see your activity on our products can choose to share it with others. When you share a post or send a message to specific friends or accounts, they can download, screenshot, or reshare such content to others. When you comment on someone else's post or react to their content, your comment or reaction will likewise be visible to anyone who can see the other person's content, and that person can later change their audience.
TO WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We also share your Personal Information with third parties contracted to provide us with marketing and data reporting services who are bound by an obligation of confidentiality and with other third-party marketing partners.
We currently contract with several third-party online partners to help manage and optimize our Internet business and communications. We use the services of third-party marketing companies to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our website. To do this, we use web beacons and cookies provided by such marketing companies in connection with our websites. The information we collect helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.
We may also use or disclose Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others; or (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We may send you marketing emails with information about GuidetothePhilippines deals, destination and product news, sweepstakes, programs, etc., and other special promotions that we believe that you will find valuable, interesting, or informative. We will provide you with choices regarding our use of your Personal Information for marketing purposes. If you are no longer interested in receiving future email marketing communications from GuidetothePhilippines, you have several choices for opting out of future mailings:
< > You may unsubscribe at any time by following the directions and link included in each email marketing message we send. You may email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be unsubscribed by including your name, email address, and the words "unsubscribe" in the subject or message body.
OUR DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS AND SUPPLIERS
SECURITY AND STORAGE MEASURES
We have established appropriate physical, technical, and organizational security measures to protect the Personal Information provided to us. We use several security techniques including secure servers, firewalls, and encryption in safeguarding the storage of data. Personal Information is encrypted as it travels over the internet because we use a Security Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. These safeguards are regularly reviewed to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure and improper use of your information, and to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the data. We will adapt and implement the necessary changes for security measures to ensure the continuous security of your Personal Information.
RIGHTS OF DATA SUBJECT
The Personal Information you have provided in the Sites shall be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements with third parties. You may exercise your particular Right to Access, Modify and Delete the Personal Information and change marketing preferences, by contacting us through the information provided below:
Guidetothe Philippines Inc.
Joseph Eli B. Tan
PALex Admin. Bldg., PAL Gate 1, Andrews Ave., Nichols, Pasay City
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PT)
Kindy note that when you request for the deletion of your account, we delete things you have posted, such as your photos and status updates, and you won't be able to recover that information later. Information that others have shared about you is not considered part of your account and won't be deleted.
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