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Tuesday 16th of April 2024

Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

The Philippine Space Agency respects and upholds the privacy rights of every user of this website and is committed to protecting the fundamental human right of privacy of communication, while ensuring the free flow of information to promote innovation and growth. All information collected by the Agency on this website is processed pursuant to the general principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality and will be kept safe and secure in accordance with the Republic Act No. 10173, also known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and its implementing rules and regulations (IRR).

This Privacy Notice communicates what information we collect and don’t collect from users and visitors of this website, and how this information may be used by the PhilSA to improve the website.

What we collect

The PhilSA website uses the Google Analytics service to track and analyze traffic. Data generated from this is not shared with any other parties. The following data are collected and analyzed every time you visit the PhilSA website:

  1. Your IP address
  2. Your network location
  3. Number of clicks to pages and internal links
  4. Number of clicks to external links
  5. The date and time you visited the website
  6. The referring site or platform (if any) from which you clicked to arrive to this website
  7. Your operating system
  8. The type of web browser you used to access the website

The PhilSA website may collect various types of personal information, such as your name, contact details, and any other information only when you explicitly provide them through this website.

What we don't collect

The PhilSA website does not collect your personal information, such as, but not limited to, name, affiliation, and contact information. Correspondence you initiated is made only through email or the PhilSA’s social media accounts, all of which employ separate website privacy policies. We encourage you to take time to read their site policies.

Use

Any of the information collected from users and visitors through the PhilSA website is not shared with any external party. This information shall be used by the PhilSA’s website administrators in monitoring the usage and activities of the website’s visitors. This information shall not be used for any other purposes including, but not limited to, marketing and advertising.

Protection measures

Any of the information collected through the PhilSA website will be accessible only to the website’s administrator. The Agency will employ comprehensive security measures to protect all gathered data and will not be made accessible to the public unless the Agency intends to publicize website statistics. Any information that is and will be published will not identify a specific individual.

Feedback on the Website Privacy Policy

For questions and clarifications, you may send an email to the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of the PhilSA at dpo@philsa.gov.ph.


Website Disclaimer

Access to, and use of the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) website constitutes acceptance of the following general terms and conditions.

This site is provided as a public service of the PhilSA. While we make every effort to keep the information up to date and accurate, we do not guarantee the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the PhilSA website for any purpose.

Unless indicated otherwise, information presented on this site is considered Works of the Government and may be distributed and copied except for commercial purposes. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

In no event will the PhilSA be liable for any loss or damage, including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. The PhilSA does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by external sources and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and other technical issues. The PhilSA takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

The PhilSA reserves the right to change these policies at any given time. To make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.