UrbanFilipina.com takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for UrbanFilipina.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
You do not need to provide personal information to read stories and enjoy our website. If you choose to join our email list or create a user account in our community, you will be asked to provide basic personal information.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you contact us through our website, email, or social media, we will collect certain personal information to respond to your request. This information is not shared with any third parities.
To customize and improve user experience and prevent abuse, UrbanFilipina.com may employ tracking “cookies.” You may choose to turn the cookie function off in your web browser, though this may disrupt the function of the Website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Who we share your data with
We never sell or share your personal information to third parities. However, we may share non-personally identifiable data concerning traffic and user engagement metrics to trusted third parties such as advertisers and analysts.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
UrbanFilipina.com will retain your personal data for the duration it deems necessary for its reasonable business needs to ensure full delivery and performance of the services you require or for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes UrbanFilipina.com collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements, or for complying with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental requests.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Protecting your data
UrbanFilipina.com implements reasonable and appropriate organizational, physical, and technical security measures to protect any data, such as personal information, meta-data or otherwise, that UrbanFilipina.com collects from you.
Industry & government regulatory disclosure requirements
UrbanFilipina.com processes your personal data for purposes of using the Website, UrbanFilipina.com shall comply with its obligations on data privacy, as specified in Republic Act No. 10173, its implementing rules and regulations, and all other relevant data privacy laws. Where applicable, UrbanFilipina.com shall likewise comply with relevant data privacy laws of the country or territory where you are a citizen, a resident or otherwise accessing the Website.
You acknowledge that, pursuant to Republic Act No. 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2015 (the “Cybercrime Law”), law enforcement authorities, with due cause, shall be authorized to collect or record by technical or electronic means traffic data in real-time associated with specified communications transmitted by means of a computer system.
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address given on our website.
Changes to this agreement
UrbanFilipina.com may amend this Privacy Notice at any time in its sole discretion. Any amendments or modifications to this Privacy Notice may be effected by UrbanFilipina.com through announcements made through the Website and/or written notice, advice or material sent to you.