FAITH Colleges respects and upholds data privacy rights and aims to comply with the requirements of the DPA. This policy ensures that all personal data collected from learners, students, and parents are processed, pursuant to the general principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality, as stipulated in the Act.
FAITH Colleges also adhere balance to your personal privacy and the free flow of information, especially when practicing our legitimate interests and when necessary to carry out our responsibilities as an educational institution.
WHY DO WE COLLECT, ACQUIRE OR GENERATE YOUR INFORMATION?
We collect, acquire, or generate your personal data in many forms. They may consist of written records, photographic and video images, digital material, and even biometric records.
Name, directory information, data about personal circumstance, information obtained during interviews and exams, academic and or curricular undertakings, co-curricular engagements, extra-curricular activities, disciplinary incidents, physical and mental health records, other forms of data like pictures or videos of various school activities, thru official documentation, or thru recordings from closed circuit security televisions installed within the school premises; family information such as mother and father’s contact and directory information, occupation, employer
All information provided to FAITH Colleges as a job applicant, previous employment records, clearances, birth and baptismal certificates, government issued IDs, tax related documents, payroll account information, attendance records, administrative records, assessments, and evaluations; academic and professional updates, photographs, and audio-visual information
Name, address, contact details, social media accounts, date of birth, civil status, gender, religion, Government issued IDs, educational qualifications, professional qualifications, certifications, and employment references, employment and training history, licenses, NBI/Police clearances, health records, family profile, photographs.
Name, year graduated, educational information and advances, professional advances
Name, company/institution details, telephone/mobile number, proof of identification such as: Passport, Driver’s License, Company-issued ID, SSS UMID ID, PhilHealth ID, School ID, TIN Card, Postal ID, Voter’s ID, PRC ID, Senior Citizen ID, OFW ID, PWD Card, GSIS ID
Name, business name, address, contact number, tax identification number, bank account number, tax code, exemption code
There may be instances when personal information is sent to or received by us even without our prior request. In such cases, we will determine if we can legitimately keep such information. If it is not related to any of our legitimate interests, we will immediately dispose of the information in a way that will safeguard your privacy. Otherwise, it will be treated in the same manner as information you provide us. For background checking for employment purposes, we will require your consent before we proceed with the request.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We use your personal data to pursue our legitimate interests as an educational institution which includes variety of academic, administrative, research, historical and statistical purposes.
We may use the information we collect for the purposes such as:
We may also share, disclose or transfer your personal data to other persons or organizations in order to uphold your interests and/or pursue our legitimate interests as an educational institution. We may share, disclose, or transfer your personal data for purposes such as:
Your personal data is stored and transmitted securely in a variety of paper and electronic formats, including databases that are shared between the school’s different units or offices. Access to your personal data is limited to school personnel who have a legitimate interest in them for the purpose of carrying out their contractual duties. Rest assured that our use of your personal data will not be excessive and will be in accordance with RA 10173 or the Data Privacy Act.
Though there is a clause on not allowing perpetual storage of personal data under RA 10173 for undeclared and unforeseen purposes, the school is applying the National Privacy Commission Advisory Opinion 2017-24 as basis for the storage of the personal data in perpetuity which includes the Diploma and Transcript of Records of the student. We will also retain your relevant personal data indefinitely for historical and statistical purposes.
As the data subject, you are afforded the following rights as written in RA 10173 otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012. You have the right to:
FAITH Colleges recognizes the students’ rights with respect to personal data as provided by the Data Privacy Act of 2012. Should students and or parents/guardians (for students below 18 years old) or anyone of its data subjects decide to exercise any of these rights, the school will consider such action and address the same in accordance with the law.
Should there be concerns or questions with respect to data subject rights, this Policy, or any matter involving the institution’s data privacy, you may contact the FAITH Colleges Data Protection Office.
Landline: +63 043 7780656 local 124
Address: 2 President Laurel Hi-way, Brgy. Darasa, Tanauan City, Batangas
You are also entitled to contact the National Privacy Commission, the primary agency in charge with the enforcement of the Data Privacy Act.
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Updated: November 27, 2019