For purposes of this policy, Personal Information is any information or data about you that is personally identifiable to you, like your name, address, email address, phone number, etc., which are not otherwise publicly available. You will be able to use much of the features of the website without need of divulging any Personal Information to FUP or to any of the Philippine colleges and universities mentioned on the site. There may be instances, however, when you may be required to provide Personal Information to enable FUP to provide you with the information or data that you have requested. Thus, this policy covers how FUP treats your Personal Information collected or received by or through the website. This policy only applies to this website. It does not apply to practices of companies or entities that FUP does not own or control, such as the medical institutions and health centers listed in the website, advertisers, and the like.
Information Collection and Use
FUP may collect Personal Information when you use the features, information, data, and services of the website. Personal Information may also be collected when you register with FUP’s website, visit or view any of its pages, or websites or pages of the Philippine colleges and universities listed in its website. Additionally, Personal Information may be collected from you, at your option, when you sign the online form on the website which will be used when you contact your Philippine college or university of interest. If and when you register with the website or make requests to FUP, the latter may ask for certain Personal Information, such as, but not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, gender, educational interests, degree or educational program options, etc. FUP’s website may also automatically receive and record information and data from your computer and browser, which are not personally identifiable to you, including but not limited to your IP address, cookies, software and hardware attributes, and the page or website you are accessing. FUP may use this information to customize the content and advertisements that you see, fulfill your requests, improve its services, address your concerns, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients of FUP.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
FUP does not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies, except to provide the information, data, or services you have requested, or under the following circumstances:
- When FUP provides the information to its trusted partners who work on behalf of or with FUP under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help FUP communicate with you about offers, promos, discounts, etc.
- When FUP responds to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise its legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- When the website is acquired by another entity or if FUP is merged with another company. In this event, however, FUP will notify you before information about you are transferred to another entity or company, by e-mailing you or by posting of a notice to this effect on the website.
The website contains directory listings of colleges, universities and educational institutions in the Philippines. The websites, thus, has many links to other independent websites run by educational institutions that are separate and distinct from FUP. When you click a link found on the website, which directs you to another site not owned or under the control of FUP, you are deemed to be subject to the privacy and security policies of that site.
When you send FUP an email or complete its online forms, FUP will not share your Personal Information with anyone outside of its own staff and personnel, subject to the limits of this policy, with the exception of educational institutions about whom you have inquired.
FUP takes proper care to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of your Personal Information, such as but not limited to, the installation of physical, electronic, and procedural methods of security. However, FUP cannot assure you that all Personal Information that it may collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice. There may be instances of inadvertent disclosures, which are beyond the control of or not due to the fault or negligence of FUP. As a consequence, FUP disclaims any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or non-disclosure of your Personal Information.
FUP may update this policy from time to time. FUP will notify you about significant changes in the way it treats your Personal Information by sending a notice to the primary email address you have specified or by placing a prominent notice on the website.