According to the Data Privacy Act of 2012, it is the policy of the State “to protect the fundamental human right of privacy of communication while ensuring free flow of information to promote innovation and growth.”
Any information that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office website (www.pcso.gov.ph) will collect from its visitors shall be used primarily to give the site’s editors and administrators an idea of how people use the website, and of what they are looking for.
Information collected from users will not be used for marketing or commercial purposes such that the information we collect shall be used primarily for the following purposes
To improve the website: Information such as pages most frequently visited, and technology used to access the website, may help the site handlers determine which aspect of site development or content creation to prioritize. Feedback from user emails may also be used for such purposes.
To send periodic emails: We may use the email address provided by a user to respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a user decides to opt in to our mailing list, he or she will be sent emails that may include news, updates, or other information. When addressing inquiries or concerns sent to us through email, our citizens engagement officers may endorse a user’s message, along with his or her information to other government agencies. Should you wish to exempt your information from this practice, please indicate as much in your correspondence.