It covers information that could identify you (“personal information”) and information that could not. In the context of the law and this notice, “process” means collect, store, transfer, use or otherwise act on information. It tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. As used herein the term "use" shall mean use, access, install, sign into, connect with, download, visit or browse the Services.
DATA PRIVACY ACT COMPLIANT
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
BILCI may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Site includes: name, shipping address, email address, and telephone number, PRC License and demographic information, such as your age, gender, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us when you register at www.bilci-ph.com and/or our mobile application, or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site and our mobile application, such as online chat and message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site and limit vital information and details on your certificate that may be required for renewal at PRC (Professional Regulation Commission) if you are a license professional.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:
- Create and manage your account
- Deliver newsletters, vouchers, targeted marketing and other information regarding promotions to you
- Email you regarding our course progress and concerns, request for feedback etc.
- Enable user-to-user communications
- Fulfill and manage orders, payments, and other transactions related to BILCI website
- Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the or website more personalized
- Increase the efficiency and operation of the BILCI website
- Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience
- Notify you of updates to the website
- Perform other business activities as needed
- Process payments and refunds
- Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems
- Respond to user service requests
If you enroll in any of the CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Programs, the data collected from you, including; but not limited to name, profession, PRC license, email, demographic profile (gender and age), results of the pre/post tests and feedback forms will be submitted to PRC for compliance of the CPD Programs.
Anonymous information we collectInformation our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site. If you are using our mobile application, this information may also include your device name and type, your operating system, your phone number, your country, your likes and replies to a post, and other interactions with the application and other users via server log files, as well as any other information you choose to provide
Facebook PermissionsBILCI Website may by default access your Facebook basic account information, including your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL, as well as other information that you choose to make public. We may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as friends, checkIns, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission. For more information regarding Facebook permissions, refer to the Facebook Permissions Reference page.
Data from Social NetworksUser information from social networking sites, such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.
Internet-Based AdvertisingAdditionally, we may use third-party software to serve ads on BILCI website. This third-party software may use information about your visits to BILCI Website and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Online PostingsWhen you post comments to our Blogs, contributions or other content to BILCI Website, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside BILCI website in perpetuity.
FINANCIAL DATA AND SECURITY
Financial DataFinancial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that are collected through our website are secured. When you agree to set up a direct credit/debit arrangement, the information you give to us is passed to our reputable payment service provider for processing according to our instructions. We do not keep a copy.
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
BILCI is for professionals and usage by children is not intended. The safety of children is very important to us. Children (under age 18) should always ask parents for permission before sending personal information to BILCI, or to anyone online. We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 18. If you become aware of any data, we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
CHANGING YOUR PRIVACY OPTIONS
Update Your Registration InformationYou can correct or change the information collected during site registration at any time on your account preferences or profile pages.
Update Your Newsletter SubscriptionsYou can opt-in to newsletter mailing lists, or remove yourself at any time through our email email@example.com, or by following the instructions at the end of the newsletters you receive.
QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS