PRIVACY POLICY

About the policy

 

This policy explains what information is collected when you use the INNOTECH website (https://www.seameo-innotech.org). It also identifies and describes how user information is stored and used by INNOTECH. This also explains how you can update the information you share with us.

 

SEAMEO INNOTECH takes data privacy seriously. As such, any personal information that you share with us are treated with utmost care and sensitivity.

 

What we collect and how we use it

 

In order to give you the best experience while using the INNOTECH website, we collect information from your interactions with our platform. Some are automatically collected by our system, while some are requested from you. Below are the data we collect and how it is used.

 

Website Analytics

INNOTECH draws audience data from the services of Google Analytics. These data are collected for the sole purpose of analyzing the usage of the website and monitoring the user traffic.

 

The following information is collected and stored anonymously for every interaction you have on our website:

    • Technical specifications of browser and device used
    • Internet Protocol (IP) address
    • Date, time, and location (city/country)
    • Page visited/Resources downloaded
    • Duration of stay
    • Referral information

 

Personal Information

Personal Information is any information that may be used to identify an individual. INNOTECH collects this information whenever a user creates an account in the Forum, registers for a course, signs up for an Event, downloads a Resource, and sends a message through the Contact Us page. It is used to coordinate information specific for the user (transaction update, course schedule, event details, etc.), monitor who participates in the Forum, gather user profile on who downloads certain resources, and address queries. The information is also used to recommend and market related INNOTECH programs and projects by including the users in the mailing list of the Center’s newsletters and email blasts.

 

The following Personal Information is collected with the consent of the user:

    • Title
    • Name (First and Last)
    • Email Address
    • Contact Number
    • Institution/Office
    • Institution/Office Address
    • City, Country
    • Age
    • Highest Educational Attainment
    • Profession/Profile
    • Purpose/Concern/Message

 

For transactions with online payment (i.e. Event, Course), event/course details and some personal information of the user is shared to a third party application (i.e. PayPal) to process the payment. This is done with the consent of the user.

 

User-generated contents

The contents shared by the users on the website such as Forum posts, queries, and feedback will be collected and stored by INNOTECH. Some Forum posts may be used and featured on INNOTECH newsletters and social media with the consent of the person who posted it.

 

 

Data Storage and Handling

All data are stored indefinitely or until the user requested to change their preferences. Data is handled by authorized INNTOECH staff.

 

 

Cookies

The INNOTECH website uses cookies for users to navigate the website easily. Cookies are small pieces of data stored on the user’s browser whenever they access the website. This allows the user’s computer or browser to remember some information, like the details you input on the forms. This also allows the users to browse the website with less loading time when they have previously visited the website.

 

 

Third-party links

The website provides third party links for the user’s convenience. Activities on the third party sites and the information you shared there is not covered by INNOTECH’s privacy policy.

 

 

Modifying or deleting your personal information

A user who created an account on the website can easily modify their personal data in their profile pages. However, users who shared their personal information through other forms (i.e. Registration, Resource, Contact Us) may only request for the deletion or modification of their data through email.

 

 

Contact

For further concerns regarding the Privacy Policy of INNOTECH, you may contact us through the following channels:

 

Contact
Email: privacy@seameo-innotech.org
Tel: +63 2 8-924-7681 to 84
Fax: +63 2 8-921-0224

 

Address
SEAMEO INNOTECH Commonwealth Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Philippines 1101

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