The College of Medicine of the University of the Philippines Manila (also referred to as ‘UP College of Medicine’) respects and values your rights as a data subject under the 2012 Data Privacy Act (DPA). The UP College of Medicine is committed to protecting the personal information you provide in accordance with the requirements of the DPA and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). As part of its commitment, the UP College of Medicine implements appropriate security measures to maintain and protect the integrity, accessibility, and confidentiality of your personal information. This page explains what personal information we collect and process when you visit the UP College of Medicine’s website, including details on how that information is used.
Personal Information Processing
The information published here applies to the use of your personal information by the UP College of Medicine through the viewing or use of its website (https://cm.upm.edu.ph) or any page within its domain which has pointed you to this page. The information published here is limited to the use of personal information by the UP College of Medicine website.
The use of your personal information is necessary for the legitimate interests of the UP College of Medicine in operating and improving its website, analyzing its use, and ensuring its security. Our website processes your personal information that we collect in ways that are compatible with your individual rights and freedoms. Where you enter your personal information into an online form on any of page of our website for any specified purpose, you will be informed about the use we will make of that information (e.g. to send you newsletters or to enable your attendance at an event).
To enrich and perfect your online experience, University of the Philippines College of Medicine uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Accessing My Personal Information
You have the right to access the personal information that is held about you by the University of the Philippines through the UP College of Medicine’s website. You also have the right to ask us to correct any inaccurate personal information we hold about you, to delete personal information, or otherwise restrict our processing, or to object to our processing (including the receipt of direct marketing), or to receive an electronic copy of the personal information you provided to us. Please note that all of these rights are qualified in various ways.
Who Can I Contact?
If you have any questions about how your personal information is collected or processed, or wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer of the University of the Philippines Manila:
Data Privacy Officer
University of the Philippines Manila
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number: +63 275091003
If you have concerns, complaints, or are not happy with the way your information is being handled, or with the response received from us, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the National Privacy Commission (https://www.privacy.gov.ph)