WTCMM

Privacy Policy

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World Trade Center Metro Manila (“WTCMM”) intends for wtc.com to complement the services that the company provides. This statement, set forth below, is our privacy statement for the local network of our professional services and their affiliated and associated entities.

Here we describe the practices we follow to respect the privacy of all visitors to this site. At WTCMM, we have focused on implementing fair information practices that are designed to protect your privacy. We believe that everyone benefits from the free flow of information when that information is gathered and used responsibly.

If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, contact us.

Collection, use, disclosure, choice

Registration is not required for you to use our site. If you are merely a visitor to wtc.com, we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, which are described below. However, there may be circumstances in which you choose to register to ongoing updates from WTCMM.

In these cases, WTCMM may contact registrants to invite them to special events, provide them with information about our services, publications and products, or for other marketing purposes.
Information collected at registration is protected using industry-standard encryption technology as it is sent over the Internet. For example, you may choose to register for:

i. Email alerts
WTCMM offers an email alert service to site visitors, in which we send subscribers email updates when new information is added to wtc.com. If you decide to subscribe, we will collect basic contact information about you, such as your name and email address.

ii. Expressing an interest in working for WTCMM
The WTCMM site enables you to register your interest in working for us or applying for an advertised vacancy. For more detail about the recruitment process and the information required, visit the careers section of wtc.com.

iii. Surveys
WTCMM may conduct surveys via its web site. Survey participants may be asked for personal information (name, contact information, etc.) in addition to opinions or feedback. The type of information collected in surveys will vary.

iv. Event registration
WTCMM facilitates event registration via its own web site or, at times, via third party web sites. Personal information may be collected via event registration forms and the type of information collected will vary. WTCMM may share registrant information with third parties in association with the event. Examples of “third parties” include hotels, sponsors or co-sponsors, promoters, event organizers (including via third party web sites), speakers, panellists, etc. Please check the details provided for individual events to understand fully how your information will be used.

v. Electronic Newsletters or “Enewsletters”
To view a WTCMM electronic enewsletter, registration is required. When you register, you must provide your name, email and contact number. We use registration information for internal research and analysis purposes to help us understand who is viewing our enewsletters, and become better equipped to serve your needs.
If you are interested in our enewsletters but you do not wish to provide any personally identifiable information, you can read the “What’s New” section posted on wtc.com, which require no registration.

vi. WTCMM Online
If you have been given access rights to WTCMM Online by your WTCMM contact, we would recommend you take note of the full privacy notice associated with this service. You will have access to the notice once you log onto WTCMM Online.

Sensitive personal data

WTCMM does not intentionally collect any sensitive information via this Web site unless legally required to do so, for example recruitment purposes. Sensitive personal information includes race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal records and in some cases social security numbers or financial information. WTCMM works to protect the confidentiality and security of such information it obtains in the course of business. Access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.

Disclosure

WTCMM will only disclose personal data to third parties that have agreed in writing to provide an adequate level of privacy protection. As such, we may disclose your personal information for the following reasons:

Note: WTCMM does not collect or compile personal data or information obtained by this site for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Data amendments and retention

Information collected from visitors to the site will only be kept in order to provide the required service. Once the service has been completed all information will be destroyed in accordance with WTCMM’s data retention policies. Should you require your information to be updated, amended or deleted from our records please contact us outlining your requirements.

Third-party links

Please be aware that wtc.com sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this privacy policy. Visitors to our site may be directed to third-party sites for more information, such as event details, sponsorship, vendor services, government entities, non-profits, and social networks. WTCMM makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each third-party site linked from wtc.com to determine their use of your personal data.

Cookies

The wtc.com web site and/or any of its governed sections may use cookies. A “cookie” is technology that allows our site to store tokens of information (an ‘identifier’) in your browser used only by our site while you are on our site. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely visiting wtc.com. They serve to help us track traffic patterns.

WTCMM occasionally advertises on third party Web sites. As part of our effort to track the success of our advertising campaigns, we may at times use a visitor identification technology such as “web beacons,” or “action tags,” which count visitors who have come to wtc.com after being exposed to a WTCMM banner ad on a third party site. We do not use this technology to access your personal information; it is only used to compile aggregated statistics about visitors who come to wtc.com and to gauge the effectiveness of our ads.

Children

This privacy statement is not intended for use by children. We understand the importance of protecting children’s information, especially in an online environment, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about children.

Changes to this policy

WTCMM may change this policy statement as needed. If changes to the statement are made, please note that it may take up to 30 business days before new privacy practices are implemented. Check this page periodically if you would like to monitor changes.

Unsubscribe

WTCMM gives you choices regarding the collection and usage of your personally identifiable information. If you have registered for any WTCMM related updates through wtc.com, and do not wish to receive future e-mails, please visit our unsubscribe page within the application you registered.

Further information

For more information on the extent to which this privacy statement applies, please see the legal statement.