SMDC may use and process the personal data collected about you to allow your agent to assist you in complying with the requirements of your account, or for you to participate in the Event, other similar events to be held by SMDC, including the publication of your name should you win the same, and other discounts, promos, sales, advertisements, marketing activities and commercial communications of SMDC, including direct marketing. However, if necessary, SMDC may subject the personal information to additional processing before using the same. SMDC may use the information that it collected from or provided by you to: • Process job applications and comply with requirements of government agencies such as, but not limited to, BIR, Pag-IBIG, Philhealth, SSS, etc. • Respond to your online inquiries and requests • Improve our online services by performing data analytics • Generate statistical information • Comply with applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and Company policies SMDC may also use your personal information in other ways for which you will be provided specific notice at the time of collection. At all times, your personal data shall not be used or processed for any purpose that is contrary to law, morals, or public policy.
SMDC has instituted policies and procedures which intend to protect personal data which it has collected and continues to collect. These include securing any document containing personal data, requiring the execution of non-disclosure agreements by its employees, consultants, vendors, suppliers and contractors, among others. SMDC’s websites are scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to said website as safe as possible. SMDC also uses regular Malware Scanning. Your personal data is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the personal data confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SMDC implements a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers. While there will always be a risk of unauthorized disclosure of personal data, SMDC believes that the foregoing safeguards are sufficient to prevent the occurrence of such risk and is committed to updating and improving such safeguards in order to protect your personal data in compliance with the Data Privacy Act.