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 PRIVACY NOTICE

 

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) is committed in making every effort to fully observe existing laws and regulations relating to data privacy. As such, and in compliance with the Data Privacy Act (DPA) of 2012, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), and other issuances of the National Privacy Commission (NPC), BTr is issuing the following privacy notice:

In accordance with its mandate, BTr may collect information from data subjects when transacting with the BTr. In collecting and processing data, BTr adheres to the general privacy principles of transparency, legitimacy of purpose, and proportionality.

 

Information Collected

 

The Personal Information collected will depend on the services a data subject receives from BTr. Generally, this may include the data subject's name, address, email address, and other information as may be necessary.

 

Purpose of Information Processing

 

Personal Information and other data obtained may be processed to monitor, analyze, communicate, provide services, carry out transactions, verify identity, and perform other acts as permitted by law.

 

Security

 

BTr maintains technical, administrative, and physical security measures to protect information or data obtained. BTr uses a variety of IT security technologies and carefully crafted procedures to better protect the personal information of a data subject from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Moreover, BTr has included provision of contingency plans and disaster recovery sites for its critical applications.

 

Website

 

This website is created to provide information about BTr, its products, and its services. The website does not use cookies or other similar technologies and does not obtain web-traffic data such as the data subject's IP address, operating system, browser type, date and time of visit, or geolocation. However, as a means of communication, the website incorporates a contact form that allows visitors to send feedback to BTr. The type of data obtained therein only includes the data subject's name and email address.

 

Links to External Websites

 

This website contains links to other websites. BTr is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. Visitors are encouraged to be aware of respective privacy policy of these sites.

 

Changes to this Policy

 

BTr reserves its right to alter, modify, substitute or delete this Privacy Notice, or any part hereof.

 

Rights of a Data Subject

 

Data subjects have the right to ask for a copy of any Personal Information held by BTr about them, as well as to ask for those information to be corrected or deleted. The exercise of the rights mentioned may be subject to limitations as may be provided by law.

 

Data Protection Officer

 

For questions, comments, or suggestions, the designated Data Privacy Officer may be contacted through dpo@treasury.gov.ph.

Disclaimer:

The information on this site is intended as a general reference for internet users. It is made available on the understanding that The Bureau of The Treasury (BTr), as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice.

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