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Privacy Policy

Hi, Your privacy is important to Afanti.com.ph. Please read this Privacy Notice carefully as it forms part of the Terms of Use which govern the use of the Afanti.com.ph Services and the Afanti.com.ph Websites.

This Privacy Notice explains-:

  1. The type of personal information about you which is processed by Afanti.com.ph when you use the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites;
  2. How Afanti.com.ph processes the personal information about you when you use the Afanti.com.ph Services and the Afanti.com.ph Websites;
  3. The purposes for which Afanti.com.ph collects and processes your personal information;
  4. Your right to access and correct your personal information;
  5. The class of third parties to which Afanti.com.ph may disclose your personal information to;
  6. Whether it is obligatory or voluntarily for you to supply the personal information and the consequences of failing to provide your personal information when it is obligatory; and
  7. How Afanti.com.ph safeguards the confidentiality and security of your personal information.

Any changes will be notified to you via the e-mail address provided by you on registration or via a suitable announcement on the Afanti.com.ph Websites. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. The changes will apply to the use of the Afanti.com.ph Services and the Afanti.com.ph Websites after Afanti.com.ph have given you notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms you should not continue to use the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites. If you continue to use the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites after the date on which the changes comes into effect, your use of the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms.

In this Privacy Notice:-

“Afanti.com.ph“, “Afanti.com.ph Services“, “Afanti.com.ph Websites“, “You“, Candidates“, “Advertisers” and “Employers” shall have the same meaning as defined in the Terms of Use.

“Afanti.com.ph Profile” means the profile created by users of the Afanti.com.ph Websites that may include personal information, resume and photo.

“personal information” is data that can be used to identify an individual.

“processing” includes but is not limited to collecting, holding, storing, recording, organizing, adapting, using, disclosing, correcting, destructing.

  1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    1. When you register for the Afanti.com.ph Services
      1. Each time when you register with Afanti.com.ph for any of the Afanti.com.ph Services, you will be asked to provide certain personal information about yourself in order to create a MyAfanti.com.ph account.
      2. The personal information collected during the registration process includes but is not limited to your email address, name, nationality, identity card number, passport number, country of residence.
      3. Whenever the personal information requested by Afanti.com.ph is marked as “Required Field”, you must provide and agree to the processing of this personal information by Afanti.com.ph. If you do not agree to provide this personal information and/or not agree to us processing it in the manner set out in this Privacy Notice, then Afanti.com.ph will be unable to provide the relevant services to you and your application for such services will be rejected.
      4. Some Advertisers and/or Employers may also require you to answer a list of questions selected by that Advertiser and/or Employer as part of your online application. By answering the Application questions you acknowledge that Afanti.com.ph will provide your answers to that Advertiser and/or Employer and may use your answers to populate your Afanti.com.ph Profile and enable Advertisers and/or Employers to surface that information when using Talent Search. Afanti.com.ph may also use your answers to improve our products, including through improving our search and matching capabilities.
    2. From your use of the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites
      1. We collect personal information directly from you when you choose to engage any of the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or to use the Afanti.com.ph Websites. The following are examples of personal information Afanti.com.ph may collect directly from you:-
        1. Age;
        2. Date of birth;
        3. Telephone number or mobile number;
        4. Your image;
        5. Academic qualifications;
        6. Identification documents given by the school/college/university/institute;
        7. Resume;
        8. Personal interests and preferences;
        9. Working experience;
        10. Credit card or debit card details;
        11. Other information associated with a resume for job applications
      2. If you choose to add referees to your Afanti.com.ph Profile, Afanti.com.ph will ask you for their names, telephone numbers, emails, position titles and other relevant particulars. This information will be enclosed as part of your job application and employers may contact them to get references for your applications.
      3. If you choose to use Afanti.com.ph Services to tell a friend about its services or Afanti.com.ph Websites, Afanti.com.ph will ask for your friend’s name and e-mail address. An e-mail inviting your friend to use the Afanti.com.ph Services or to visit the Afanti.com.ph Websites will be sent to him/her automatically.
      4. If you wish to stop Afanti.com.ph from processing this type of personal information about you, Afanti.com.ph will no longer be able to provide the relevant services to you.
      5. In addition, Afanti.com.ph may ask your permission to post your testimonial or success story. If you agree to post your material on Afanti.com.ph Websites, you should be aware that any personal information you submit can be read, collected, or used by other users of the Afanti.com.ph Websites and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us here.
    3. When you visit the Afanti.com.ph Websites
      1. When you visit any Afanti.com.ph Websites our web servers automatically collect information about your visit to these websites, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the time, date and duration of your visit. your IP address is a unique identifier for your computer or other access device
      2. Afanti.com.ph may track your visits to any Afanti.com.ph Websites by placing a “cookie” on your computer or other access device when you enter. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other access device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more effectively, as well as to provide information to the owners of the websites.
      3. Cookies allow Afanti.com.ph to save preferences for you so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit. Cookies also help Afanti.com.ph collect anonymous click stream data for tracking user trends and patterns. Afanti.com.ph may use the anonymous click stream data to help the Advertiser to deliver better-targeted advertisements.
      4. You can remove cookies by following directions provided in your internet browser’s “help” file. You should understand that areas of certain websites will not function properly if you set your internet browser to not accept cookies.
      5. Afanti.com.ph also uses clear gifs in its HTML-based emails in order to find out which emails have been opened by the recipients. This allows Afanti.com.ph to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of its marketing campaigns.
      6. Our partners and service providers use cookies to collect information about the usage of Afanti.com.ph Websites. The use of cookies by our partners and service providers is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies.
  2. PURPOSES OF COLLECTING AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    1. The purposes for which Afanti.com.ph processes your personal information are as follows:-
      1. To verify your identity;
      2. To assess and/or verify your employability and credit worthiness;
      3. To provide the Afanti.com.ph Services which you have requested;
      4. To administer and manage the Afanti.com.ph Services provided to you;
      5. To contact you in respect of Afanti.com.ph Services;
      6. To facilitate the provision to you of tailored educational offerings and improve your career prospects by supplying your information to our strategic partners;
      7. To improve placement opportunities for you or for tailoring specific services to you;
      8. To verify your academic and professional qualification by contacting the school/college/university/institute/ professional qualifying bodies;
      9. To contact the referee and/or the guarantor whom details have been provided by you;
      10. To process your order for the Afanti.com.ph Services which you have requested;
      11. To investigate and resolve any of the Afanti.com.ph Services, billing queries, complaints or other enquiries that you submit to Afanti.com.ph regarding Afanti.com.ph Services;
      12. To manage staff training and quality assurance;
      13. To monitor and improve the performance of the Afanti.com.ph Websites and the Afanti.com.ph Services;
      14. To maintain and develop the Afanti.com.ph Websites and Afanti.com.ph Services;
      15. To gain an understanding of your information and communication needs in order for Afanti.com.ph to enhance and customize the Afanti.com.ph Services;
      16. To conduct research and development and statistical analysis in connection with the Afanti.com.ph Services to identify trends and develop new services that reflect your interests;
      17. To assist Afanti.com.ph in understanding your browsing preferences on the Afanti.com.ph Websites so that Afanti.com.ph can tailor content accordingly;
      18. To detect and prevent fraudulent activity.
    2. You are not able to limit the processing of your personal information for the purposes set out in Clause 2.1 above. If you do not consent to Afanti.com.ph processing your personal information for the said purposes, you must terminate your relevant agreement with Afanti.com.ph for the Afanti.com.ph Services and stop using the Afanti.com.ph Websites.
    3. In addition, Afanti.com.ph may use your personal information for the following purposes:-
      1. To promote and market to you:
        1. Other Afanti.com.ph Services; or
        2. Services of third parties which Afanti.com.ph thinks may be of interest of you;
      2. To send you seasonal greeting messages and/or message informing you of a critical performance error in the Afanti.com.ph Websites and/or the Afanti.com.ph Services.
      3. To send you tips, advice and survey information to maximize your career development including but not limited to using the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites.
    4. Afanti.com.ph will ask for your consent before processing your personal information other than those set out in Clauses 2.1 and 2.3.
  3. AFANTI.COM.PH PROFILE
    1. Afanti.com.ph gives you the option of putting your Afanti.com.ph Profile in the Afanti.com.ph Resume Database provided that you use Afanti.com.ph’s preset format for uploading your information. There are two ways of doing so:-
      1. You can store your Afanti.com.ph Profile in the Afanti.com.ph Resume Database, but not allow it to be searchable by potential Employers or Advertisers or Candidates Account Holders. Not allowing your Afanti.com.ph Profile to be searchable means that you can use it to apply for a job online, but Employers or Advertisers or Candidates Account Holders will not have access to search it through the Afanti.com.ph Resume Database.
      2. You can allow your Afanti.com.ph Profile to be searchable by Employers or Advertisers or Candidates Account Holders. When you opt to make your Afanti.com.ph Profile searchable, your full profile, resume and personal information will be visible to Employers or Advertisers or Candidates Account Holder who download your Afanti.com.ph Profile from Afanti.com.ph Resume Database.
    2. Afanti.com.ph uses its best effort to restrict access to the Afanti.com.ph Resume Database only to those who have subscribed to the Afanti.com.ph Services, these parties may retain a copy of your Afanti.com.ph Profile in their own files or databases.
    3. Afanti.com.ph will take reasonable steps to ensure that parties other than those mentioned above will not, without Afanti.com.ph’s consent, gain access to the Afanti.com.ph Resume Database. However, Afanti.com.ph is not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of Afanti.com.ph Profile by any third parties.
    4. Notwithstanding Clause 3.1, Afanti.com.ph reserves the right to have full access to your Afanti.com.ph Profile for the purpose set out in Clause 2.1 to perform Afanti.com.ph Services.
  4. CHOICE AND ACCESS OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    1. You may have different privacy concerns. Afanti.com.ph’s goal is to be clear of what information it collects, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. For example:-
      1. You can control who you share your personal information with;
      2. You can review and control your subscription to various marketing preferences, Afanti.com.ph Services;
      3. You may view, edit or delete your personal information and preferences at any time.
      4. You may choose not to receive any marketing materials from Afanti.com.ph;
      5. You may also subscribe to additional Afanti.com.ph Services by logging into a MyAfanti.com.ph account;
    2. You can delete your MyAfanti.com.ph account at any time in which event Afanti.com.ph will remove all access to your account, resume and Afanti.com.ph Profile in the database. The deletion of your MyAfanti.com.ph account does not affect Afanti.com.ph Profile that you had already sent to Employers or were previously downloaded by Employers, Advertisers or SiVA Account Holders.
  5. RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    1. Afanti.com.ph will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes set out in Clause 2 above and any legal or business purposes.
  6. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    1. Afanti.com.ph is committed to keeping personal information secure. Afanti.com.ph has appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to protect personal information from loss, theft and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Sensitive information (such as a credit card number) entered on our payment gateway services are encrypted during the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
    2. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us here.
  7. TO WHOM PERSONAL INFORMATION IS DISCLOSED
    1. Personal information mentioned in Clause 1 above may be disclosed to the classes of third parties as follows in order for Afanti.com.ph to effectively manage its business including to render the Afanti.com.ph Services to you to achieve the purposes described in Clause 2:-
      1. The Advertisers;
      2. The Employers;
      3. Third parties contracted by Afanti.com.ph to assist Afanti.com.ph in delivering all or part of the Afanti.com.ph Services to you, including without limitation, to the following:-
        1. Payment gateway services for optional services;
        2. Profiling/assessment services;
        3. Online advertising services;
        4. Mapping services;
        5. Maintenance and repair services; and
        6. Market research and website usage analysis services.
      4. Strategic partners that work with Afanti.com.ph to provide the Afanti.com.ph Services or that help market and promote Afanti.com.ph Services and/or Afanti.com.ph Websites;
      5. Strategic partners that provide ancillary services such as education offerings for the purposes of improving your career prospects and/or professional qualifications.
      6. The school/college/university/institute you studied at and your referees so as to verify your academic qualification;
      7. Professional qualifying bodies where you obtained your accreditation;
      8. Where you log in to a Afanti.com.ph Website using Facebook Connect – your Facebook friends who have also logged in in to our site using Facebook Connect;
      9. Regulatory bodies, governmental bodies or other authorities if required or authorized to do so to discharge any regulatory function, under any law or in relation to any order or judgment of a court;
      10. Regulatory bodies, governmental bodies or other authorities for the purpose of detection or prevention of crime, illegal/unlawful activities or fraud or for the apprehension or prosecution of offenders, or for an investigation relating to any of these;
      11. Any party involved in or related to a legal proceeding (or prospective legal proceeding), for purposes of the legal proceedings;
      12. Afanti.com.ph’s professional advisors on a need to know basis for the purpose of those advisors providing advice to Afanti.com.ph;
      13. Any third party which acquires all or part of the assets or business of Afanti.com.ph (including accounts and trade receivables) for the purpose of that third party continuing to provide all or that part of the Afanti.com.ph Services which it acquired; and
      14. Otherwise permitted under any data protection legislation.
    2. Other than set out above, you will receive notice when personal information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
    3. Afanti.com.ph does not sell or rent any personal information collected to any other parties.
  8. YOUR OBLIGATIONS REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
    1. You are responsible for providing accurate, not misleading, complete and up-to-date information to Afanti.com.ph about yourself and any other person whose personal information you provide us and for updating this personal information as and when it becomes inaccurate, misleading, incomplete and out-of-date by contacting Afanti.com.ph here.
    2. In the circumstances you may need to provide to Afanti.com.ph personal information about someone other than yourself (for example, your referee or guarantor). If so, we rely on you to inform these individual that you are providing their personal information to Afanti.com.ph, to make sure they consent to you giving us their information and to advise them about where they can find a copy of this Privacy Notice (on our website at Privacy Policy)
  9. TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OUTSIDE OF YOUR LOCAL JURISDICTION
    1. It may be necessary for Afanti.com.ph to transfer your personal information outside of your local jurisdiction if any of Afanti.com.ph’s service providers or strategic partners (“overseas entities”) is involved in providing part of the Afanti.com.ph Services.
  10. LINKED SITES
    1. Afanti.com.ph Websites that may contain links to third party sites.
    2. Afanti.com.ph is not responsible for such third party sites. Any personal information made available by you on such sites will not have the benefit of this Privacy Notice and will be subject to the relevant third party’s privacy policy (if any).
    3. You can login to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect. This service will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this website to your profile page to share with others within your network.
    4. Where you use Facebook Connect to log in to our site you consent to Afanti.com.ph displaying your name, employer, job title and Facebook profile picture to your Facebook friends who have also logged in to Afanti.com.ph using Facebook Connect. You can unlink your Facebook and Afanti.com.ph accounts at any time.
    5. Our website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook button and widgets, or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect you IP address, which page that you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookies to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and widgets are either hosted by third party or hosted directly on our site. your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.
  11. YOUR CONSENT
    1. In using the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or the Afanti.com.ph Websites, you consent to the collections and use of the personal information by Afanti.com.ph in the ways described hereinabove (which may change from time to time) unless and until you inform Afanti.com.ph to the contrary here.
    2. Further, you consent to your referees, the school/college/university/institute where you have studied, the professional qualifying bodies where you received your accreditation and Employers to disclose your personal information to Afanti.com.ph.
  12. CONTACT INFORMATION
    1. If you still have questions about this Privacy Notice, please visit Help or Frequently Asked Questions on the Afanti.com.ph Websites. Afanti.com.ph requests your name, phone number, email address and comments so that Afanti.com.ph may respond to your concerns effectively and works to improve the Afanti.com.ph Services and/or Afanti.com.ph Websites.