PRIVACY POLICY

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Last Updated:  24 May 2018

FunInThePhilippines.com (the “Website”), which is owned and operated by
Thrive Marketing Media, LLC (“Company”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is governed by the following Privacy Policy.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to be open and transparent about what information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the Website. Please note that this Website Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use which is displayed in the footer of each page of the Website. By using the Website you agree to be bound and abide by this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. If you do not want to agree to this Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information political, religious or philosophical opinions, beliefs, associations or affiliations; health and sexuality; racial or ethnic origin; membership of a trade union, or a professional or trade association; or criminal records. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our Websites from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our Website is structured to attract anyone under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.

If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us immediately at admin@FunInThePhilippines.com and we will make our best effort to promptly remove such information from our records.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the Website, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring Website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

OUR COOKIE POLICY

Visiting FunInThePhilippines.com with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you want to use our website’s contents, and that you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies to provide them to you as described in our Privacy Policy.

Please exit this website if you do not consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy here explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How we use cookies

When you use and access the Website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Website
  • To provide analytics
  • To store your preferences
  • To enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Website and we use different types of cookies to run the Website:

  • Essential cookies. We may use cookies to remember information that changes the way the Website behaves or looks, such as a user’s language preference on the Website.
  • Accounts-related cookies. We may use accounts-related cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. We may use these cookies to remember information that changes the way the Website behaves or looks, such as the “remember me” functionality.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Website is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Website to see how our users react to them.
  • Advertising cookies. These type of cookies are used to deliver advertisements on and through the Website and track the performance of these advertisements. These cookies may also be used to enable third-party advertising networks to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based upon your activities or interests.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Website, deliver advertisements on and through the Website, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

Third Party Use of Cookies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different Websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Specific Information We Collect on You

When you access the Website, the Company will learn certain information about you during your visit. As a business, we collect personal data from you in a number of ways including:

  • Newsletter opt-ins: Your name and email address.
  • Waiting Lists: Your name and email address.
  • Transactions: Your name, email address, billing information, and payment source.
  • Comments: Your name, email address, and comment. Please note by posting a comment on this Website or in our forum, you consent to the posting of any Personal Information that you provide. You should be aware that such Personal Information can be read, collected, or used by other visitors to these public areas. We have no control over how these visitors use your Personal Information.

Your Option to Not Provide Your Personal Information

If you don’t want to provide us with personal data, you don’t have to, but it might mean you can’t use some parts of our Websites or services.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  1. to ensure the proper functioning of the Website;
  2. to ensure the proper functioning of our business; and
  3. to assist us with our auditing, marketing, planning, billing, product development and research requirements.

First and foremost, we use your personal data to operate our Websites and provide you with any services you’ve requested, and to manage our relationship with you. We also use your personal data for other purposes, which may include the following:

To communicate with you.

This may include:

  • providing you with information you’ve requested from us (like training or education materials) or information we are required to send to you operational communications, like changes to our Websites and services, security updates, or assistance with using our Websites and services;
  • marketing communications (about us or another product or service we think you might be interested in) in accordance with your marketing preferences;
  • asking you for feedback or to take part in any research we are conducting (which we may engage a third party to assist with).

To support you:

This may include assisting with the resolution of technical support issues or other issues relating to the Websites or services, whether by email, in-app support or otherwise.

To enhance our Websites and services and develop new ones:

For example, by tracking and monitoring your use of Websites and services so we can keep improving, or by carrying out technical analysis of our Websites and services so that we can optimize your user experience and provide you with more efficient tools.

To protect:

So that we can detect and prevent any fraudulent or malicious activity, and make sure that everyone is using our Websites and services fairly and in accordance with our terms of use.

To market to you:

In addition to sending you marketing communications, we may also use your personal data to display targeted advertising to you online – through our own Websites and services or through third party Websites and their platforms.

To analyze, aggregate and report:

We may use the personal data we collect about you and other users of our Websites and services (whether obtained directly or from third parties) to produce aggregated and anonymized analytics and reports, which we may share publicly or with third parties.

Disclosure of Information

We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the Website. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.

We will not use or disclose (or permit the use or disclosure of) information that could be used to identify an individual member in any circumstances except:

  • to ensure the proper functioning of our business and the Website;
  • to communicate promotional offers and special events to you;
  • to allow our trusted third parties, including our advertising partners, to communicate promotional and special offers to you;
  • where the law requires us, or authorizes us, or a company holding data on our behalf, to do so; orwhere you have given express consent to us for a prescribed purpose.

We will not sell, distribute, rent, license, disclose, share or pass your personal information onto any third parties, other than those who are contracted to us to keep the information confidential whether subject to a statute or a scheme regarding the handling of personal information.

Should a third-party approach us with a demand to access your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to redirect the third party to request the information directly from you, wherever it is lawful and reasonable for us to do so.

If we are compelled to disclose your personal information, to a third party we will take reasonable steps to notify you of this in advance, wherever it is lawful and reasonable for us to do so.

Third Party Partners

Our trusted third-party partners comply with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Our trusted third-party partners who may place cookies and tracking technology on your computer or device include:

  • Google Analytics – providing traffic analytics and demographics
  • Quantcast – User analytics
  • ConvertKit – helps us collect information for email subscribers so we can tailor our messaging to more personal preferences.
  • Amazon – tracks products we promote via affiliate links on our Website
  • Commission Junction –  tracks products we promote via affiliate links on our Website
  • Geni.us – tracks products we promote via affiliate links on our Website
  • AdThrive – our advertising partner who uses cookie information to deliver optimized ads to users.
  • Facebook – user analytics and advertising tracking
  • Twitter – user analytics and advertising tracking
  • Interact – user analytics and tracking for video and email subscribers

Data Protection

We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors.

eMail is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our Website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.

We are committed to keeping your personal information secure and we take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. However, you use the Website at your own risk and we accept no responsibility, whether we are deemed to have been negligent or not, in the event of a security that affects your privacy.

Note that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. However, we will endeavor to protect your personal information as best as possible but we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.

Visitor’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Rights

How we collect, store, use and secure personal data is in-line with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. In compliance with GDPR you have the following rights:

The Right To Access

You have the right to request access to any of your personal data that we have stored, and ask how your data is used by our company after it has been gathered. We must provide a copy of the personal data free of charge in electronic format.

For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.

You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to admin@FunInThePhilippines.com.

The Right To Be Forgotten

If you are no longer a customer of ours, or if you withdraw your consent from our company to use your personal data, then you have the right to have your data deleted.

Anyone who unsubscribes from any of our newsletters or email update notifications, will immediately cease receiving emails from us. In addition, we periodically completely delete all data from those who unsubscribe on a weekly basis.

If you wish to have your data deleted, please submit a request to admin@FunInThePhilippines.com.

The Right To Data Portability

You have the right to transfer your data from our website to any other service provider.

You may do this by looking up your details (see ‘The Right To Access’ above) and transferring those details. Or you may contact our customer support if you have other requests.

The Right To Be Informed

This relates to your right to be informed about any gathering of data.

Here we are informing you of how we gather data:

We use Google Analytics to see where our visitors are coming from (websites, countries, search phrases). This is not identifiable by the individual and is gathered as a whole.

To opt into one of our newsletters, we collect your name and email address. If you are a member of one of our products, we’ll also collect a username and password for you to use. We also store the date that you joined, and your IP address. We need to store this as proof that you gave consent to optin to our newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link that is contained in every one of our newsletters.

If you are subscribed to any of our newsletters, then we collect data on open rates and click through rates from our emails, so that we know which topics are of higher interest to our readers. When opting into our newsletters, or members updates, etc, we give explicit details on those opt-in pages, so that your consent must be freely given in order to join our list. You can also unsubscribe at any time.

We also gather data to determine which of our pages are visited more frequently, and when sales are made, we gather those sales numbers to determine which pages are getting higher sales. This enables us to provide you with more content that is desired by the market, while growing our business in a market driven fashion.

The Right To Have Information Corrected

Should you wish to update/correct your information with us, simply contact us via email and let us know what needs to be changed at: admin@FunInThePhilippines.com

The Right To Restrict Processing

You may request that your data is not used for processing. Data can remain in place without being used, or can be deleted at your request.

The Right To Object

You have the right to stop the processing of your data for direct marketing. We make this very clear at the start of any communication with us (such as subscribing to a newsletter), and you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking a link within any of our emails. You can also cancel at any time if you happen to be part of a recurring billing membership of ours by submitting a request via email to: admin@FunInThePhilippines.com

The Right To Be Notified

If there has been a data breach which compromises your personal data you will be informed within 72 hours of us first having become aware of the breach.

Should you wish to exercise any of your GDPR rights listed above, please email us at admin@FunInThePhilippines.com and submit a request.

External Websites

Please note that FunInThePhilippines.com contains links to other Websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other Websites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our Website that you read the privacy statements of each Website that might collect personally identifying information.

This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by FunInThePhilippines.com. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact: admin@FunInThePhilippines.com

ADVERTISING

Display Ads – We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. No personally identifiable information is shared with the Website’s ad providers.

Retargeting Ads – From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels

This Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. All sponsored content is duly disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. From time to time, these sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (aka web beacons), which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience.

This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

Affiliate Program Participation Disclaimer

Thrive Marketing Media, LLC has financial relationships with a number of companies mentioned on this Website, and FunInThePhilippines.com may be compensated if you book or make purchases via the links on this Website.

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

FunInThePhilippines.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for Websites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.

As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their Website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

For more about our Affiliate Policy, please see our Disclosure Statement.

Transactional Information

If you purchase products or services from us, we will collect certain information from you, including your name, address, email address, and information about the product or service you are purchasing. Payments are processed by third-party payment processors (e.g., PayPal), so please refer to the applicable processor’s terms and privacy policy for more information about how payment information is processed and stored.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Amendments of this Privacy Policy

We are obligated to regularly review and update this policy. We therefore reserve the right to amend this Website Privacy Policy at any time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy.  Should any significant amendments occur, notification will be provided by publication on the Website 14 days prior to the changes being implemented (the Notice Period) unless the circumstances of the amendments makes it unreasonable to provide such a Notice Period. Your continued use after the Notice Period has lapsed indicates your consent to be bound by the amended Website Privacy Policy.

Consent

By using our Website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.

Unsubscribing From Our eMail Database

To unsubscribe from our email database, you may click the UNSUBSCRIBE link at the bottom of any email message you receive from us, or send us an email to admin@FunInThePhilippines.com with “UNSUBSCRIBE” typed into the subject line of the email.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:

Thrive Marketing Media, LLC
1325 E. Yucca Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020  USA

eMail Address: admin@FunInThePhilippines.com

For more information about this Website, please see our other policies and disclosure statements:

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