Privacy Policy - Cookies and Other Technologies


PRIVACY POLICY

This policy determines how the information we receive about you when you visit the main DFA PASSPORT APPOINTMENT SYSTEM website (www.passport.gov.ph) or any of our pages (collectively "the DFA PASSPORT APPOINTMENT SYSTEM website(s)") is handled. Protection of your privacy and personal data is of utmost importance to us. Protecting your privacy and your personal information is an important aspect of the way we create, organize and implement our activities on-line and off-line.

COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES


As described above, we sometimes collect anonymous information from visits to our website(s) to help us provide better service. We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of our website(s), and to help us make our website(s) more useful to visitors. This includes analysing these logs periodically to measure the traffic through our servers, the number of pages visited and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest. The logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on our servers.

We collect the anonymous information we mentioned above through the use of various technologies, one of which is called "cookies". A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. The following information is stored in the cookies:

  • IP address
  • Unique ID
  • Session Token

We do not associate the information stored in a visitor's cookie with any other personal data about that visitor. All our employees and customer care officers who have access to personal data and are associated with the processing of that data are bound and obliged to respect the confidentiality of data.