Polka.PH, a corporation organized and existing in the Philippines (“Polka”, “we”, “us” or “our”) takes your privacy very seriously.
Polka may collect your Information from:
Collection and processing of your Information by Polka is necessary for the provision of Polka’s products and services and/or to comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements to which you and/or Polka is subjected to. Apart from such cases, we do not collect Information without your specific prior consent.
We process your Information for the purposes set out above on the following grounds:
Polka will not disclose any Information containing personal data (as defined under applicable law) to any third parties. Whenever practically feasible, Polka will only share your Information with third parties in an anonymized format. You agree that we may, as necessary and/or appropriate for the purposes provided in Section 2, transfer and disclose your information to:
Further, Polka may also share your information with law enforcement or other government agencies in connection with a formal request, subpoena, court order, or similar legal procedure, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, prevent physical harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity, or to investigate violations of our agreements with you.
To promote its products and services, Polka administers and services a referral program (the “Polka Company Referral Program”) for its current and future customers. If you choose to refer a company that is not partnered with Polka, and such corporation, in connection with your referral, partners with Polka, you will be rewarded accordingly by Polka.
If you choose to participate in the Polka Company Referral Program as a referrer, you specifically consent to the sharing of information given freely by you, to the referred company.
Sharing of your Information in connection with the Polka Company Referral Program will always be limited to the information given freely given by you. Polka will only share your information to the referred company for purposes of identifying you as the referrer and the potential bonus you may earn. More information on the Polka Company Referral Program is available in the Website.
We may transfer your Information outside of the Philippines, either to the United States, or Singapore, and/or to the extent we provide prior notice to you, to jurisdictions that may have data protection laws that are less stringent than those of the Philippines. When we do so, we will ensure that adequate safeguards are in place in accordance with applicable law and/or the Philippines’ data protection requirements. The safeguards we will use will depend on the circumstances and the party to whom we transfer your Information. Your Information may be processed by any of the parties described in Section 3. Polka will use all reasonable and appropriate efforts as required by applicable law to protect your Information.
You may contact us to exercise your rights at email@example.com.
You may ask for a copy of the personal data (as defined under applicable law) we hold concerning you (and your Information related to such personal data) unless providing some or all of it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others or applicable law requires that we do not comply with your request.
You may ask us to correct any Information which you believe to be inaccurate. We will promptly update any such information. In connection with your request, you may be required to provide supporting evidence or other documentation so that we may verify the accuracy of the request.
You may ask us to erase your personal data (as defined under applicable law):
You may ask us to stop using your personal data (as defined under applicable law):
If we’re using your information on the basis of your consent or because we need it to carry out our contractual obligations to you, you can ask us to give you your personal data (as defined under applicable law) in a structured, commonly-used and machinereadable format or have it transmitted to another data controller.
You have a right to object whenever we are using your personal data (as defined under applicable law) on the basis of our legitimate interests (please see Section 2 for the ways in which we rely on legitimate interests to use and process such personal data).
You have the right to file a complaint with the relevant government agencies for any violation of your rights as a data subject, including the National Privacy Commission of the Philippines.
Please note that there may be occasions when you wish to exercise your rights and we’re unable to agree to your request (e.g., because we have compelling legitimate grounds for using or processing your information or because we need to retain your information to comply with a legal obligation).
If you no longer wish to receive advertising, marketing or promotional messaging, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove you from such communication lists.
You are not required to provide us with your Information or any associated personal data (as defined under applicable) and you may withdraw your consent from the use or processing of such Information or personal data. However, if you do so, we may be unable to provide our current or future products and services to you and we reserve the right to terminate our relationship with you, as permitted under applicable law. Further, to the extent we have a legitimate interest in retaining your Information and/or associated personal data (as defined under applicable law), we may do so. For example, if you have requested that we erase your Information or associated personal data (as defined under applicable law), but you have pending monetary obligations with Polka, we may retain your Information or associated personal data (as defined under applicable law), in order to continue collection efforts.
By submitting your information to Polka, you:
If you need to contact us, please do so at: email@example.com.