As of May 14, 2020
Welcome to St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine – William H. Quasha Memorial school website.
St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine – William H. Quasha Memorial (“SLMCCM-WHQM”, “us”, “we”, “our”) operates https://stlukesmedcollege.edu.ph (hereinafter referred to as “Service”).
We have developed this Privacy Notice to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, disclose, process, protect and retain your personal data that is in our care, custody, and control.
SERVICE means the https://stlukesmedcollege.edu.ph website operated by St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine – WHQM.
PERSONAL DATA means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
USAGE DATA is data collected automatically either generated by the use of Service or from Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
COOKIES are files with a small amount of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
DATA PROCESSORS (OR SERVICE PROVIDERS) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
DATA SUBJECT is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
THE USER is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
a. Personal Identifiable Information
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
0.1. Email address
0.2. First name and last name
0.3. Phone number
0.4. Address, Country, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
0.5. Cookies and Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link.
b. Usage Data
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website through cookies. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
When you access our Service with a device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of device you use, your device unique ID, the IP address of your device, your device operating system, the type of Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Examples of Cookies we use:
0.1. Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
0.2. Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
0.3. Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
0.4. Advertising Cookies: Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.
c. Location Data
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our website, and to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our website at any time by way of your device settings.
d. Other Data
While using our Service, we may also collect the following information: sex, age, date of birth, place of birth, passport details, citizenship, registration at place of residence and actual address, telephone number (work, mobile), details of documents on education, qualification, professional training, employment agreements, non-disclosure agreements, information on bonuses and compensation, information on marital status, family members, social security (or other taxpayer identification) number, office location and other data.
Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18 (“Child” or “Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children under 18. If you become aware that a Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine uses the collected data for various purposes:
0.1. to provide and maintain our Service;
0.2. to register for and enroll in any of the training courses and certification programs that we conduct (including processing of your applications under any government funding programs that we are under);
0.3. to notify you about changes to our Service;
0.4. to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so;
0.5. to provide customer support;
0.6. to gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service;
0.7. to monitor the usage of our Service;
0.8. to automate the development process of our Service;
0.9. to detect, prevent and address technical issues;
0.10. to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
0.11. to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
0.12. to provide you with notices about your account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, email-instructions, etc.;
0.13. to provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information;
0.14. in any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
0.15. for any other purpose with your consent.
We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
We will dispose of or destroy your personal data in a proper and secure manner when the retention limit is reached.
St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine may disclose personal information that we collect to carry out its business operations.
We disclose your information to:
0.1. St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine management;
0.2. Our subsidiaries and affiliates;
0.3. “Service Providers” – Contractors and other third parties we employ to support our business, and to facilitate, analyze or automate development of our Service. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose;
0.4. Government agencies mandated by law to acquire and process your data;
We will anonymize, mask or de-identify your personal information whenever possible when there is a need to disclose your data.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
Note that if you are located outside the Philippines and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the Philippines and process it there.
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We have implemented appropriate information security and technical measures (such as data encryption, firewalls and secure network protocols) to protect the personal data we hold about you against loss; misuse; destruction; unauthorized alteration/modification, access, disclosure; unsecured transfer to an organization or a country; or similar risks. We have also put in place reasonable and appropriate organizational measures to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of your personal data.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective.