Last updated on: September 28, 2023
A. Privacy Statement
Technoforge Development Inc. (TDI) and Technopath Solutions Inc. (TSI) are companies independent of each other. TDI developed PowerApp while TSI is a co-distributor.
TDI and TSI processes personal data when you use this application to enable the management of cookies, secure IT infrastructure, and to analyze errors. TDI and TSI temporarily stores log files in its web server and analyzes them to identify errors and improve the stability of the application. The storage and analysis of such data is in an anonymized format which will not allow the data subject to be identified.
Personal information shall be processed using the principles of Transparency, Legitimate Purpose, and Proportionality.
C. Personal Data Collected and Used
TDI and TSI collects the following personal data when you register for and use PowerApp:
Email address, full name, gender, and phone number, and type of access in the host group (i.e., administrator, analyst, guest). This will enable us to identify the person having access to the application.
When you access POWERAPP, TDI and TSI may collect certain information such as the type of device you use, the device unique ID, the IP address of the device, the operating system, the type of Internet browser used, and other diagnostic data, and time and date of use. This will be used for application usage and optimization.
This data will only be used for further development of the application and for aggregate studies. The users’ identities, or phone numbers shall not be identified. Where appropriate, your data will be anonymized or aggregated to eliminate individual identifiers, if any.
D. Manner of Collecting Data
While your consent may be solicited to obtain and process your personal data above upon registration into PowerApp, we may also process your personal data without your consent.
E. Disclosure of Personal Data
The security of your personal data is important to TDI and TSI, and it shall not share your personal data with any other party unless such disclosure is allowed under Section 12 or 13 of the Data Privacy Act. Only individuals directly involved in the processing of data shall be allowed access to the same. Any other disclosure of data will only be made in conformity with a legal order from a court or government agency or instrumentality with proper jurisdiction to issue the same, as required by law.
F. Storage and Retention of Personal Data
TDI and TSI stores its files containing personal information in its computers and servers. These are kept in secure environments. TDI and TSI may also store your personal information with cloud-based third-party data storage providers.
We store personal data for a period of ten (10) years, during which, inquiries and requests may be made and acted upon in relation to them. After such period, records shall be completely deleted and disposed of. Other categories of data may be kept longer than ten (10) years when the retention period is determined by other relevant Philippine laws and regulations.
Physical records shall be disposed through shredding. Digital files shall be anonymized and disposed of such that any personal data cannot be retrieved, processed, or accessed by any person.
H. Risks involved in Storing and Sharing of Personal Data
In all cases, there shall always be a possible risk of an incident that would result to harm or danger to a data subject or organization. Such risks may result to the unauthorized collection, use, disclosure, or access to personal data, and may have an effect on the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of one’s personal information. TDI and TSI safeguards your data by maintaining a combination of organizational, physical, and technical security measures that are considered by the software industry as commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data. However, TDI and TSI cannot guaranty its absolute security, considering that no method of transmission over the internet or any method of electronic storage, retrieval, or transmission is 100% secure. Among the measures implemented are:
Access policies for organizational, physical, and digital infrastructure
Measures against natural disasters, power disturbances, external access,
Technical measures to protect TDI and TSI computers and databases
I. How is your data shared with third parties?
TDI and TSI shall not be responsible for the privacy policies of third-party websites and applications.
J. What are your data privacy rights?
Under Philippine privacy law, you are entitled to request for the following:
Access to personal data that TDI and TSI collects or processes about you. You may obtain confirmation on whether or not data relating to you are being processed;
Rectification of your personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
Erasure or order blocking of your personal data whenever warranted;
The right to object if the personal data processing involved is based on consent or on legitimate interest;
The right to data portability through which you may obtain and electronically move, copy, or transfer your data securely for further use.
If your personal information is misused, maliciously disclosed, or improperly disposed of, or that your data rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with the National Privacy Commission (NPC)
Name of Officer: Geraldo Valderama
Phone number: +63 2 8250 3615
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