Privacy Policy

Mercury Drug Foundation, Inc. (MDFI) values the security and privacy of your personal data. We guarantee that our website operates in compliance with Republic Act No. 10173 of the Philippines, known as the “Data Privacy Act of 2012,” and such other applicable laws on data privacy protection and security.

By using and/or submitting your personal data to us, you consent to the processing of your personal data and accept and agree to be bound by the terms stated in this policy. Rest assured that your personal data entrusted to us will not be used and disclosed in a manner not specified in our privacy policy statement.

Collection of Personal Data

We collect and process your personal data when you visit our website, make a donation, contact us, provide feedback, and participate in our programs. When you visit our website, it automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser type, domain names and access times.

When you donate, you provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, donation amount and preferred program recipient.

When you ask us to contact you by submitting a request through our website, we collect your name, email address and comments. When you participate in our programs, we collect your personal data (which may include but not limited to the following: name, address, age, birth date, civil status, gender, weight, height, temperature, blood pressure, random blood sugar, cholesterol level and other health indicators).

We may also collect information that is publicly available such as the information you submit to a blog, chat room, social network, or information available from other companies, organizations, or third-party partners.

Use and Sharing of Personal Data

We may use your personal data to provide a service through our programs, respond to your inquiry, or conduct surveys. We may use the information which our server automatically receives and records to track how and when our website is visited and by how many people; to analyze trends, improve our website and collect information about our users.

The personal data we collect when you participate in our programs are necessary information to enable us to provide your required service. We may share or disclose your personal data with trusted partners, including healthcare professionals, to assist in the follow-through or to complete the service provided. We take reasonable steps to ensure that these partners are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations and that they implement adequate protection levels to safeguard and not to use your personal data for any other purposes than what we had agreed with them.

We will not share your personal data to a third party without your permission unless we are mandated by law, legal proceedings or regulation; to protect life and health; to investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected illegal activities or suspected fraud; or to comply with the requirements for public order and safety.

Security Measures

We employ appropriate administrative, physical and technical security measures to safeguard your personal data and ensure that additional protection is in place for privileged or highly sensitive personal data.

Our website utilizes 256-bit encryption technology thus offering the highest level of encryption and security measures. These safeguards and security measures are constantly monitored, updated and maintained by our qualified information technology professionals.

We guarantee that communications between your browser and our web servers are private and secure.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may have links to other sites. We highly recommend that you read carefully the privacy policies of those sites before you decide to access them. Once you access those sites, you will be leaving our website. Hence, we are not responsible for their contents, links or privacy policies.

Updating of Personal Data / Rights of Data Subject

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review, update and/or delete your personal data provided to us, please submit your written requests to: , attention: Data Protection Officer.

MDFI acknowledges your rights as Data Subjects under the Data Privacy Act of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 10173). Thereby, MDFI shall comply with any statutory rules as set out in the said Act about your rights.

Changes to Our Policy

MDFI reserves the right to modify, change or amend this policy at any time with effect from the specified date. If we make any substantial changes to this privacy policy and the way we use your personal data, we will notify and post these changes on this page. Your use of this website or continued use of any of MDFI’s services after such change shall also be deemed as your acceptance and agreement to the same. Please check our Privacy Policy on a regular basis for the most updated version.

Effective Date: 01 June 2018