NATCCO Data Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

A. Introduction

The NATCCO Network values your privacy and trust. It complies with the 2012 Data Privacy Act of the Republic of the Philippines,  its Implementing Rules and Regulations, and other relevant policies, including issuances of the National Privacy Commission.

The NATCCO Network  (referred herein as “NATCCO”, “we”, “us” and “our”) respects and values your data privacy rights, and makes sure that all personal data collected from our members, vendors, partners, employees, affiliates and other stakeholders, are processed in adherence to the general principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality.

This Privacy Policy explains:

B. Definition of Terms

Whenever used in this Privacy Policy, the following terms shall have their respective meanings as hereinafter set forth:

“Data Subject” – refers to an individual whose personal, sensitive personal or privileged information is processed by the organization. It may refer to officers, employees, consultants, and clients of this organization.

“Personal Data” ─ refers to all types of personal information, including privileged information

Your registration to participate constitutes without limitation, qualification, or change. We use personal information only with the consent of the participants, except as otherwise required by law.

C. Information we collect

1. Personal Data

As part of our dealings with you, we may collect your personal data including but not limited to:

2. Collecting Personal Data

3. Personal Data Other Than Yours

When you disclose to us another person’s personal data (i.e your spouse, children and/or parents) you attest that consent has been obtained from that person to disclose and process personal information in accordance with this policy.

D. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

1. Uses of your personal data

We collect, use, and disclose your personal data for the following purposes:

2. Disclosure of your Personal Information

a. We may disclose your personal information to the following as reasonably necessary depending on the product and service concerned:

b. We may disclose your personal information:

c. Any company with which we share information about you for the above purposes is contractually required to comply with confidentiality standards, undertake to respect any individual’s right to privacy and comply with the DPA. We also require that these organizations use this information only for our purposes and follow our reasonable directions with respect to this information. This includes organizations which handle or obtain Personal Data as service providers for NATCCO.

E. Internet

Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

F. Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

You can access and update your personal information in our Membership Management System

through a link in our website (We will update this privacy notice once the portal is available.)

G. Personal Data Retention and Schedule

 We keep your data only for as long as necessary:

1. For the fulfillment of the declared, specified, and legitimate purposes provided above, or when the processing relevant to the purpose has been completed or terminated;

2. For the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or

3. For other business purposes that are consistent with standards established or approved by regulatory agencies governing NATCCO.

Thereafter, your personal data shall be disposed of or discarded in a secure manner that would prevent further processing, unauthorized access, or disclosure to any other party or the public.

H. Withdrawal of Consent

If you wish to withdraw your consent given for any or all purposes set out in this Policy, you may send your detailed request to Depending on the nature of your consent withdrawal, NATCCO may not be in a position to continue to provide our products and services to you

I. Security Safeguard

We employ physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your information. We choose these safeguards based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology. Although we take measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, the Internet is not 100% secure so we cannot assure you that information we collect or store will be protected from all unauthorized access and thereby used in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

J. Third Party Websites

Our websites may contain hyperlinks and details of third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties. We therefore advise you to study their privacy policy. Once you leave our website, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third-party website to determine how they will handle any information they collect from you.

K. Cookies and Similar Technologies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, after which the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

L. Management and Security

In compliance with the DPA  of 2012 and this Privacy Policy, A Data Protection Officer for NATCCO has been appointed to manage and safeguard the handling of your Personal Data. NATCCO's management is committed to ensure that its Privacy Management Program is constantly reviewed, monitored and enhanced.

NATCCO regards personal data breaches very seriously.

M. Updates to the Policy

NATCCO will amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. NATCCO may also update this policy to

apply changes due to new laws and regulation affecting the DPA of 2012, changes in our business operations and environment.

Any updates of changes will be posted on NATCCO's website so that you are informed of the latest Policy update.

N. How to Contact Us 

For any comments, questions, complaints or requests relating to this Privacy Policy you may get in touch with:

Data Protection Officer

National Confederation of Cooperatives

227 J.P. Rizal St., Project 4, Quezon City

Tel Nos. (02)8913 7011 to 15

Email : /

For any inquiry related to this Policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer through the contact details indicated above.

All requests, demands or notices which you may send or submit to us under this Policy must be in writing, should be delivered to the Data Protection Officer using the contact details above, and will be deemed duly given (i) on the date of delivery if delivered personally, (ii) on the third Business Day following the date of sending if delivered by a nationally recognized next-day courier service and the service has confirmed delivery, or (iii) if given by electronic mail, when such electronic mail is transmitted to the email address specified above and the appropriate confirmation has been received by the sender via email.

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