1. Categories of User Information. In using or accessing our website, you may be required to provide current, accurate, and complete identification, contact details and other information. Such information are classified as follows:
Personally Identifiable Information. Personally Identifiable Information pertains to information whether recorded or not from which the identity of a person is apparent or can be directly or reasonably ascertained by Asiatravelbug or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify a person. Personally Identifiable Information includes but is not limited to information relating to identity, nationality, age, gender, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth, marital status, education, employment information, income, or personal opinions. Personally Identifiable Information is collected when you sign-up for an asiatravelbug.com user account, when you log-in or when you subscribe to our newsletters and to third party promotions.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information. Non-personally Identifiable Information is information that does not identify you as an individual. Non-personally Identifiable Information includes information such as your browser type, IP address, previous pages you visited on our website and information from cookies. We collect Non-personally Identifiable Information when you use our website.
Where the information you provide changes over time, you shall have the obligation to amend or update such information without undue delay. Asiatravelbug shall not be liable for any loss, damage or claim arising from your failure or delay in providing us current, accurate and complete information. If you wish to amend or update any information you have previously provided, please log-in to your account in asiatravelbug.com and update your profile.
a) Register you on our website and provide you with personalized services (i.e., services tailored to your web preferences and usage patterns);
b) Keep you updated with third party offers and promotions, e-mails, and newsletters;
c) Notify you with our services;
d) To improve our website based on your feedback and responses.
3. Nondisclosure of Personally Identifiable Information. We will not sell, exchange, transfer or provide your Personally Identifiable Information to any third party without your effective consent, evidenced by written, electronic or recorded means unless:
a) Such disclosure is provided to third parties who are similarly bound by privacy, confidentiality and non-disclosure obligations for purposes of assisting us in our website operations, conduct of our business, or in the normal course of transactions;
b) Such Personally Identifiable Information becomes public information through no fault of Asiatravelbug, or
c) We are compelled by court or government order or otherwise required by law.
5. Statutory Exceptions. The restrictions on the use as provided above does not apply to the following information:
a) Information about any individual who is or was an officer or employee of a government institution that relates to the position or functions of the individual, including:
(1) The fact that the individual is or was an officer or employee of the government institution;
(2) The title, business address, and office telephone number of the individual;
(3) The classification, salary range, and responsibilities of the position held by the individual; and
(4) The name of the individual on a document prepared by the individual in the course of employment with the government;
b) Information about an individual who is or was performing service under a contract for a government institution that relates to the services performed, including the terms of the contract, and the name of the individual given in the course of the performance of those services;
c) Information relating to any discretionary benefit of a financial nature such as the granting of a license or permit given by the government to an individual, including the name of the individual and the exact nature of the benefit;
d) Personal information processed for journalistic, artistic, literary or research purposes;
e) Information necessary in order to carry out the functions of public authority which includes the processing of personal data for the performance by the independent, central monetary authority and law enforcement and regulatory agencies of their constitutionally and statutorily mandated functions.
f) Information necessary for banks and other financial institutions under the jurisdiction of the independent, central monetary authority or Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to comply with Republic Act No. 9510, and Republic Act No. 9160, as amended, otherwise known as the Anti-Money Laundering Act and other applicable laws; and
g) Personal information originally collected from residents of foreign jurisdictions in accordance with the laws of those foreign jurisdictions, including any applicable data privacy laws, which is being processed in the Philippines.
6. Unauthorized Activities. In order to safeguard your Personally Identifiable Information and those of the other users of our website, the following activities are prohibited:
a) Use of our website for your own proprietary or commercial gain;
b) Removing, altering or tampering with any information which our website contains unless in the course of updating or amending personal information to make it accurate and complete;
c) Use of our website or any information contained therein for illegal or illegitimate purposes or in any manner that may prejudice or damage our business;
d) Use of any information from our website in a defamatory or offensive manner;
(e) Use of our website or of any information from our website in a way that could damage, restrict, harm, or compromise our systems or security or interfere with other users.
9. Limitation of Liability. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable for any claim arising from or in connection with your provision of erratic, erroneous, inaccurate, incomplete or outdated information, whether personally identifiable or not or the hacking or unauthorized access of your information by third parties.
10. Third Party Links. From time to time, we may include third party links to and post advertisements in our website, social media accounts, emails or newsletters. Consequently, you agree and acknowledge that we can process your Personally Identifiable Information for statistical purposes and provide the results or processed data as well as your e-mail to such third parties and advertisers in rendering services to you in the normal course of business, including but not limited to data analysis, promotions and offers, and customer service in general. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy policies of their own. We shall bear no responsibility or liability for the content of such websites and activities of such third parties or their failure to provide adequate safety and security measures to protect information provided by users.
11. Cookies and Google Analytics Disclosure. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies helps us analyze our web traffic, identifies which pages are being used and helps us improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We only use this Non-Personally Identifiable Information for statistical purposes. In no event do cookies give us access to your computer or device or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with or provide 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 should you prefer to do so. You understand and acknowledge, however, that in declining cookies you are prevented from taking full advantage of our website.
Our website has Google Analytics for Display Advertising installed including Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, Remarketing and DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration. Asiatravelbug, along with third party vendors, use the cookies and identifiers collected [first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) or other first-party identifiers, and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together] to analyze how users use the site, gather statistical information and tailor fit the advertisements and other content that will be shown to you. Users who wish to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics can download and activate the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Users can also customize Google Display Network ads using the Google Ads Settings.
Other third party service providers, advertising companies and affiliates may place cookies on some of the pages you visit on our website. The purpose of these cookies is to collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information in order to customize their services in accordance to your interests and preferences. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable for any damage or inconvenience that these cookies, placed by such parties to our website, may cause.
13. No Viruses or Malicious Code. You will not knowingly introduce (or allow to be introduced), and will take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of, a computer virus or other malicious software code into our computer systems. You shall be liable to Asiatravelbug for any and all damage that it may incur arising from the introduction of such virus.
15. Revocation of Consent. You may withdraw or revoke your consent allowing Asiatravelbug to use your Personally Identifiable Information at any time upon 30 days’ prior written or electronic notice. The use, processing, or collection of such information prior to notice of such revocation shall not however be deemed unlawful or otherwise be affected by such revocation.