The AC Automotive companies listed below (collectively referred as “AC Automotive”, “we”, “us” or “our”) are committed to the security and protection of your personal information. As such, we operate in compliance with applicable laws and regulations on data protection and data security, such as Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012, its corresponding Implementing Rules and Procedures, and the existing Memorandum Circulars and Advisories issued by the National Privacy Commission. In doing so, we ensure that all personal data collected from our customers, vendors, partners, employees, agents and other stakeholders and processed by AC Automotive are protected at all times.
Personal information (which may also be referred to in this Policy as “personal data”) is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. This includes all information relating to an identified or identifiable individual (natural person) including name, contact, details, address, email address, gender, age, date of birth, and any information which is collected, recorded, held or stored by AC Automotive.
We collect both electronic and physical personal data from the following sources:
Purpose and Use
In general, we use such data only for the purpose for which you divulged the data to us, such as, but not limited to:
(a) entering into transactions for the delivery of the necessary products and/or services in connection with such transactions which are necessary for AC Automotive business process execution, including delivery of notices, services and/or products, partners, new product launches and events, planning purposes in connection with future products, including promotional events with AC Automotive business partners which may include third party service providers located outside the Philippines;
(b) administering and/or managing your relationship and/or account(s) with AC Automotive; and
(c) sending of marketing, advertising and promotional information about other products/services that AC Automotive, as well as business partners and related companies may be offering, and which AC Automotive believes may be of interest or benefit to you by way of postal mail, electronic transmission or through mobile or telephone line.
In addition to the foregoing, the data collected from you may be used or processed in any of the following instances:
We may also collect, use, disclose or process information contained in employment applications or other employment-related forms/documents submitted to us for administrative and management purposes, including but not limited to: recruitment, assessment of the candidate’s suitability, appraisal, performance, promotion, training, career development, remuneration, health and safety, discipline, and/or review of human resource policies. Personal data or any other information contained in employment applications shall be processed exclusively for legitimate purposes as specified above.
Disclosure of Personal Data
We generally do not disclose the personal data we process to third parties without the consent of data subjects unless we are legally required to do so; if it is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we process personal data as mentioned above; or if such action is necessary to protect, defend and/or enforce our rights, property or the personal safety of our employees and other individuals. It may be necessary for AC Automotive to disclose and transfer your personal data to third party companies, entities, or service providers engaged by AC Automotive to perform certain services on behalf of AC Automotive, including the following:
AC Automotive shall exercise reasonable and appropriate administrative and security measures and procedures to prevent unauthorized or unlawful processing, and loss of or damage to, your personal data.
AC Automotive shall implement reasonable and appropriate organizational, physical, and technical measures intended for the protection of personal information or data against any accidental or unlawful destruction, alteration and disclosure. The employees, contractors, sub-contractors or representatives of AC Automotive who are involved in the processing of personal information or data shall hold personal information confidential, especially if it is not intended for public disclosure.
THE RIGHTS OF DATA SUBJECTS
AC Automotive fully recognizes that under the Data Privacy Act, our customers, employees vendors, partners, investors, shareholder and other business contacts and employees, as data subjects, are accorded the following rights:
They have the right to demand and be informed of the details about the type of personal data, the purpose of processing, and how they are being processed by AC, including its sources, recipients, methods, disclosures to third parties and their identities, automated processes, manner of storage, period of retention, manner of disposal and any changes to such processing activities before the same is undertaken.
They have the right to have reasonable access to their personal data, sensitive or otherwise, upon demand. They have the right to review and amend their personal data processed by AC Automotive in case there are errors.
They have the right to dispute inaccuracy or error in personal data processed by AC Automotive.
They have the right to reject further processing of their personal data, including the right to suspend, withdraw, and remove their personal data in possession of AC Automotive which are falsely collected or unlawfully processed.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we employ commercially reasonable security measures to protect data and seek to partner with companies which do the same, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from our websites, and are not responsible for the actions of any third parties that may receive any such information.
AC Automotive reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time to comply with any future developments in local and/or foreign data privacy regulations where applicable and to reflect any changes in the organization’s policies and/or personal data processing activities, so please review it frequently. The most updated version of the Policy shall apply and supersede all previous versions of the Policy.
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