Saint Joseph College, a Catholic learning institution, places a high priority on your privacy. It collects and processes personal information of students, employees, and other stakeholders, in print and non-print resources, upon application in accordance with its operations, academic and administrative, as permitted by law in pursuit of the school’s interests and objectives. It strictly abides by the implementing rules and regulations of the National Privacy Commission (NPC).
The institution collects Personal Data upon application, registration for enrollment and during the course of Student, and Parent/Guardian’s engagement with the institutiion. We also collect Personal Information of employees upon application until placement of the employee.
Personal Information Collected:
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The data shall be used for the following purposes:
Moreover, we may collect other personal data that are relevant and necessary to perform our mandate of providing compliance support and data subject assistance.
Only authorized in-house offices and entities such as CHED, DepEd, TESDA, PRC, receiving schools in case of transfer, host training agencies, and other agencies – government or private – that the school recognizes and engages with in implementing its operations, are given access in the event that data may need to be shared and disclosed whether physically or electronically.
Risk refers to the potential of an incident to result in harm or danger to a data subject or organization. Risks may lead to the unauthorized collection, use, disclosure, or access to personal data. It includes risks involving the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of personal data or the risk that processing will violate the general data privacy principles and the rights of data subjects.
We safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information by maintaining a combination of organizational, physical, and technical security measures based on generally accepted data privacy and security standards.
The data collected are stored in locked rooms and cabinets, encrypted servers, web pages, and cloud storage. These are retained for an indicated period determined by the school and by law for historical, statistical, and other purposes, otherwise, all records will be disposed of securely.
Physical records shall be disposed of through shredding, while digital files shall be deep formatted. In all instances, disposal shall ensure that the personal information shall no longer be retrieved, processed, or accessed by unauthorized persons.
Under the DPA, you have the right to be informed regarding processing the personal information we hold about you.
Further, you may be entitled to request:
You may claim compensation if you believe you suffered damages due to inaccurate, incomplete, outdated, false, unlawfully obtained, or unauthorized use of personal data or for violating your rights and freedoms as a data subject.
If you think that your personal information has been misused, maliciously disclosed, or improperly disposed of or that your data privacy rights have been violated. In that case, you have a right to file a complaint with the National Privacy Commission.
The provisions of this notice may change for updating and shall be published for wide information dissemination.
For further information and concerns about how the school processes the personal information it holds, please contact the school’s duly designated Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.