Bangs Trading Inc. Gathers personal information from its Users in accordance with the applicable laws of the Republic of the Philippines. Bangs Trading takes strong measures to protect the security of the personal information and to ensure that the User’s choices for its intended use are carried out accordingly. Bangs Trading. takes strong precautions to protect the User’s data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. This policy can be viewed in the Website for the information of the users.
I. TYPES OF USERS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED AND COLLECTION PROCESS
Personal information means all the information provided by the Users such as but not limited to, name, gender, birthday, contact number, ID number.
A. Types of Personal Information
i. For Signing-Up Purposes
· User ID
· Email Address
· Contact Information
ii. For Refund Purposes
· Name of Bank
· Account Name
· Account Number
iii. While using the Site
· Service Usage information
· Service Log-in Information
· IP Information
· Transaction Information
· Suspension Record
· Illegal Usage Record
B. For Collection Process
· Application Form during registration
· Official Form at joining events
· Official Delivery Form for purchased product
· From Tie-Up Company/ies
II. PURPOSE OF COLLECTING USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
A. To provide Site services and contents – Information is necessary to perform services such as but not limited to delivery of the product/s, sending Statement of Accounts, and/or collection of payments.
B. To Manage Users – The Company would need the User’s Personal information for the purpose of managing the Users of the Website in cases of Member identification, finding delinquent users, preventing deprived and unauthorized usage of the Website, identifying and verifying the consent of the legal representative when a Minor is below eighteen (18) years old, actual verification of the authority of the legal representative, future dispute purpose, action for complaint, sending of Website and Company announcements and the like
C. Creation of New Service/s and Marketing – The User’s personal information will also be used as basis in developing New services and marketing products based on the profile of the users, frequency of visit, and the Users’ usage in the Website.
III. POSSESSION OF USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bangs Trading will delete the Users’ personal information after it is used accordingly. However, Bangs Trading may keep the Users’ personal information for a certain period for the following reasons:
A. Internal Policy by Bangs Trading
1. In case of the membership withdrawal from the Website, the Company may keep the personal information of the User to prevent the illegal use of the Service, to prevent confusion with the public, or to settle legal disputes, if any.
2. In cases of Illegal Users, or Users with negative records while he/she is availing the service in the site, management may keep the personal information of the User for the purpose of preventing illegal usage, or for black listing the User in using the Site.
B. Compliance with Law and Government Authorities – Bangs Trading shall retain the personal information of the Users for five (5) years or as it deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
IV. DISCLOSE OF USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bangs Trading takes strong measures to protect the security of the personal information and to ensure that the User’s choices for its intended use are carried out. However, Bangs Trading may disclose Users’ Personal Information in the following cases:
A. If User/s agree to share their information.
B. To comply with the law or proper government authority request.
V. CONSIGNMENT OF USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bangs Trading shall appoint a Third Party Corporation who shall manage the Users’ Personal Information in a professional manner, and/or control all related requests from the User/s. Such Third Party Corporation is strictly bound by a non-disclosure contract, and will be solely held responsible for any information leakage. Further, Bangs Trading shall notify the User/s of any relevant change to the Website or the identity of the Third party Corporation in charge of the personal information of the User/s.
VI. COUNTERMEASURE AGAINST LEAKAGE OF USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
The personal information of the User/s is protected by an ID and Password. However, the User is entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her ID and Password. Furthermore, the User is entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under his/her account. The User agrees to notify Bangs Trading immediately of any unauthorized use of his/her account or any other breach of security.
The following measures are undertaken by Bangs Trading to protect the security of the User’s personal information:
A. Technical System
i. The Users’ password will be encrypted and saved securely. Verification and modification of the information will only be allowed to the User who has the ID and Password of the subject account.
ii. Bangs Trading will regularly update its anti-virus program/s to prevent from any possible damage to User’s personal information.
iii. Bangs Trading will install security program/s to ensure the validity and veracity of the sales transactions and the payment instructions thereof
iv. Bangs Trading will adequately maintain a Firewall that will protect the Website from hackers.
B. Administrative Control
i. Bangs Trading shall verify the identification of the User/s when the User/s request for the re-issuance of password.
ii. Bangs Trading will only allow authorized persons to access the personal information of User/s.
iii. User/s shall be advised to change the password frequently. The Password shall be composed of alphanumeric characters.
iv. User/s shall be advised to log-out every after usage of the site
VII. RIGHTS LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE/S OF USERS
The legal representative of a minor, may request to withdraw the minor’s registration, modify or update the information and inquire about the minor’s information by accessing the “Modification of Member’s Information” option in the Website or by contacting Bangs Trading. via letter, phone or e-mail.
VIII. CONTACT OF PERSONNEL-IN-CHARGE FOR USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
User/s may request or contact the personnel below in relation to his/her personal information. Bangs Trading will exert best efforts to promptly answer any concern/s or issues relating to the Website.
· Organization :
· Position :
· Contact :
· E-mail :
IX. INSTALLATION AND OPERATION OF AUTO-COLLECTING DEVICE
To enhance the quality service of the provided, Bangs Trading uses Internet “Cookies” to collect the Users’ log-in information. The main purpose of the cookies is to identify User/s and to prepare the customized Web pages for the User/s. When entering the Site using cookies, User/s may be asked to fill out a form providing information (e.g. Name, Age, Gender). This information is collated through the Internet Cookie and sent to the Web browser which stores the aforementioned data for later use.
B. Rejecting Cookies
Users may reject the cookie by changing the accessibility of cookies at the option menu of their web browser. However, it is advisable to allow the access of the cookie while using the service in the Site because rejecting cookies may affect the Site’s service.
X. MODIFIED TERMS