This Data Privacy Statement (“Statement”), which has been prepared in relation to R.A. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and its implementing rules and regulations, describes how personal information are collected, processed, disclosed, and stored by Country Funders Finance Corporation (“Company”) and is applicable to its employees and all persons who apply for or avail of any of Company’s products and services or propose to provide third party services to Company.
When you apply for or avail of any product or service that the Company offers or when you interact with our employees, authorized representatives, agents and service providers, we collect your personal information. This may include, among others:
We may, as and when necessary, seek to verify or augment this information with third-party entities including government regulators, judicial, supervisory bodies, tax authorities or courts of competent jurisdiction and, in the process, gain additional information about you.
In the course of availing our products and services, we also collect information about your transactions and dealings which include your account activities, movements and interactions with third parties such as merchants and utility companies.
We may also collect, use and keep your personal opinions or comments made known to us via feedback or responses to surveys or any other interaction that you had with our employees, authorized representatives, agents and service providers
Company shall process your personal information in connection with any of the following purposes:
Processing refers to the collection, recording, organization, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, consolidation, blocking, erasure or destruction of personal information. If necessary, for the efficient delivery of Company’s products and services, the processing of personal data may be outsourced to third party service providers subject to compliance with this Statement and the provisions of the Data Privacy Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations.
Company shall collect personal information through, but not limited to, any of the following:
Company collects information upon your application for availment of products and services. This includes, but not limited to loan applications.
Personal information may be processed and shared with various units within the Company to the extent necessary for any of the purposes herein declared, to credit information bureaus, or to government authorities under applicable laws, rules and regulations.
We may share your personal information with our subsidiaries, affiliates and third parties, under an obligation of confidentiality.
Further, if you are, become, or apply to become a client of any of our subsidiaries and affiliates, Company and the subsidiaries and affiliate/s concerned has the option, but not the obligation to, rely upon, use, and share your relevant personal and/or account information for any of the following purposes:
We may transfer, store, and/or process your personal data outside the Philippines. In doing so, we will comply with the Data Privacy Act and its implementing rules and regulations.
We wish to assure you that we do not, and will not, sell personal data to any third parties. All our engagements with third parties shall be fully compliant with our obligation of confidentiality imposed on us under the applicable agreements and/or terms and conditions or any applicable laws that govern our relationship with you.
Retention and disposal of personal information shall be made in accordance with the Records Disposal Policy of Company. Collected information is retained as long as necessary for the purpose it is intended for or as required by law. We will destroy your data once our purpose for its collection has ceased or when required by law or upon order by any government agency.
In accordance with the Data Privacy Act of2012, and its implementing rules and regulations, the Company, its employees and representatives, shall handle personal information with utmost care and adhere to appropriate organizational, physical, and technical measures to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and security of all personal information in its possession.
In accordance with the Data Privacy Act, you have the right to:
Any inquiry or request for information regarding this Statement may be addressed to the following:
Data Protection Officer
Country Funders Finance Corp.
Ropali Plaza, Josemarie Escriva Drive,
Ortigas Center, Pasig City, 1772
Website : www.countryfunders.com
Telephone No: (02) 8820-9076
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The company reserves the rights to modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time to keep up with any changes in relevant laws and regulations applicable to us or how we collect, use, protect, store, share or dispose of your personal information. Any relevant updates will be posted in our branches and/or the Company website.