Privacy Policy

TÜV Rheinland Philippines (TÜV Rheinland) appreciates your interest in our products and services and recognizes your interest with regard to the information that you disclose when you visit us online.

We have come up with our Privacy Policy, which describes the information that we acquire from you and provides guidelines on the use and confidentiality of the information that you provide us.

Consent to the Collection and Processing of Information

By visiting our website or transacting with us online, you agree to the collection of personal and non-personal information necessary to facilitate our transactions and improve the services we provide you. You also consent to its use within the scope of this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information can include your name, age, address, email, contact numbers and similar information that will identify you and/or your organization.

Non-personal information, among others, include your IP address, internet service provider, the operating system you are using (e.g. Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux), and your browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer). It also includes click stream information – the duration of your visit to our website, the pages you visited, the HTTP referrer (e.g. links or search engines that led you to our website), etc.

Use of the Information

TÜV Rheinland, without notice, can share your personal information to our affiliates and third parties involved in marketing our products and services. This will enable us to know your present needs and find ways of further improving the services we provide to our clients. The third parties to whom we share your information are not authorized to disclose or sell it to any other party or to utilize it, except within the scope of its agreement with TÜV Rheinland.

TÜV Rheinland may also disclose personal information (a) to comply with laws, regulations or court orders, (b) to enforce company policies, (c) to protect and defend its rights, property, and employees, and (d) to enforce its contracts with clients. Emergency situations, where there is need to protect the safety of individuals or the public, will also justify the release of information to authorities and responsible persons.

Non-personal information will allow us to see how you experience our website. It will guide us in improving the website’s design, content, and technical features as well as our internet marketing strategies. For this purpose, it may be necessary to share the information to advertising agencies and technical consultants.

Confidentiality and Security of Information

With exceptions stated in the preceding section, TÜV Rheinland will not disclose and share, whether for commercial gain or otherwise, your information to third parties.

TÜV Rheinland will take reasonable measures to secure these data while being processed or stored and protect it from alteration, misuse or loss.

Right to Information

You have a right to request that your personal information be supplemented or rectified or to have the data be destroyed if it is incomplete, outdated, false or unlawfully obtained or are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.

However, this should not be interpreted to mean that TÜV Rheinland assumes responsibility for the accuracy and truthfulness of the information that we receive on line.

Subscription and Option to Unsubscribe

The email address that you provide us may be included in newsletters or mailing list that TÜV Rheinland and its affiliates may produce. You have the right to unsubscribe by sending an email to info@phl.tuv.com.

Amendments

TÜV Rheinland reserves the right to amend or revise this Privacy Policy without prior notice. Your continued access to our website is deemed an acceptance of any change made in this Privacy Policy. Therefore, we encourage you to review it every time you visit us.

Website tracking

This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect visitor behavior data. This data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be aggregated to a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose, but only to collect and save data in anonymous form. The collected data will not be used to identify a visitor personally and is not aggregated with any personal data. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to subsequent services.

Exclude from website tracking