A. Overall Privacy
At Ikaw Na! Philippines, we value your privacy. Rest assured that the information you provide when you use our websites and related applications will be collected and used in the manner stated in this Policy.
B. What Information We Collect
The information we collect depends on whether you are a visitor or a member.
If you are a visitor, you provide us with information of what service you use and how you use it. Technically speaking, this includes: Log information, such as information on how you use our service (e.g. time or duration of your use), browser cookies, web beacons; information, such as IP address, operating system version, device settings, hardware model, device identifiers, and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) number for some mobile devices, if available; and, Other information.
If you are a member, aside from the information above, you also provide us with your name, mobile number, and email address. These pieces information serve as our point of contact with our members. Our registration forms and profile update forms also ask for other information, such as birthday, gender and location. You have the option to provide us with these pieces of information or not. To maintain the accuracy of members’ personal information, they may access this at any time and change any inaccuracies they may find by updating their profile. Members also have the option to delete their information from our database by updating their profile or sending us a support ticket to deactivate their account. ?
C. How we Use Your Personal Information
The information you provide us may be used in any of the following manner: To provide better and customized service to you. We are able to do this with your help. By using your cookies, we are able to track usage patterns and deliver customized content to all users. A cookie is a small text file that our Web server places on a user’s computer hard drive as a unique identifier. Our cookies have an expiration date. We also provide communications services to our members. Our members receive e-mails, SMS and Push Notifications (in mobile apps) regarding items posted in our system. We also send additional announcements about products, services, special deals and newsletters. Members may opt not to receive these types of communications. We may also use the information we collect from you to improve our products and services and to develop new ones. For information sharing. Subject to applicable law, we may share, transfer, and disclose the information we collect, to the following: Companies that form part of our group of companies, to enable them to offer or improve their respective services or products; Service providers that help us provide our services, to the extent needed to perform their duties and their functions; Government authorities, at their request and only when legally required to do so; and, Purchasers or potential purchasers of our rights and obligations relating to the services we provide. In this case, all information collected are deemed assets that may be transferred to such third parties. Necessary to Protect Legitimate Interests. The information we collect may also be shared, transferred and disclosed when this is necessary: To protect the rights and interests of Ikaw Na! Philippines, business partners, customers or third parties, as may be required and permitted by law; and To pursue your legitimate interests, as may be required or permitted by law. Advertisement in different media. Images and information uploaded or posted may be used to advertise Ikaw Na! Philippines and its services in different media (i.e., Above-the-line, Below-the-line, SEM, Social Media advertising). Information may be used for the conduct of promotions and advertisements through e-mails, SMS and Push Notifications. Location identification. Through information provided by the device you use to access our Apps and services, we are provided with IP addresses and other locational information. An IP Address is a unique identifier that identifies your computer or device in the Internet. These information are used to identify the location of the device (i.e., town, city and country), and these are added to all data that are submitted to the system. Market analysis. The information we collect may be used for assessment, record keeping, market analysis and generation of reports.
D. How We Secure your Personal Information.
We endeavor to protect your information by using secure servers. Sufficient physical and technical methods and procedures are employed to safeguard and secure the information from unauthorized or unlawful processing. We have no control, however, over any information you provide when you leave our Apps. Our Apps offers listings, chats, forums and/or message boards, as well as links to third-party websites. When you click on these links, you effectively leave our Apps.
To ensure your protection, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. We also have no control over third-party advertising companies that serve ads when you visit our Apps. They may use information about your visits to our Apps and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. While we will not provide them your name, address, email address, or telephone number, we do not control their collection of information.
Rules on Posting Classified Ads
All advertisements you post must conform to our policies and guidelines outlined here.
Posting of advertisements for free is merely a privilege. We may, at any time and at our sole discretion, without need of prior notice, remove or disallow this privilege. We also reserve the right to impose the applicable fees prior to allowing any advertisement to be displayed in our site.
If, in our opinion, your advertisements do not conform to or have a tendency to violate our rules or any of our guidelines, you authorize Ikaw Na! Philippines or any of our Administrators to take any corrective action with respect to your advertisement. In particular, we may delete, suspend, or return your advertisement to make it compliant.
Category: Advertisements must be posted in the correct category or location where the item is available for sale. If your advertisement falls under more than one category, you must select the best category or location to post your advertisement.
Active: Any advertisement that is no longer valid (e.g. sold-out items, jobs filled-in) should be disabled.
Violation of Intellectual Property Rights: You may not advertise any product or service which violates the intellectual property rights of any third party. This includes counterfeit goods, including fake replicas or unauthorized copies.
Misleading/False Information: Misleading or false information in advertisements such as incorrect or inaccurate pricing or terms and conditions are strictly prohibited.
Product Registration and Licensing: All advertisements must comply with all product registrations and licensing requirements under applicable laws, rules and regulations before they may be posted. Some examples are:
Advertisements for fertilizers must conform with the license requirements under FPA Memo Circular No. 96-06 Series of 1996 and Presidential Decree No. 114; and, Advertisements for animal must be licensed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources under Republic Act No. 9147.
Content Guidelines You must ensure that all content you post on our site must comply with these rules and shall not contain:
Adult content or those of a sexual nature, or any material which the dominant theme appeals to prurient interest as a whole and satisfies only the craving for gratuitous sex, including the following: Nudity meant simply to titillate and has little aesthetic value; Portrayal of sexual activity; Images of the genitalia; and, Any other material, which in our opinion, may be considered as adult content or sexual in nature. Material depicting excessive violence, such as that which: Glorifies or glamorizes violence; Satisfies the craving for gratuitous violence; Contains detailed or prolonged images of other kinds of violence; Glorifies criminals or endorses criminal behavior; and, Any other material, which in our opinion, is offensive in nature or depicts excessive violence. Foul, offensive, or improper language; Racist, hateful, inflammatory or flaming comments; Reference to any illegal material or activity; Products or services that are prohibited or illegal; Confusing, deceptive or misleading information; or, Material which infringes the intellectual property rights of third parties.
Violations of our Rules
A. Reporting Violations
If you believe a violation of our rules has occurred, we encourage your to report it immediately by clicking on the “Report” icon located throughout the site; filling in the form and submitting the same. Refrain from making multiple reports of the same violation as this may only cause delay in our investigation.
B. Consequences of Violating our Rules
We may suspend your usage of the system if, in our own opinion, you have violated or your actions tend to violate any law, rules, regulations or our policies without prior notice. We may also delete any and all of your content (such as posts, advertisements, replies and comments) that, in our own opinion, violate or tend to violate any law, rule, regulation, or our policies without prior notice.
Ikaw Na! Philippines assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action you take, or fail to make, based on the content, information, services or other materials found in this system. Ikaw Na! Philippines does not guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage and/or loss related to the accuracy, completeness and/or timeliness of the contents found in the system.
Ikaw Na! Philippines may and can include links to external systems in which Ikaw Na! Philippines has no responsibility of any kind on these systems. The use and/or access of these external systems are completely and solely at your own risk.
Ikaw Na! PHILIPPINES DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SYSTEM, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
IN NO EVENT SHALL Ikaw Na! PHILIPPINES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS, DATA OR PROFITS, LITIGATION AND THE LIKE, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE MEMBER AND/OR USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THE SYSTEM WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED TO YOU IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH LIMITATIONS.
Our system and services are provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis. We do not make any warranty with respect to any content, information, service, and materials contained in our system. We also do not warrant merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Neither do we guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any content found in our system. B. Liability for Damages or Injury
You are solely responsible for your actions or omissions. We do not assume any responsibility for any consequence of your actions or omissions, whether or not you acted based on any content, information, service or other material found in our system. You agree to hold us free and harmless from any liability we may incur arising from your use of our system. We shall in no event be liable to you for any kind of damages arising from your use of our system including any loss of business, data or profits, litigation and the like. Absolutely no damages applies even if you had previously advised us of the possibility of such damages.
Changes in our policies and services
Note that we may modify these rules and policies at any time. Any modification will be effective immediately upon posting. By using and/or accessing our system, you agree to review our rules and policies periodically. By continuing to access and/or use of our system, you agree to our rules, as modified.
We may-–from time to time and without notice to you–-change, improve or terminate this system. Changes shall be effective immediately upon posting in the site.