It is reiterated that Resident Trainees are required to furnish the Secretariat a Certification or a letter from the Department Chair attesting that they are indeed resident/s from the institution.
It is reiterated that Foreign Delegate-Trainees are required to furnish the Secretariat a Certification or a letter from the Department Chair attesting that they are indeed Foreign Delegate-Trainees from the institution.
I consent to the use and disclosure of my personal data for the purpose of helping the Society review and improve its organization and operational processes, data base and services.
I consent to receive information about the Society, announcements, communications, newsletters or other activities that may be of interest to me.
I understand that the Society will respect my wishes if I elect not to receive future communications about these activities. With each correspondence I receive from the Society, I will have the opportunity to indicate if I do not want to receive future communications.
1. Privacy Statement
The Society collect, process and store personal data about you when you access your membership profile, including membership dues and CPD units earned, through the Society website. It also includes access to other features such as online courses and download of materials or enter any contract with the Society provided that you have given your express consent.
2. Collection of Personal Data
The Academy collects information you provide directly to it, such as when you attend or participate in any of its events; register, create or modify your membership profile, including access to membership dues and CPD units earned; respond to surveys, access online modules and/or download articles from the website; contact the Secretariat; enter into any contract with the Society; or otherwise communicate or interact with the Society.
The following personal data may be collected: your name; age; birthday; nationality; civil status; contact information such as permanent residential address, mailing address, email address, landline and mobile phone numbers; information regarding practice, such as number of years in practice, specialization, area of expertise; clinic information such as clinic address, landline number and schedule; educational background including school and year graduated; family background such as name and address of spouse, children and parents; and name of beneficiary for benefits that can be collected from the Society.
3. Use and Processing of Personal Data
The Society may use and process the personal data collected about you to participate in its events and activities; provide means of communication such as announcements and newsletters; and update your the Society membership status.
At all times, your personal data shall not be used or processed for any purpose that is contrary to law, morals or public policy.
4. Sharing of Personal Data
The Society may share personal data between and among entities* comprising the same to enable them to provide its members quality services.
The Society may also share personal data in accordance with any order from any relevant government agency as provided by law (i.e. Department of Health, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and related agencies); consultants; partner organizations; and other service providers who need access to relevant information to carry out work and/or programs on behalf of or in partnership with the Society.
5. Storage and Protection of Personal Data
The Society has instituted policies and procedures which intend to protect personal data which it has collected and continues to collect. These include securing any document containing personal data, requiring the execution of non-disclosure agreements by its employees, consultants, suppliers and contractors, among others.
The website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities to make any visit as secure as possible. It uses regular Malware Scanning. The personal data is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the personal data confidential.
In addition, all sensitive information supplied is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. The Society implements a variety of security measures when a user submits or accesses their information to maintain its safety. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Will there be a risk of unauthorized disclosure of personal data, the Society commits that the foregoing safeguards are sufficient to prevent the occurrence of such risk and further commits in updating and improving such safeguards in order to protect its members’ personal data in compliance with the Data Privacy Act.
6. Member’s Rights Under the Data Privacy Act
As a data subject, a member has the following rights under the Data Privacy Act:
By signing the accompanying sign-up sheet or ticking the “Agree” button if the personal data was collected manually or electronically, respectively, the member expressly gives consent to the collection, processing and storage of his/her personal data as provided herein.