Thank you for visiting our official webpage. We are SM Investments Corporation (SMIC). For more information on SMIC, you may visit the following link: https://www.sminvestments.com/company/corporate-profile
INFORMATION WE COLLECT/YOU PROVIDE
The information that we collect are only those necessary and relevant to our dealings with you. Said information will be kept for as long as they are pertinent for the purpose for which they were collected and/or as we are required under the law. We shall immediately destroy or dispose in a secure manner any personal information, the retention of which is no longer allowed under the law.
- Home Address
- Email Address
- Contact Number
- Mobile Number
- Date of Birth
WITH WHOM WE SHARE/TRANSFER THE INFORMATION
- Our subsidiaries and affiliates;
- Third party service providers who perform services based on our instructions. These service providers are authorized to use or disclose your personal information only as may be necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
- Other third parties with your consent; and
- Other third parties as allowed and limited by Republic Act No. 10173, its implementing rules and regulations, other data privacy laws, and such issuances from the National Privacy Commission (“DPA”).
We may also disclose information that is necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. In addition, we may disclose any information when it is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal activity.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION
We use the personal information collected as is. However, if necessary, we may subject the personal information to additional processing before using the same. We may use the information that we collected or that you provided to:
- Process job applications and comply with requirements of government agencies such as, but not limited to, BIR, Pag-IBIG, Philhealth, SSS, etc.
- Respond to your online inquiries and requests
- Improve our online services by performing data analytics
- Generate statistical information
- Comply with applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies
We also may use your personal information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
STORAGE, PROCESSING AND RETENTION
We store and process your personal information in our facilities located in the Philippines. We shall comply with the applicable laws and regulations should we transfer the storage and/or processing thereof outside the country. Only our authorized personnel are granted access to personal information we collect. Personal information collected via the internet or other electronic methods is stored in a secure IT infrastructure, while physical records of personal information are stored in locked filing cabinets.
We reserve the right to retain and keep your personal information until necessary for business, tax, or legal purposes.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION
We have in place reasonable and appropriate organizational, technical and physical security measures designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of personal information you provide and we collect.
RESPONSIBILITY AND RIGHTS
The information you submit to us or to our authorized agent or third party service providers must be accurate and updated. You are responsible for the accuracy and correctness of any personal information you provide to SMIC, as well as for the consequences of disclosing your personal information to SMIC and failure to provide the accurate, correct and updated personal information.
You have the right to be informed, to access, to object, to erasure or blocking, to damages, to file a complaint, to rectify, and to data portability in relation to the personal information which you provided and which SMIC collected and stored, in accordance with the conditions and requirements under the DPA.
You may access or request the correction or update of your personal information by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with your full name and the personal information you wish to access or to be corrected or updated.
Should you wish to obtain a hardcopy or printout of such personal information, any and all costs related thereto shall be for your own account.
ACCESSING LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Our Website may provide links to other websites, which may operate independently from us. Linked sites have their own privacy notices or policies. SMIC is not responsible for websites that are not owned or operated by us, we are not responsible for the linked sites’ content, any use of the sites, or the privacy practices thereof.
Our website is intended only for persons who are at least eighteen (18) years old. We neither offer products or services to, nor knowingly collect personal data of, persons below the age of eighteen (18) years (“Minors”) without any legal basis. Should we learn that we were provided with personal data of Minors without any legal basis, we will delete the same from our database. If you are a Minor, please do not provide any personal data to us, such as your name, age, gender, email address, contact information and the like, and kindly consult your parent(s) or guardian(s) first before visiting any website.
For inquiries regarding the processing of personal information stated in this Privacy Notice, as well as any concerns or complaints regarding data privacy, or the exercise of your rights as a Data Subject under the DPA, you may contact the DPO as follows, provided that any complaint should be in writing, clearly state the material facts, specify your contact information, include supporting evidence and be submitted to the following office address or email address:
(Updated as of July 03, 2018)