We at the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), as a data controller and/or processor, is committed to protect and respect your privacy in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 in relation to all Personal and Sensitive Personal Information that we collect from you.
For most purposes, we determine what happens to any information that we collect about you, which for all intents and purposes are related to your interest and dealings with the DAP – for this particular case, in relation to the project SPARTA – Smarter Philippines through Data Analytics, R&D, Training and Adoption.
We collect the following personal information from you when you sign up to be listed as a potential participant to the SPARTA program on the platform:
The collected personal information is utilized solely for documentation and processing purposes within the DAP and is only shared with the proponents of the SPARTA Program (DOST, DOST-PCIEERD, AAP, Coursebank) when deemed necessary to optimize user experience or for reporting purposes of scholarship grants. The information collected also enables the DAP to properly address the inquiries and requests, forward them to appropriate internal units for action and response, and provide clients with appropriate updates and advisories pertaining to the SPARTA Program in a legitimate format and in an orderly and timely manner.
Only authorized DAP personnel have access to your personal information, the exchange of which will be facilitated through email or hard copy. They will be stored in a database for three years (after inquiries, requests are acted upon) after which physical records shall be disposed of through shredding, while digital files shall be anonymized.
If you would like to exercise your rights (as listed below) to or have any concerns about our handling of your personal information and sensitive personal information, you may contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) through the following contact details:
Rights you can exercise: