Privacy Policy

This is our updated Privacy Policy effective May 25, 2018.

This website, topnotcher.ph or TOPNOTCHER Philippines respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it at all times including any information we may collect while operating our website.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or comment on the site. When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address or website URL. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

You do not need to give us any personal information to read posts, articles and blogs, but you may be given an option to log on to Facebook if you wish to comment on a certain post, article or blog. We have no control whatever you post on the Comments so it is your responsibility to post only topics relevant to the blogs and articles without posting your personal information.

Our comment section requests for Username (of your choice), your email address, your website (optional) otherwise, you can use your social network account as mentioned.

If you share our content on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or any other social platform, or use your accounts on these networks to log in to our system, we may ask you to access certain information from your social media profile, but this will always be done in compliance with the privacy policies of these social network sites.

We embed Youtube videos on some of our articles and blogs. You do not need to give us personal information to watch such videos, but you may be given an option to log on Youtube if you wish to use their service. Using their service means you comply with their privacy policy.

Very seldom that we offer something for purchase on our site. In that event, we use Paypal to collect payments. Paypal may ask for your personal details when you sign up to use their service. Using their service means you comply with their privacy policy.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

To learn more about the Cookies we use, please visit our Cookie Policy page.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at this link

DoubleClick DART Cookie

.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on topnotcher.ph
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to topnotcher.ph and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on topnotcher.ph send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.

TOPNOTCHER Philippines has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. TOPNOTCHER Philippines privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

– To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

– To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

– To improve our service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

– To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

– To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

– To share with our third party marketing partners so they may send you offers for goods and services which you may find of interest

– To send periodic emails

The email address you provide to subscribe to a newsletter may be used to send you information and updates, relevant content and advertisements.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future posts, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your privacy and the data you provide. When you enter sensitive information (such as log in credentials) on our contact form, registration form or comment form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

While we strive to protect such information after it arrives at our servers, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is being transmitted over the Internet, or guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any mode of protection. As a result, you provide such information at your own risk. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us at support@topnotcher.ph.

Compromise of Personal Information

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Your Choices About Your Information

You can review, correct, update or delete any information you shared with us. You can contact us directly at support@topnotcher.ph. We will respond to your request as soon as possible.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

Other than described in this privacy policy, we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, third party marketers, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third Party Links

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from our site, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our website to another website, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or their services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link or advertisement on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies.

Social Media Widgets: Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as Like, Share, Follow buttons and widgets for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram etc. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, topnotcher.ph does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at support@topnotcher.ph.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy or you wish to unsubscribe from our site and services you may contact us using this email: support@topnotcher.ph