UnionBank GlobalLinker Privacy Policy


Updated on August 08, 2018

UnionBank GlobalLinker’s Privacy Policy governs the collection, use and protection of your Personal Information, Sensitive Personal Information, and Transactional Data, collectively referred to as “Personal Data” by UnionBank GlobalLinker, which is controlled by DigiVation. All terms used but not defined herein, shall have the meaning assigned to the same in the Terms of Use of UnionBank GlobalLinker available at https://unionbank.globallinker.com/mobile/termsofuse.php . Our Privacy Policy allows you to determine the nature and extent of information you provide to us and control its use. By using or visiting UnionBank GlobalLinker as a Member or User, you consent to the processing of your Personal Data as provided in the provisions under this Privacy Policy.


UnionBank GlobalLinker’s Promise on your Privacy

UnionBank GlobalLinker is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that you retain your privacy while availing of the Services available on UnionBank GlobalLinker. We have thus adopted the following policy in relation to any Personal Data, which may be collected through UnionBank GlobalLinker.


Information We Collect About You

UnionBank GlobalLinker collects Personal Data which enhances your experience with us, which ranges from identifiable information and linkable Personal Data and other Transactional Data. In order to process the delivery and fulfil contractual obligations of UnionBank GlobalLinker Services to you as a Member or as a User as agreed upon in the Terms of Use, we collect the following Personal Data about you: full legal name, email address, mobile number, company name, and job title or designation. These Personal Data are collected upon creation of your Account or as shared by Members of your Company and/or partners to facilitate UnionBank GlobalLinker’s group sign-up activities to become UnionBank GlobalLinker Member and create your profile. We may also collect other Personal Data or any information about you as may be requested while you visit UnionBank GlobalLinker. Additional information about you, your company, your business, contact information, if included in your profile at your sole discretion, could enrich your experience with us. Your Personal Data, as collected by DigiVation as the platform owner and controller of the UnionBank GlobalLinker, may be processed by Union Bank of the Philippines to improve their products, services, and joint communications that we hope you find of interest.


Device and Log Information

UnionBank GlobalLinker collects or determines device and log information for trend analysis to improve your overall experience with us and our Services. When you view and interact with UnionBank GlobalLinker pages, features, and functionality, including UnionBank GlobalLinker mobile applications, features and platform technology, we also collect your internet protocol address, browser type, operating system, mobile carrier, and your internet service provider, and receive the addresses of sites from which you arrive or leave UnionBank GlobalLinker, or sites that have embedded UnionBank GlobalLinker.


Cookies

Through cookies, we customize your experience, and serve content, offers, features, information, messages, advertisements, on and off UnionBank GlobalLinker, when you participate in initiatives offered by UnionBank GlobalLinker or by third parties on UnionBank GlobalLinker including surveys, polls or other third-party research undertaken with your consent. By visiting and/or using UnionBank GlobalLinker you agree to our placing cookies and such technologies on your browser in accordance with our Cookie Policy. For more information on cookies, please refer to the UnionBank GlobalLinker Cookie Policy.


Linking Third Party Sites & Information Sync with UnionBank GlobalLinker

You may choose to import or sync your information, link information or your Account onto UnionBank GlobalLinker, as it would help enhance your experience on UnionBank GlobalLinker. In addition, you may also link third party sites, applications with UnionBank GlobalLinker. You will be required to provide information not related to UnionBank GlobalLinker.

We may disclose information, as required to fulfil contractual obligations, with Union Bank of the Philippines and Affiliate Partners to help them offer you privileges and their services in the most appropriate manner.

In order to fulfil your requests for services that require payments, we may share your payment information with our payment processors or payment gateway partners and other fulfilment agencies. In case, you declined such a request, you will be requested to input such details every time you need to connect with such third-party sites for transacting.


Advertising and Web Beacons

We may serve our own ads and may also allow third party advertisements and/or messages on UnionBank GlobalLinker to Members and Visitors. We may also include a file, called a Web Beacon, for research and analysis of your site usage behavior.


How We Use Your Personal Data

We use Personal Data you provide in order to:

  1. Display your profile to prospective and existing UnionBank GlobalLinker Members, through searches within and outside UnionBank GlobalLinker including in the form of your eBiz card, profile and in other forms to identify content and other inputs posted by you as a part of content contributed or other activities performed by you on UnionBank GlobalLinker
  2. Authenticate, administer your Account with us and to assist, support, orient, coach and to tailor or customize your experience on UnionBank GlobalLinker through the presentation of, including but not limited to, contextually relevant content, offers, messages, advertisements, and other corporate communications;
  3. Provide you Services and/or promotional communications through email, SMS and other forms of communication including but not limited to notices on UnionBank GlobalLinker and based on your message preferences either directly or through UnionBank and/or our Affiliate Partners.
  4. Connect you to other UnionBank GlobalLinker and community Members to provide greater opportunities for you to grow the business of your Company;
  5. Perform actions initiated by you and perform actions which will help you grow your business on UnionBank GlobalLinker;
  6. Conduct data analysis, surveys, polls, and other forms of business intelligence activities and deliverables;
  7. Provide important communications and notices;
  8. Resolve queries and other communications through our helpdesk;
  9. Comply with legal obligations;
  10. Disclose relevant information with partner and/or third party websites;
  11. Communicate with other Members or Users on UnionBank GlobalLinker which may include, but is not limited to, messages, shares, comments with linked and un-linked Members, or outside UnionBank GlobalLinker.

All such content shared will be shared by you via UnionBank GlobalLinker features and functions or with each other. Such content may be available for others to view unless specified and you are advised to exercise caution before posting content which you may deem to be confidential or violate your or any other Member rights.


Please note that we do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide Personal Data to third parties without your consent unless it is necessary to carry out your instructions such as processing your payment information or to add efficiencies and economies to our systems and operating processes.


Your Information Choices

You may review, enhance or edit your Personal Data through your settings and your personal profile page. You may control the messages you receive from UnionBank GlobalLinker and other Members within and outside of your network on UnionBank GlobalLinker. You may change your profile and manage your network on UnionBank GlobalLinker to control visibility and accessibility through UnionBank GlobalLinker. You may control whether UnionBank GlobalLinker uses your name and profile photo in social ads; and you may close your UnionBank GlobalLinker Account.


Your Obligations to other Members

While using the Services offered on UnionBank GlobalLinker you are also obligated to respect the privacy of Personal Data of other Members or Users of UnionBank GlobalLinker and not misuse the access you have through search, networking facilities and other means available on UnionBank GlobalLinker. You must also endeavor to maintain confidentiality of other Member’s Personal Data and transactions if the same are shared with you.

In case of any abuse or alleged abuse of the privacy of other Members or Users, UnionBank GlobalLinker through its platform owner, DigiVation, reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to take appropriate action against you in accordance with the terms of the Terms of Use.


Your Consent

You consent that the information you provide us on UnionBank GlobalLinker, about yourself or your business, is true, ‘authorized’ and voluntary on your part.

From time to time, we may add or enhance services available on UnionBank GlobalLinker. To the extent these services are provided, and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making UnionBank GlobalLinker better and easier to use.


Company Administration Responsibilities

The Company Administrator (“Company Admin”) of your Company will be provided additional controls to monitor Company Information and activities and that of its Members. Your Company Admin may be acquainted with additional information regarding your use of Company related modules and functions on UnionBank GlobalLinker.

In addition, the Company Admin will be able to allow, deny usage of functions and activities and also assign authority to the Members of the Company.


Modifications to UnionBank GlobalLinker Privacy Policy

We review our Privacy Policy from time to time, and we may make periodic changes to the policy in connection with that review. Therefore, you may wish to bookmark this page and/or periodically review this page to make sure you have the latest version.

Notice of all changes that materially affect ways in which your Personal Data may be used or shared will be posted in updates to our Privacy Policy. These changes will be enforced once posted in the UnionBank GlobalLinker Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree to the revised terms you may close your Account on UnionBank GlobalLinker.


Information and Data Security

Personal Data you provide will be secured in accordance with industry standards and technology. Since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to UnionBank GlobalLinker. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, copied, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. You are responsible for exercising caution while selecting and managing your UnionBank GlobalLinker sign in/access credentials, including the single sign-on access, maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and Account Information, and for controlling access to your email communications at all times.


Third Party Links & Redirections

UnionBank GlobalLinker contains links from and to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you may be entering another website for which UnionBank GlobalLinker has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all such sites as their policies may be materially different from this Privacy Policy. Of course, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords, and your UnionBank GlobalLinker membership account information. Please be very careful, responsible, and alert with this information, especially whenever you are online.


Legal Obligations & Compliance

We may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect UnionBank GlobalLinker's or any or all of its affiliates, associates, employees, directors or officer’s rights or property. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defences or objections that we may have to a third party, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.

UnionBank GlobalLinker Cookie Policy

Effective on August 01, 2018


Introduction

UnionBank GlobalLinker aims to provide you with an experience that is contextually relevant and useful. Cookies help us provide you with a customized experience on the desktop, mobile or native clients. Cookies, however, do not store any Personal Information, Sensitive Personal Information or any information that can identify you (collectively referred to as “Personal Data.”)

By continuing to use UnionBank GlobalLinker website https://unionbank.globallinker.com/ (the “Site”) you agree that we can store and place cookies on your computer and mobile devices to improve your online experience.

This Cookie Policy provides you with clear and pertinent information about the cookies we use and the purposes for using those cookies. We request to read this Cookie Policy for more details about the cookies that are placed when you are using this Site.

This Cookie Policy is in conjunction with UnionBank GlobalLinker’s Privacy Policy, which governs the collection and use of Personal Data and Cookies through this Site. We do not have cookies that store any Personal Data in clear text form. Cookies shall not store passwords, even in encrypted forms.

By continuing to use our service, you agree to UnionBank GlobalLinker’s cookie policy, as outlined in the sections below.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by a Site. A cookie contains certain data related to your GlobalLinker experience which helps us function optimally and communicate with your browser to provide you with a seamless experience. These files may contain unique identifier created by Site and other data about your visit.

However, please be assured that:
Cookies will NOT store any personally identifiable data (like email, phone number, etc.), AND
Cookies do not collect any data stored on your hard drive or computer.
To find out more about cookies, visit:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm


What kinds of cookies does UnionBank GlobalLinker use?

UnionBank GlobalLinker uses cookies when you arrive on Site and while you use the Site.

Following Cookies are used on the Site:

  • Session cookies: While you use UnionBank GlobalLinker, session cookies carry information across pages and various modules, thus helping you use the features of UnionBank GlobalLinker accurately. When you leave UnionBank GlobalLinker or close your browser, these cookies are deleted automatically.
  • Persistent cookies: These Cookies carry information which allows us to recognise you, remember your preferences when you visit Site. This is done so that you don’t have to re-enter the information every time. These cookies are stored permanently in your hard drive.

The ‘Remember Username’ option on the sign in page is the only persistent cookie we use


How do we use them?

UnionBank GlobalLinker uses cookies when you arrive on Site and while you use the Site.

We use cookies and other technologies, namely, Web Beacons, Flash Cookies which allow us to recognize you, customize your experience, and serve content, offers, features, information, messages, advertisements etc., on and off UnionBank GlobalLinker. We will also place cookies when you participate in initiatives like surveys, polls or other party research offered by UnionBank GlobalLinker on third party sites with your consent.

  • UnionBank GlobalLinker may use cookies for validation and help in understanding user behavior by data collection of navigational data
  • UnionBank GlobalLinker will not collect any personally identifiable data (like Name, email, etc.) using Cookies
  • Any cookie will not store any personally identifiable data (like Name, email, etc.) in clear text.
  • Cookies will never store passwords, even in encrypted forms; every session should be authenticated by inputting a valid password by user;
  • Session Cookies will have time-bound expiration and will automatically expire when a session is closed.
  • The only “Persistent cookie” exception to this rule is “remember me” function which will store only the User Id after encryption.

Use of Third-Party cookie on UnionBank GlobalLinker

UnionBank GlobalLinker is also working with other reputable companies and partners (Third parties) to enrich our customer experience. Such parties may also use cookies to collect analytical data on the performance of platform and interface to deliver the best possible experience.

In addition, UnionBank GlobalLinker ties up with reputed and trusted affiliates and partners, who provide their services via UnionBank GlobalLinker. When users are transferred to our partner’s site, they are controlled by such policies of our partners. While our partners have defined Cookie policy defined along similar lines, you are advised to visit our partner’s site for their actual policy statements.


Web Beacons

UnionBank GlobalLinker may also use “Web Beacons” or similar technologies on our Site to enable us to know whether you have visited a web page or received a message. In general, Web Beacon is a transparent graphic image of size 1 pixel x 1 pixel, which is placed on a webpage or in an email. This enable us to know the behavior of the user visiting the webpage or viewing the email. This is often used in combination with cookies.

Web Beacons do not provide an option to decline. However, UnionBank GlobalLinker collects only anonymous and / or aggregate information about users. This technology helps us in measuring effectiveness of our online content, features, advertisements, and other communications. They may also enable us to relate your viewing or receipt of a web page or message to other information about you, including your Personal Data.


How can you manage cookies?

You can change your Cookie settings by opting out of all Cookies. You may block cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Please note that if you choose not to permit cookies, some areas of the Site may not function properly or be inaccessible. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it refuses cookies, we will drop cookies as soon as you visit the Site. Most browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline Cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline Cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use the interactive features of our Site that depend on Cookies.

Please note that once you have given us your consent to the use of cookies, we shall drop a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for the next time. This consent will expire periodically and in all cases within 365 days. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete all the cookies using your internet browser settings. Information about the procedure to follow in order to manage Cookies can be found at:

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

To opt-out of participating in Google Analytics data, follow the instructions here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Contact Us

For any questions and concerns on Privacy and Cookie Policy, you may contact info@unionbank.globallinker.com