When you use our services, you’re trusting us with your information. We understand this is a big responsibility and work hard to protect your information and put you in control.
Holy Cross College Sta. Rosa, N.E., Inc. was founded on the premise of catering, and providing quality education to the whole vicinity of Sta. Rosa as well as its neighboring towns. For more than seventy years the school administration, faculty and staff have devoted excellent service in the field of education, so to speak the alumni and alumnae have shown competence, skills, and diversity in all fields of career and professions.
Holy Cross College Sta. Rosa. N.E., Inc. abides by the policies of the State to protect the fundamental human right to privacy and communication, while supportive in ensuring the free flow of information for innovation and growth of our Nation’s learners.
The terms provided herein can be found under R.A. 10173, Sec. 3, par. b, par. c, par. g and par. l,respectively.
Consent of the data subject – refers to any freely given, specific, informed indication of will, whereby the data subject agrees to the collection and processing of personal information about and/or relating to him or her. Consent shall be evidenced by written, electronic or recorded means. It may also be given on behalf of the data subject by an agent specifically authorized by the data subject to do so.
Data subject – refers to an individual whose personal information is processed.
Personal Information – refers to any information whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual. (Article No. and Section under the Data Privacy Act)
Sensitive Personal Information – refers to personal information:
Consent or authorization from applicants, students, and alumni of HCC will be secured first prior to any collection, process, storage, access, use, and sharing or transfer of personal data by HCC. Consent will be secured through paper-based or electronic form.
If the applicant, student, or alumnae/alumnus is below eighteen (18) years of age, HCC requires said applicant, student, or alumna/alumnus to secure consent or authority from their parents, or any legal guardian, in order for their information be processed. The consent or authority of the parents or legal guardians must expressly authorize HCC to collect, process, store, use, access, and share or transfer the personal data of the minor.
The consent form to be filled out by the applicant, student, or alumnae/alumnus and their parents or legal guardians, if said applicant, student or alumnae/alumnus is still a minor or who is below eighteen (18) years of age when enrolling in HCC, maybe requested within the respective school campus, where said applicant, student, or alumna/alumnus is having transaction with.
By giving us your consent, you authorize HCC to collect, process, store, access, and use information from you. HCC shall endeavor to protect the information we collect from you.
The information that HCC may collect, store, process, or use from its applicants and students may vary depending upon the transaction entered into with HCC. The information you provide us with is used to respond to your interest in our products or services and only for purposes allowed by law.
A. Information obtained or processed by HCC through any forms submitted to us Information with an asterisk (*) is considered to be sensitive information under the Data Privacy Act.
It is to be stressed that due to the serious effort of HCC to protect all data under its custody, only the applicant, student, and alumna himself or herself, as well as the authorized representatives of HCC can access such personal data. Personal data will always be accessed for lawful purpose. Authorized representatives of HCC whose task is to process information of applicants and students are also under an obligation of confidentiality.
We store the data we collect from our Data Subjects in the School Information System of HCC. As an applicant or student or alumna, HCC stores your information only for a period necessary in connection with the service or product you availed from us. Our information storage mechanism ensures secure storage of your data. HCC also has policies and procedures intended to protect data under its custody. HCC’ system and websites are regularly checked for any suspicious activity that may affect data under our custody.
HCC guarantees that when data is being transferred or shared by HCC, the authorized representative of HCC who transfers and receives such information is under an obligation of confidentiality.
It should be stressed that in case an applicant or a student wants to cross-enroll from one school under HCC to another, a consent form will be signed by said applicant or student, to authorize his/her present school to share his/her data with another school to which said applicant/student will be cross- enrolling to. Sharing of one data from one school to another shall only be done for the purpose of cross-enrollment,
HCC, in compliance with Data Privacy Act, will only retain personal data collected from its websites or from forms/communications submitted to us, for as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which the data was obtained or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or for legitimate business purposes, or as provided by law.
HCC hereby informs all data subjects that the right to suspend, withdraw or order the blocking, removal or destruction of his or her personal information from the custody of HCC is based upon discovery and substantial proof that the personal information of the data subject are incomplete, outdated, false, unlawfully obtained, used for unauthorized purposes or are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.
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