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St. Peregrine Privacy Policy for Students

SPI believes in the sanctity of personal information and the rights of individuals to Data Privacy per Republic Act 10173 (Data Privacy Act of 2012). Thus, SPI is committed to the protection and responsible use of such information. SPI will only collect, use, and disclose personal information with the student’s or if applicable, guardian’s or parent ‘s knowledge and consent.

For further information, you may access Data Privacy Act of 2012 at https://privacy.gov.ph/data-privacy-act/

What kind of information does SPI collect or acquire?

SPI collects or acquires personal data through various means. The information collected may entail the following:
written records;
video images, and/or
digital material.
When a student applies to take a Placement Exam or enrolls once accepted into the school, SPI requires the following data:
email address;
telephone number and other contact details;
family background;
previous schools you have attended;
name of the person responsible for the student’s account;
name of the person to contact in case of an emergency.

How will SPI use the Personal data?

To the maximum extent allowed by law, SPI may use personal data to pursue its objectives as an educational institution. This may include a variety of academic, administrative, research, historical, and statistical purposes. For example, SPI may use the information to:
assess applications for admissions into the school and to process confirmation
of acceptance of incoming students and transfer students;
gather and maintain records of the student’s work, such as homework, seatwork,
exams, research paper, essays, and/or presentations;
gather and maintain records, manually, electronically, or through other methods, of class attendance and participation in curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities;
exchange information with regards to grades and class performance between and among faculty members, and other individuals with legitimate official need, for academic deliberations;
process applications for scholarships, grants, and other forms of assistance;
probe into reports of misbehavior and to disciplinary sanctions if necessary;
compile information for directories and alumni records;
generate data for statistical and research purposes;
offer advice and/or assistance regarding your physical health, emotional, and/or psychological welfare;
provide assistance to student’s needs in relation to information technology and library services;
provide assistance to student’s needs in relation to sports/recreation development;
provide assistance to student’s needs in relation to transportation, parking, campus mobility, safety, and security services;
announce official school communications;
make information available to market and advertise SPI -related functions, events, projects, and activities;
engage student’s participation in academic and non-commercial studies and surveys;
keep parents informed of student’s class performance through correspondence, online newsletters, and info board system;
encourage donations and support for SPI; and
fulfill SPI’s legal obligations and duty.
In the event where SPI requests personal information about a student or parent, and if the information requested is not provided, SPI has the right to refuse to enroll the student or permit the student to take part in a particular activity.

How will SPI share, disclose, or transfer Personal data?

By requirement of the law, SPI may also share, disclose, or transfer personal data to other persons or organizations in order to uphold student’s interests and/or pursue the University’s legitimate interests as an educational institution. SPI may share, disclose, or transfer student’s personal data to:
notify concerned regarding admission to the school; award financial aid and scholarship grants; post class lists, class schedules, online or on school bulletin boards or other places within the campus;
communicate information to parents, guardians, or next of kin, as prescribed by law, on a need-to-know basis, or as determined by the school, in order to best serve your interests and to ensure your health, safety, and security, or that of others;
disseminate information to donors, funders, or benefactors to encourage contributions for scholarships, grants, and other forms of assistance;
publish scholars’ graduation brochure for distribution to donors, funders, or benefactors;
publish list of graduates and awardees in preparation for and during commencement exercises;
inform the National Privacy Corporation (NPC) and other government bodies or agencies, such as the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Education (DepEd), Bureau of Immigration(BI), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Civil Service Commission, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), Legal Education Board (LEB), Supreme Court (SC), and others when prescribed or allowed by law;
release information to individuals or organizations, such as the PRISAA and other similar associations, to determine your eligibility to participate in academic, sports competitions, and other similar events;
adhere to court orders, subpoenas, and/or other legal obligations;
generate data through research or surveys for the development of the University;
circulate academic, co-curricular, and extra-curricular achievements and success, including honors lists and names of awardees on school bulletin boards, website, social media sites, and publications;
publish academic accomplishments or honors and co-curricular or extra-curricular achievements with schools you graduated from or were previously enrolled in upon their request;
feature photos, videos, and other information in order to advertise the University, its activities and events, through promotional materials, such as brochures, website posts, newspaper advertisements, physical and electronic bulletin boards, and other media;
stream live affairs and events of/in the school;
publish information through news or feature articles in University publications and social media sites;
disseminate information such as class lists and photos to partner hospitals, local health centers, and other similar organizations.

How long will SPI retain Personal data?

SPI will retain personal data until the fulfillment of its purpose. In cases where a retention period is required by law, all records after such period will be duly and securely disposed of.

How will SPI store and retain Personal data?

Students’ personal data are stored and transmitted securely in a variety of paper and electronic formats, including databases that are shared between SPI’s different units or offices. Access to student’s personal data is limited to University personnel who have a legitimate interest in them for the purpose of carrying out their contractual duties. Rest assured that the university will not allow excessive use of the student’s personal data.

How will SPI handle data breach?

Any data security incident or breach that comes to the knowledge of SPI will be recorded and reported as required by law. SPI will take all necessary and reasonable steps to address such incident or breach and mitigate any negative effect of such incident or breach. If there is strong suspicion that an incident affects a student’s personal information, SPI will notify the concerned student and/or parent of such incident in an appropriate manner.
If a student, parent or guardian would like further information about the way CPU manages the personal information it holds, or wishes to complain about breach of the Act, please contact SPI’s duly designated Data Privacy Officer:
Name : Louisa Abadilla
E-mail Address :
Office Address : 114 Gen. Evangelista St. Bacoor city
SPI may, from time to time, make changes to this Policy. On such occasions, this will be disseminated through the school’s website and, when permissible, other means of communication. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting on the website.

March 13, 2019