We at the Department of Science and Technology-Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) are committed to provide you with the services involving application and promotion of science and technology pursuant to Executive Order No. 128 and RA 7459 while implementing safeguards to protect your privacy and keep your personal data safe and secure.

Processing of Personal Data
The personal information being collected which may include photos/videos during the event may be used for the (1) sending of notifications/communications involving the said event; (2) sending of materials for the said event; (3) posting of pictures taken during the event in DOST and NSTW official website for promotional and transparency purposes; and other similar activities. Said information will also be shared within the DOST System for the purpose of informing and/or inviting the data subject to any other events, promotions, proposals and other activities of DOST System. Further, said information will be shared within and used by DOST System for static purposes.

Data Protection
We shall implement reasonable and appropriate organizational, physical, and technical security measures for the protection of personal information which we collected. Only authorized personnel are permitted and have access to the collected information who will treat any confidential information and under strict confidentiality. In case of breach, DOST-TAPI shall notify you and inform the National Privacy Commission
(NPC) in accordance to the NPC Circular 16-03 or Personal Data Breach Management. Personal information collected are stored and later on disposed of via shredding and permanently deleted in our electronic files in accordance to R.A No. 9470 otherwise known as the National Archive of the Philippines Act of 2007.

Rights of the Data Subject.
As the Data Subject, you have the right to be informed of the personal information being collected, processed, and stored by DOST-TAPI as well as to access, object, rectify and block the same. For questions or concerns, you may contact our Data Protection Officer through the following details:

(02) 8837-2071 local 2157/2167