MFI Foundation Inc.
Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information is an important aspect of the way that
MFI Foundation Inc. conducts its business. Collecting, using, and disclosing personal information in an
appropriate, responsible, and ethical manner is fundamental to MFI Foundation Inc. daily operations.
MFI Foundation Inc. strives to protect and respect the personal information of its customers, employees,
business partners, etc. in accordance with all applicable regional and federal laws. Each staff member of
must abide by this organization's procedures and practices when handling personal information.
information within MFI Foundation Inc. possession and control.
Personal information is defined as any identifying information about an individual or group of
individuals, including name, date of birth, address, phone number, e-mail address, social
insurance/security number, nationality, gender, health history, financial data, credit card numbers, bank
account numbers, assets, debts, liabilities, payment records, credit records, loan records, opinions, and
Business information refers to: business address, business telephone number, name(s) of owner(s),
executive officer(s), and director(s), job titles, business registration numbers, and financial status.
Business information is treated and handled with the same level of confidentiality, privacy, and respect
as personal information.
Consent occurs and is obtained when an individual signs an application or other form containing
personal information, thereby authorizing to collect, use, and disclose the individual's personal
information for the purposes stated on the form or in the Appropriate Use section of this policy.
Implied consent is granted by the individual when he/she signs an application, form or agrees to
from third parties (such as banks, credit bureaus, lenders, or insurance companies) in the
process of assessing the eligibility of an individual, customer, client, job applicant, or business
MFI Foundation Inc. collects and uses personal information solely for the purpose of conducting
business and developing an understanding of its customers. hereby asserts that personal
information will only be used for the following purposes:
1. In-store and online purchases. We may be require to contact our customers subsequent to their
purchase for any of a number of reasons the ultimate purpose being to better serve the customer.
2. Returns or exchanges. Past customer purchases would require verification on requests for returns or
exchanges. Personal information to reference to past transactions would help serve to satisfy that
3. Post purchase surveys. We may use customer phone numbers, mail, or email addresses to follow up
for customer satisfaction levels on their MFI Foundation Inc. shopping experience.
4. Email marketing list. Customers may be asked to provide their email address which, if provided would
form a part of MFI Foundation Inc. email list for MFI Foundation Inc. marketing of items such as monthly
flyers or special promotions to those customers.
MFI Foundation Inc. assumes full accountability for the personal information within its
possession and control.
MFI Foundation Inc. obtains personal information directly from the individual to whom the
information belongs. Individuals are entitled to know how uses personal information and this
organization will limit the use of any personal information collected only to what is needed for
those stated purposes. will obtain individual consent if personal information is to be used for
any other purpose. will not use that information without the consent of the individual.
Under no circumstances will MFI Foundation Inc. sell, distribute, or otherwise disclose personal
information or contact lists to third parties. However, limited disclosure may be required as part
of fulfilling its stated business duties and day-to- day operations. This may include consultants,
suppliers, or business partners of MFI Foundation Inc., but only with the understanding that
their own business duties and day-to- day operations.
MFI Foundation Inc. will retain personal information only for the duration it is needed for
conducting business. Once personal information is no longer required, it will be destroyed in a
safe and secure manner. However, certain laws may require that certain personal information
be kept for a specified amount of time. Where this is the case, the law will supersede this policy.
MFI Foundation Inc. vows to protect personal information with the appropriate security
measures, physical safeguards, and electronic precautions. MFI Foundation Inc. maintains
personal information through a combination of paper and electronic files. Where required by
law or disaster recovery/business continuity policies, older records may be stored in a secure,
Access to personal information will be authorized only for the employees and other agents of
MFI Foundation Inc. who require the information to perform their job duties, and to those
otherwise authorized by law.
MFI Foundation Inc. computer and network systems are secured by complex passwords. Only
authorized individuals may access secure systems and databases.
Routers and servers connected to the Internet are protected by a firewall, and are further
protected by virus attacks or "snooping" by sufficient software solutions.
Personal information is not transferred to volunteers, summer students, interns, or other non-
paid staff by e-mail or any other electronic format.
Website Privacy Procedures
information practices. Individuals inputting data into the website will be notified of:
o Personally identifiable information about the individual that is collected from the
website or through affiliate sites.
o Information about the organization collecting the data.
o How the data will be used.
o With whom the data may or may not be disclosed.
o The options available to the individual regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of
o The information technology security procedures in place that protect against the
destruction, loss, theft, alteration, or misuse of personal information under MFI
Foundation Inc. possession and control.
o How an individual may access and correct any inaccuracies in his/her personal
MFI Foundation Inc. does not collect personally identifiable information from any individual
known to be under the age of eighteen (18).
MFI Foundation Inc. may share compiled demographic information with its business partners
and/or advertisers, but no personal information that can identify any individual person shall be
This website may contain links to other sites, but is not responsible for the privacy practices of
other organizations' sites.
While IP addresses will be logged in order to administer the site, track visitor movement, and
gather demographic information, these IP addresses will not be linked to any personally
Any registration or order form asking site visitors to enter personal or financial information will
be protected by SSL encryption.
Site visitors are given the choice to opt out of having their personal information used at the
point where the information is gathered.
In most instances, MFI Foundation Inc. will grant individuals access to their personal information
upon presentation of a written request and satisfactory identification. If an individual finds
errors of fact with his/her personal information, the individual should notify as soon as possible
to make the appropriate corrections. Should deny an individual's request for access to his/her
personal information, will advise in writing of the reason for such a refusal. The individual may
then challenge the decision.
MFI Foundation Inc. may use personal information without the individual's consent under
particular circumstances. These situations include, but are not limited to:
o Where MFI Foundation Inc. is under obligation by law to disclose personal information in
order to adhere to the requirements of an investigation of the contravention of a regional or
federal law, under the purview of the appropriate authorities.
o An emergency exists that threatens an individual's life, health, or personal security.
o The personal information is for in-house statistical study or research.
o The personal information is already publicly available.
o Disclosure is required to investigate a breach of contract.
Foundation Inc. at (02) 633-3623, e-mail address email@example.com, or www.mfi.org.ph. MFI Foundation
Inc. will investigate and respond to concerns about any aspect of the handling of personal information.
This organization will address concerns to the best of its abilities.