Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

When will The Global Filipino Magazine send email communications to our users?

The Global Filipino Magazine does not send unsolicited emails, but does send email communications to our users in connection with the provision of the Services. The types of email that The Global Filipino Magazine sends to our users and the options you have about the messages you want to receive are described below:

– Messages necessary to fulfill the orders you make for Publications and products offered by The Global Filipino Magazine:

 The Global Filipino Magazine will send you an email informing you of the availability of each Publication or other product or service that you request, either directly to The Global Filipino Magazine or to one of our publishers or other business partners.

– Messages required to service your The Global Filipino Magazine account:

 The Global Filipino Magazine may send you the following messages: (a) for newly registered users, a welcome email; (b) confirmation messages for each order you place directly on the Site; (c) messages confirming changes to your account; (d) messages inviting you to participate in customer surveys; and (e) messages informing you of important updates to products or services related to our business.

– Marketing messages about the publications you receive:

If you have previously consented, we may send you marketing messages related to the Publications you receive, including, for example, messages encouraging you to purchase additional copies or subscribe to Publications.

– Optional marketing messages from The Global Filipino Magazine:

Registered users may also occasionally receive information or special promotions from The Global Filipino Magazine on additional publications, products or services if they so choose. You can update your preferences regarding the receipt of such messages in the “email preferences” in the “Account Settings” area of ​​the Site.

– Optional marketing messages with trusted third parties:

With your consent, The Global Filipino Magazine may share your personal information (not including your credit card information) with trusted third parties so that you can receive information or opportunities from these third parties about the relevant products and services they offer. You can update your preferences in the “email preferences” in the “Account Settings” area of ​​the Site. The use of your personal information by these third parties will be subject to their respective privacy policies.

How we protect your data

The Global Filipino Magazine has implemented organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect personal information within our organization, including security controls to prevent unauthorized access to our systems. Although we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, interference, and unauthorized access, modification, and disclosure, you should know that security procedures or protocols are not guaranteed to be 100 percent secure against hacking or intrusion, and, therefore, there is always a risk taken when sharing personal information online. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you believe that the security of your account has been compromised),

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

We may allow you to link to other websites on the Internet through direct links or through applications such as the “share” or “Like” buttons, and other websites may also contain links to the Sites. The information practices or content of those other websites are governed by the privacy statements of those websites and not by this Policy. We recommend that you review the privacy policies found on other websites, services, and applications to understand how your information may be collected and used.

We are not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure policies and practices (including data security practices) of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other application developer, application provider, provider of social media platforms, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including personal information that you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with applications or social media pages.

The Global Filipino Magazine will take any privacy complaint seriously and any complaint will be evaluated by an appropriate person with the goal of resolving any issues in a timely and efficient manner. We ask that you cooperate with us during this process and provide us with any relevant information that we may need.