Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

The Davao del Sur Government works toward protecting the privacy of the users of its Web Portal. We have carefully crafted this privacy policy to define how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, protect, and store your information. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy practices and contact usย if you have any questions.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically

Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person. Where personal information is required to use or interact with our Web Portal, it is our policy that this information is private and confidential unless expressed otherwise.ย 

The personal information you provide to us is stored in a secure location, accessible only by authorized personnel, and is used only for the purposes for which you provided it such as to post a message to the Tagboard or to join a Forum Discussion. We may also combine it with other information to provide and improve our online content and services.

What personal information we collect
The only personal information that we collect is what you decide to give us by signing up, sending us an email, and subscribing to our email subscription services. If you choose to provide us with personal information โ€” like filling out a Contact Us form and submitting it to us through the website โ€” we use that information to respond to your message, and to help get you the information you requested. Similarly, when you sign up for an account with us; we will collect your name, email address, alternate email, birthdate, gender, address, occupation, and mobile number.
How we use your personal information
  • The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on latest blogs, news, and upcoming events. It also helps us to improve our services and content. If you donโ€™t want to be on our mailing list, you can opt out anytime by updating your preferences.
  • We also use your personal information to help us develop and deliver better services and content.
  • From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about the Province.
  • We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as data analysis and research to improve services and customer communications.
Collection and use of Non-Personal information
We may collect information such as IP address, timestamp, and location where our Web Portal is accessed so that we can better understand customer behavior and improve the features we provide.
Cookies and other technologies
Like most websites, our Web Portal uses “cookies” to allow you to move more quickly through the site. By understanding how our Web Portal is accessed, we can continually improve it to respond to our user’s interests. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature. Please note that cookies may be necessary to enable you to use certain features on our Web Portal.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We do not disclose personal and non-personal information to third parties.
Changes in Our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason without prior notice.