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Privacy Policy

The GeoRiskPH Integrated Platform is committed to the protection and security of personal data privacy, in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012.
The GeoRiskPH Integrated Platform is being managed by the Philippine Government through the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS).

  • The security of your personal data is important to us. Hence, the data that go through the site can only be accessed by authorized personnel of DOST-PHIVOLCS, where the Institute has implemented the necessary security measures to protect your data.

  • Collection and Use of Personal Data

    While using our services, we may ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. These may include, but are not limited to:
                1. Full Name
                2. Email Address
                3. Sex
                4. Name of Organization
                5. Type of Organization

    The above data shall be collected and processed by DOST-PHIVOLCS in order to facilitate certain transactions. This includes, but are not limited to:
                1. User Account Creation
                2. Availing Online Hazard Assessment Services

  • The user’s data may be shared with other government departments to fulfill the function of the system and/or for legal reasons as the need arises. Moreover, user information will not be disclosed to any private organization and other websites. The user’s consent will be asked whenever their personally identifiable information will be used for other purposes not mentioned above.

  • DOST-PHIVOLCS collects web traffic data to improve the features of the website and the user’s experience. This website does not use cookies. Data will not be shared with any third-parties, and only non-identifiable web data shall be analyzed. These data include:

                1. The IP address of the user’s device and details of the web browser used;
                2. Pages visited in georisk.gov.ph and time spent in these pages;
                3. Date, time, and frequency of visit to the website;
                4. Queries searched; and
                5. Email address, and questions and feedback submitted by the user in the website.

  • The GeoRiskPH Integrated Platform contains links to other websites. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

  • DOST-PHIVOLCS reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, which will be effective immediately after being posted on this site.

  • For feedback and other concerns regarding the GeoRiskPH Integrated Platform, you can email us at georisk@phivolcs.dost.gov.ph