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DesktopStaff, Inc. All other service marks
and/or trademarks used in this web site are properties of their respective owners.
Except where otherwise indicated and except
for permissible reproduction under the pertinent provisions of the
Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 8293) and
its implementing regulations, no information in this web site may be copied,
duplicated, or reproduced in any form without the express written consent of
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Personally identifiable information that we
collect when you are on our site, and when you use our services. This policy
also applies to DesktopStaff’s treatment of any personally identifiable
information that our business partners share with us. This policy does not apply
to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to people that
we do not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
We may collect personally identifiable
information when you visit or use our pages. We may also receive personally
identifiable information from our business partners. We also automatically
receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including
your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested.
We may use this information for three general
purposes: to customize the content you see, to fulfill your requests for certain
services and information, and to contact you.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We will not sell or rent your personally
identifiable information to anyone. We will send personally identifiable
information about you to other companies or people when:
(1) we have your consent to share the information;
(2) we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have
(3) we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of
DesktopStaff to provide a product or service to you (unless we tell you
differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally
identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist
(4) we respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; or
(5) we find that your actions on our web sites violate the above terms of
service, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
This site is owned and operated by
DesktopStaff, Inc. No material from the site may be copied, reproduced,
republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except
that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your
non-commercial use only, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other
proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for
any other purpose is a violation of DesktopStaff’s copyright and other
proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other Web site or
networked computer environment is prohibited. Except as otherwise indicated on
this site and except for the trademarks, service marks and trade names
of other companies that are displayed on this site, all trademarks, service marks and trade names are proprietary to DesktopStaff, Inc.
DesktopStaff, Inc. has provided the
information on this web site for your convenience. Please note that
DesktopStaff, Inc. will update this web site periodically.
Except as expressly stated in an agreement
between you and DesktopStaff, Inc., all information, services, products and
software provided on this web site are provided "as is" without warranty of any
kind, either express or implied. DesktopStaff, Inc. and its suppliers disclaim
all warranties, express or implied including, without limitation, those of
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Subject
to the terms of any agreement between you and DesktopStaff, Inc., its suppliers
and licensors shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special,
consequential, or incidental damages, even if DesktopStaff, Inc., its suppliers
or licensors have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS
IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, DesktopStaff, Inc. DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
DesktopStaff, Inc. DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE
MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED,
OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR
OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. DesktopStaff, Inc. DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY
REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN
THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE
EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall
DesktopStaff, Inc. be liable for any special or consequential damages that
result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site,
even if DesktopStaff, Inc. or a DesktopStaff, Inc. authorized representative has
been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall DesktopStaff,
Inc. have any liability to you for damages, losses and causes of action (whether
in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) for
accessing this site.
DesktopStaff, Inc., Inc. is committed to
providing you with excellent service for all of our products. Because we respect
your right to privacy, we have developed this Privacy Statement to inform you
about our privacy practices for the DesktopStaff, Inc., Inc. website.
Privacy is of great concern to most users of the
Internet, and is a critical part of an enjoyable and satisfactory user
experience. We at DesktopStaff, Inc. are acutely aware of and sensitive to the
privacy concerns of our subscribers and other visitors to our Web site. Whether
you are a customer of our various products and services or a visitor to our
site, we assure you that we do not collect personal information from you unless
you provide it to us. You should also be assured that we do not provide or sell
information about our customers or site visitors to vendors that are not
involved in the provision of DesktopStaff, Inc., services
Please note that our site contains links to
other sites. DesktopStaff, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices,
privacy statements, or content regarding these other sites.
Information We Gather from You - Personal
Information We do not collect any personal information from a visitor to our site
unless that visitor explicitly and intentionally provides it. Under no
circumstances do we collect any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin,
political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership,
health, or sex life. If you are simply browsing our site, we do not gather any
personal information about you.
There are two ways in which you may explicitly
and intentionally provide us with and consent to our collection of certain
E-mail Request for Information - We use links
throughout our site to provide you with the opportunity to contact us via e-mail
to ask questions, request information and materials, or provide comments and
suggestions. You may also be offered the opportunity to have one of our
representatives contact you personally to provide additional information about
our products or services. To do so, we may request additional personal
information from you, such as your name and telephone number, to help us satisfy
Enrollment - If you choose to enroll for one
of our products or services, we will request certain information from you.
Depending on the type of product or service that you request, you may be asked
to provide different personal information. For certain products and services, we
may require your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card
number, bank account information, IP address, and social security number. Other
products and services may require different or supplemental information from you
in order to apply. For a detailed listing of the type of personal information
requested for our various products, please refer to the enrollment page for the
particular product or service.
All information that we collect and process
for the purposes of enrolling you for one of our products or services is
designed to be the minimum amount of information we require in order to enroll
and service you for such product or service.
Statistical Information About Your Visit When
you visit our site, our computers may automatically collect statistics about
your visit. This information does not identify you personally, but rather about
a visit to our site. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our
site, the user's IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our
visitors come and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your
visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us
improve the performance of our Web site.
We only use "cookies" as described in this
Section. A "cookie" is a piece of information that our Web site sends to your
browser, which then stores this information on your system. If a cookie is used,
our Web site will be able to "remember" information about you and your
preferences either until you exit your current browser window (if the cookie is
temporary) or until you disable or delete the cookie. Many users prefer to use
cookies in order to help them navigate a Web site as seamlessly as possible. You
should be aware that cookies contain no more information than you volunteer, and
they are not able to "invade" your hard drive and return to the sender with
personal or other information from your computer. If you choose not to accept a
cookie, you will still be able to use our Web site.
Our uses of "cookies" are limited to the
following specific situations. The first situation is with respect to temporary
cookies. Our Web server may automatically send your browser a temporary cookie,
which is used to help your browser navigate our site. The only information
contained in these temporary cookies is a direction value that lets our software
determine which page to show when you hit the back button in your browser. This
bit of information is erased when you close your current browser window. If you
come to our site from one of our business partners, our Web server may also send
your browser a temporary cookie that reflects an "origination code" for that
business partner. We use this information for statistical and marketing purposes.
The second situation in which we may use
cookies is when you visit our Web site and request documentation or a response
from us. When you are filling out a form you may be given the option of having
our Web site deliver a cookie to your local hard drive. This type of cookie is
not temporary, although you can always delete or disable it through your browser
preferences. You might choose to receive this type of cookie in order to save
time in filling out forms and/or revisiting our Web site. We only send this type
of cookie to your browser when you have clicked on the box labeled "Please
remember my profile information" when submitting information or communicating
with us. Even if you choose to receive this type of cookie, you can always set
your browser to notify you when you receive any cookie, giving you the chance to
decide whether to accept it in each situation in which one is sent. To find more
information about cookies, if you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer® as your
browser, go to the Microsoft Web site at
http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.html or if you are using
Netscape Navigator® as your browser, go to the Netscape Web site at
How We Use and With Whom We Share the
Information We Gather
We assure you that the information we gather
from you is used by us only as explained below.
Sending you responses and updates
We generally respond to any e-mail questions,
requests for product or service information, and other inquiries that we
receive. We may also retain this correspondence to improve our products,
services, and Web site, and for other disclosed purposes. Frequently, we retain
contact information so that we can send individuals updates or other important
information about our services and products. Occasionally, these updates or
other important information may be sent out by third parties on our behalf.
Please be assured that any third party who contacts you in this capacity has
executed a confidentiality agreement with us that contains a provision ensuring
the privacy and security of any transferred information and limits the third
party's use of the shared information to sending updates or providing services
on our behalf.
Facilitating the support, renewal, and
purchase of our products and services
We may use the information you submit to contact you to discuss the support,
renewal, and purchase of our products and services. We may also provide the
information you have submitted to us to a DesktopStaff, Inc. subsidiary,
business partner, representative so that the subsidiary, business partner or
representative can contact you and facilitate the support, renewal, and purchase
of DesktopStaff, Inc. products and services. You may receive a communication
directly from one of our subsidiaries, business partners or representatives.
Please be assured that any subsidiary, business partner or representative who
contacts you for one of these purposes has agreed to use the information we
supply only in accordance with a confidentiality agreement.
Processing payments (if you are using our
payment services) If you use the
DesktopStaff, Inc. payment Services for online transactions, we may provide your
personal information to appropriate financial institutions, processors, and
third parties under contract with DesktopStaff, Inc. for providing a subset of
the payment services (for example, tax calculation and fraud screening). In each
case, the use and distribution of your personal information will be used by such
entity for its internal use related to fulfilling the transaction services for
DesktopStaff, Inc., will be treated as confidential by this entity, and will be
transferred between DesktopStaff, Inc. and this entity only via encrypted means.
If we are required to disclose by law or
order If we are required by law or valid order of a competent court or
tribunal to disclose certain information to such court or tribunal or to any
national or international government or law enforcement authorities, we will do
From time to time, we may request information
from customers via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely
voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this
information. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or
improving the use of and satisfaction with this website.
Your Ability to Opt-Out of Further
Notifications From time to time, we notify our subscribers of new products,
announcements, upgrades and updates. If you would like to opt-out of being
notified, please contact us at email@example.com
Our Security Procedures
We consider the protection of all personally
identifiable information we receive from our website visitors and subscribers as
critical to our corporate mission. Please be assured that we have security
measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of any
information we receive from you. As with any transmission over the Internet,
however, there is always some element of risk involved in sending personal
information. However, we have done everything possible to minimize this risk.
Changes to this Privacy Statement If
a material change is made to this Privacy Statement and/or the way we use our
customers' personally identifiable information, we will post prominent notice of
the nature of such change on the first page of this Privacy Statement.
All claims, disputes or disagreements which may arise out of the interpretation,
performance or in any way relating to your use of this site and any and all
other DesktopStaff, Inc. site(s), shall be submitted exclusively in the
jurisdiction of the Republic of the Philippines.
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