Privacy Policy

We care for your privacy and we are committed to securing your personal information.

This Privacy Policy has been developed to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personal Information is being used online. Personal Information, as described in the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012, “refers to any information whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual”.

Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personal Information in accordance with our website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

The type of information we collect and store includes personal information about:

  • Donors
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Contractors
  • Job applicants
  • People who signed up in our newsletter

Personal Information we collect includes (without limitation):

  • Names and addresses
  • Bank account details or credit card information (for donations and/or bank direct debits)
  • Dates of birth
  • Telephone numbers
  • Email addresses

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our website.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a donation, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • to verify your identity;
  • to provide development programs/services to you, to manage and account for the development programs/services provided and to improve those development programs/services;
  • to report to government or other funding bodies how funding is used;
  • to process donations and provide receipts;
  • to manage our relationship with you;
  • to communicate with you about how your donation is used or to provide you with information about events, causes, programs, products or services we believe may interest you; and
  • to respond to your feedback, questions or complaints.

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this by changing you browser settings.

What happens if you disable cookies?

If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to outside parties. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our operations, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

Third-party links

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

Fair Information Practices

The World Privacy Forum states that “Fair Information Practices are a set of principles and practices that describe how an information-based society may approach information handling, storage, management, and flows with a view toward maintaining fairness, privacy, and security in a rapidly evolving global technology environment.” We comply with these principles and will take the following responsive action should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email

  • Within 1 business day

We will notify the users via in-site notification

  • Within 1 business day

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

International Email SPAM Laws

There are several various international email SPAM laws that set the rules for commercial email, establish requirements for commercial messages, give recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spell out tough penalties for violations.

To be in accordance with these laws, we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at

  • Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us using the information below.
Unit 6, 4/F The One Executive Building, 5 West Avenue
Quezon City, Manila 1104
[email protected]
+63 927 892 1062

Terms of Service

This Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) is a contract between “You”, the User, and Health Futures Foundation, Inc. (“HFI”) and governs all transactions between You and HFI, as well as Your use of HFI’s website, (“Website”). By accessing the Website, You are agreeing to be bound by this Agreement whether or not You become a donor and participate in HFI program and services. If You wish to become a donor and/or participate in HFI program and services, You must read all of the terms and conditions in, and linked to, this Agreement (including the Privacy Policy).

Furthermore, by using the Website, You agree to be bound by this Agreement, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that You are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If You do not agree with any of these terms, You are prohibited from using or accessing this Website.

1. Acceptance of Agreement

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Agreement with respect to the Website. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between HFI and You, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Website, the content, materials, programs and/or services provided by or through the Website, and the subject matter of this Agreement.

2. Amendment of Agreement

HFI reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time without specific notice to You. The latest and up-to-date Agreement will be posted on the Website, and You, as the User should review this Agreement prior to using the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any such change constitutes Your acceptance of the new Terms of Use. If You do not agree to any of these terms or any future Terms of Use, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Website. This Agreement applies to all visitors and users such as donors, volunteers, and job applicants.

3. Participating in HFI Programs and/or Services

HFI manages the Website, which among other things ascribes You and other donors as supporters of a particular program and/or service. By participating in HFI Programs and/or Services through this Website, You hereby acknowledge and agree that:

  1. any charitable gift or “Donation” made through the Website is explicitly provided as an unrestricted gift and HFI makes no representation, warranty, covenant or guarantee that a Your Donation will be used for any particular geographic region, project, community, village, or person; and
  2. without notice to You, some, part, or all of any Donation may be used for administrative, governance and program activities.

4. Payments

You represent and warrant that if You are donating to HFI through this Website that a) any credit information You supply is true and complete; b) charges incurred by You will be honored by Your credit card company; and c) You will pay the charges incurred by You at the posted prices. All donations made to HFI are tax-deductible.

5. Copyright

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Website are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by You of any such matters or any part of the Website, except as allowed by Section 5 (Use License) below, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Website. The posting of information or materials on the Website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the Website is the copyrighted work of third parties.

6. Trademarks

Health Futures Foundation, Inc. (HFI) and ALAGA KA (ALAy sa Ginhawa At KAlusugan) are our registered trademarks. Other product and company names mentioned on the Website may be trademarks of their respective owners.

7. Use License

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Website strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Website solely for internal, personal, and non-commercial purposes; (c) to print out discrete information from the Website solely for internal, personal, and non-commercial purposes; and (d) to store, distribute, or otherwise use for lawful, informational, non-commercial purposes relating to providing humanitarian relief and development programs provided that You maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of the Website or its contents may be used by You in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

8. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use

Your license for access and use of the Website and any information, materials or documents (collectively defined as “Content and Materials”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use.

  1. You may NOT copy, print, republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Website or any Content and Materials retrieved therefrom (except for the express limited purpose permitted by Section 6 above);
  2. You may NOT use the Website or any Content and Materials obtained from the Website to develop, as a component of, any information, storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other commercial distribution mechanism;
  3. You may NOT create compilations or derivative works of any Content and Materials from the Website;
  4. You may NOT use any Content and Materials from the Website in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of us or any third parties;
  5. You may NOT remove, change or obscure any copyright notice or other proprietary notice or terms of use contained in the Website;
  6. You may NOT make any portion of the Website available through any timesharing system, service bureau, the Internet or any other technology now existing or developed in the future;
  7. You may NOT remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any Website software or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Website architecture;
  8. You may NOT use any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the Website;
  9. You may NOT use the Website for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting
    1. Unsolicited commercial email;
    2. Email that makes use of headers, invalid or nonexistent domain names, or other means of deceptive addressing; and
    3. Unsolicited telephone calls or facsimile transmissions;
  10. You may NOT use the Website in a manner that violates any country, state, or federal law regulating email, facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations;
  11. You may NOT export or re-export the Website or any portion thereof, or any software available on or through the Website, in violation of the export control laws or regulations of the Philippines;
  12. You may NOT use any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to our servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser;
  13. You may NOT attempt to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Website;
  14. You may NOT take any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  15. You may NOT upload invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Website;
  16. You may NOT use the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes;
  17. You may NOT impersonate another person or otherwise misrepresenting Your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide Your identity;
  18. You may NOT interfere with the proper working of the Website;
  19. You may NOT access any content on the Website through any technology or means other than those provided or authorized by the Website;
  20. You may NOT bypass the measures that HFI may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website, including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content and Materials therein.

HFI may, without prior notice, change the Website and stop providing the Website or features of the Websites, to You or to Users generally, or create usage limits for the Website. HFI may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend Your access to the Site without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination You violate any provision of this Agreement, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, You continue to be bound by this Agreement. You are solely responsible for Your interactions with other users of the Website. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between You and other users. We shall have no liability for Your interactions with other Users, or for any user’s action or inaction.

9. Linking to the Website

You may provide links to the Website, provided a) that You do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Website; b) Your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities; and c) You discontinue providing links to the Website immediately upon request by HFI.

10. Third Party Content

Third party content may appear on the Website or may be accessible via links from the Website. HFI has not reviewed all of the third-party sites linked to its Website and is not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on any such linked site. Use of any such linked site is at the user’s own risk. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content represent solely the thoughts of the author and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.

11. Accuracy of Materials

Content and Materials appearing on the Website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. HFI does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. HFI may make changes to the Content and Materials contained on the Website at any time without notice. However, HFI does not make any commitment to update the Content and Materials.

12. Unlawful Activity

HFI reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action HFI deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to Your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.

13. Privacy Policy

HFI reserve the right, and You authorize HFI, to the use and assignment of all information regarding Website uses by You and all information provided by You in any manner consistent with the Website’s Privacy Policy. You must review this Privacy Policy by clicking on this link.

14. Disclaimer

Contents and Materials on the Website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. Health Futures Foundation, Inc. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Furthermore, HFI does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

15. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold HFI and its partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers of information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to Your violation of this Agreement or use of the Website, including any liabilities in connection with the country, state, or federal taxes.

16. Limitation of Liability

In no event shall HFI and any Affiliated Party be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the Contents and Materials on the Website, even if HFI authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to You.

17. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Philippines and You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the country or location.