BAR REVIEW PROGRAM and PROJECT PHOENIX
To process your application and provide quality education, the Arellano Law Foundation needs to process personal and sensitive information. Arellano Law Foundation (ALF) is committed to protecting privacy. Thus, this policy will explain the general terms and purpose of the processing of personal and sensitive personal information that ALF collects from enrollees like you, the measures we take in order to protect your data and the rights that you may exercise in relation to the aforementioned acts.
The Data Privacy Act of 2012 provides that personal information may be processed with the data subject's consent; for the fulfillment of a contract, when it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation of the ALF; to protect your vitally important interests including life and health, in order to respond to national emergency, public order and safety, for the purpose of the legitimate interest of the ALF and University or by a third party to whom data is disclosed except where such interests are overridden by your fundamental rights and freedoms.
On the other hand, as provided by law, sensitive personal information may be processed due to the following reasons: data subject's consent, processing is provided by existing laws and regulations, protecting your life and health or another person and the data subject is not legally or physically able to express his or her consent prior to the processing, necessary to achieve the lawful and noncommercial objectives of public organizations and their associations, processing is for medical treatment and protection of lawful rights and interests of natural or legal persons in court proceedings, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or when provided to government or public authority.
The term Arellano / ALF refers to the Arellano University and Arellano Law Foundation.
Personal and sensitive personal information collected and the purpose and legal basis for collecting
The ALF may collect personal information from you through paper, document or online processing system. Some forms may require you to provide a photograph, proof of identity and in some instances your image and person may be captured and recorded through the CCTV, livestream, record sessions, or online recording functions of the accredited learning management system.
The forms, paper based or electronic or online submitted to us are necessary for us to verify if you are eligible for the program. This will also help us identify you that will be used later for any certification that may be required from us. We require that every form be attested to be true and correct in order to avoid fraud. Processing of your personal and sensitive personal information are necessary as compliance of us in our legal obligation as an accredited provider of Bar Review program and duly registered educational institution. The processing is necessary to uphold the legitimate interest of the school as an educational institution. When you provide information about third parties, you warrant that you have obtained their consent for the purpose of processing your application and enrollment in our program.
ALF may process your personal and sensitive personal information in the course of fulfilling its obligation of providing quality education and service and as required by the Supreme Court, Legal Education Board and other institution. Recording of CCTV, livestream and online session which may involve processing of personal information are necessary to protect your vital important interest and to uphold the legitimate interest of the school as an educational institution.
ALF do not process wholly automated decision making that may affect any of your personal information.
ALF is committed to ensuring the security of your information. Even before the effectivity of the Data Privacy Act of 2012, we are maintaining reasonable physical, technological, virtual and other appropriate safeguards to protect your personal and sensitive information against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal and sensitive information.
Disclosure of Information
The personal data obtained from you are entered and stored within the School's authorized information and communications system and will only be accessed by the Arellano Law Foundation and its authorized personnel.
Information obtained due to this program will not be shared with third parties, except on the following instances:
As required by law;
As necessary to protect the interests of Arellano Law Foundation;
With accredited service providers acting on our behalf or who are operating the learning system and who have agreed to protect the confidentiality of the data.
In every case, ALF will take reasonable step to require third parties who receive your information to uphold your data privacy.
Rights of the Data Subject
As a data subject, you have the right to access your personal information processed by us. The school may require you to present valid identification before any disclosure. We will not allow any third person accessing your information without the required special power of attorney from you. We may require additional documents and requirements in cases of requests.
Changes to Statement
The Data Protection Officer
Arellano University School of Law
Taft Avenue corner Menlo Street, Pasay City
(02) 8404-3089 local 15