Personal Data Collected
We collect the following personal information from you when you book an appointment for consular services:
- Date of Birth, and
- Contact information
- Your IP address
- The search terms you used
- The pages and internal links accessed on our site
- The date and time you visited the site
- The referring site or platform (if any) through which you clicked through to
- Your operating system
- Web browser type
The collected personal information is utilized solely for documentation and processing purposes within the Philippine Consulate and the Department of Foreign Affairs and is not shared with any outside parties. They are used for scheduling, time management and internal processing to provide clients with the consular services required in an orderly and timely manner.
Only authorized Philippine Consulate personnel has access to these personal information, the exchange of which will be facilitated through the use of an application system and hard copy only. They will be stored in a database for a year after which physical records shall be disposed of through shredding, while digital files shall be anonymized.
Access and Correction
You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, as well as to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong through this email address: