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Privacy Policy

Modified & Updated: September 01, 2021

At YouthPinoy, we take online privacy seriously and we respect the privacy concerns of our community of users.  In this policy (the “Privacy Policy”), we describe how we collect, use, and share information obtained through your use of youthpinoy.com and its affiliated websites, email properties, and other online services, including without limitation, CatholicSocialMediaSummit.com (and its affiliated websites) and CatholicSocialMediaAwards.com (collectively, the “Sites”), all of which are owned and operated by YouthPinoy, Inc. (“YouthPinoy”,  “we”, “us”, or “our”), to help you make informed decisions about how you share information when you visit or use the Sites as well as your rights in determining what we do with the information that we collect or hold about you.


This Privacy Policy only applies to properties we own and operate and does not cover any information collected via any other website, application, or service. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or privacy practices of third parties. By using the Sites, you explicitly agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.




Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.


We collect several types of information from and about users of our website:

  1. Personal Information where you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, mobile number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline;
  2. Additional Personal Information that is about you such as gender, birth date, parish/diocese/organization you belong to, or any other information we may need to categorize you accurately
  3. Payment Information where you may provide financial information (like your bank account or credit card information) in order to facilitate the processing of payments. Currently, the financial information you provide will be collected directly by third party payment processors and subject to their privacy policies.


We use the information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  1. To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us;
  2. Respond to requests, questions, and comments, and provide other types of user support;
  3. Offer you products and services, or direct you to portions of this Site or other websites, that we believe may interest you;
  4. To serve advertising, content and offers to you based on your interests and online activities, from us or third parties;
  5. Communicate about, and administer your participation in, events, programs, contests, and other offers or promotions;
  6. Carry out, evaluate, and improve our business (which may include developing new features for the Site; analyzing and enhancing the user experience on the Site; assessing the effectiveness of our marketing and advertising; and managing our communications);
  7. Perform data analytics regarding usage of the Site;
  8. Guard against, identify, and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims, and other liabilities; and
  9. Comply with applicable legal requirements, law enforcement requests, and our company policies.


Our volunteers, consultants, and other service providers may have access to information we collect through the Site to carry out work on our behalf. Those parties are subject to confidentiality obligations and are restricted from using personal data collected through the Site for purposes other than to provide the requested assistance. In addition, we may share information:

  1. With our affiliates for internal business purposes;
  2. With third parties for marketing purposes, including social media networks, data management platforms, and other advertising technology providers; for example, we may match your email address with third parties with whom you have also consented to share your email address and use such match to deliver custom offers or emails to you on the Sites and elsewhere online;
  3. If we are required to do so by law, regulation, or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena);
  4. In response to requests from government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities, including to meet national security requirements;
  5. If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
  6. With respect to analytics and statistical information, to inform advertisers about the nature of our user base;
  7. In the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including a reorganization, dissolution, or liquidation). In such an event, we will seek to provide you with commercially reasonable notice, e.g., via email and/or notice on our website, of any change in ownership, incompatible new uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information; and
  8. With your consent or at your discretion.


  • Links to other Websites. We link to other sites, but please keep in mind that we do not control the privacy policies of those sites. Make sure to review the policies of any such sites before providing your personal information.

  • Surveys and Evaluation. While you are visiting YouthPinoy, you may have the opportunity to participate in surveys, evaluation, or other interactive features that request information about you and your opinions and preferences. Your participation in these features is entirely voluntary. If you do choose to participate, please be aware that these features may be operated by a third party that is not controlled by YouthPinoy, and therefore the information you provide may be collected by the third party and subject to its privacy policy.

  • Shared Areas of the Services. Please be aware that if you enter any Personal Information into shared sections of the Services, such as in message boards, that Personal Information will be displayed to anyone who has access to these sections of the Product or Service. YouthPinoy has no control over, and will have no liability to you regarding, other users’ use or disclosure of your Personal Information.


We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Unsubscribe from emails. To unsubscribe from a particular newsletter, click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of that email newsletter. If you would like to globally opt-out from ALL YouthPinoy email campaigns please send an email to [email protected] with “Unsubscribe” in the subject line. When we send newsletters to subscribers we may allow advertisers or partners to include messages in those newsletters, or we may send dedicated newsletters on behalf of those advertisers or partners. We may disclose your opt-out choices to third parties so that they can honor your preferences in accordance with applicable laws.

  • Blocking cookies. Certain browsers may be configured to notify you when you receive cookies, or allow you to restrict or disable certain cookies. If you choose to disable cookies, however, that could affect certain features of the Site that use cookies to enhance their functionality.

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

  • Correcting Your Information. You may also send us an email at [email protected] to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. 


We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.


We may update this online privacy policy periodically to reflect changes to our privacy practices, such as how we collect or use personal information. We will indicate at the top of this privacy policy the date when it was most recently updated. If we propose to make any material changes, we will notify you by means of a notice on this page. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.


If you have questions about this policy or about our privacy practices, you may contact us by emailing [email protected].


You may also write to:

YouthPinoy Inc.

1111 F.R. Hidalgo Street Quiapo, Manila Philippines 1001