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According to the Data Privacy Act of 2012, it is the policy of the State “to protect the fundamental human right of privacy of communication while ensuring free flow of information to promote innovation and growth.”

By using this website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. We may be updating this policy from time to time. We encourage users to frequently check back on this page.

Any information the Official Gazette online ( will collect from its visitors shall be used primarily to give the site’s editors and administrators an idea of how people use the Gazette, and of what they are looking for.

Should you be required to provide more personal information such as your name and email address for, e.g., subscriptions or correspondence, that information will only be used for that purpose. Information collected from users will not be used for marketing or commercial purposes.

The information we collect

We collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site and subscribe to our newsletter, send feedback, or post comments.

We collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with the site for analytics purposes. Non-personal identification information may include the type of browser used to access the site, the type of computer or device, and other technical information used as the means of connection, such as operating system. This type of information cannot be used to identify individual visitors.

Web browser cookies

The site may use “cookies,” (small information files) to enhance user experience. A web browser stores cookies on a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes; e.g., cookies help a website determine if a user is a returning or first-time visitor. A user may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to send alerts if cookies are being sent.

How we use your information

The information we collect shall be used primarily for the following purposes:

To improve the website: Information such as pages most frequently visited, and technology used to access the website, may help the site handlers determine which aspect of site development or content creation to prioritize. Feedback from user emails may also be used for such purposes.

To send periodic emails: We may use the email address provided by a user to respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a user decides to opt in to our mailing list, he or she will be sent emails that may include news, updates, or other information. When addressing inquiries or concerns sent to us through email, our citizens engagement officers may endorse a user’s message, along with his or her information to other government agencies. Should you wish to exempt your information from this practice, please indicate as much in your correspondence.

Links to other websites

This site contains links to and from websites of government departments and other organizations. This privacy policy, however, only applies to and to, the website of the office managing the online Official Gazette, and which houses the feedback form that caters to users of

Websites other than those listed above may have privacy and user policies that deviate from this one. We encourage you to likewise take the time to read their site policies. Also, for more on this subject, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Data Privacy Act of 2012.

If you have any questions please contact us:

Presidential Communications Operations Office
New Executive Building
Jose P. Laurel St., Malacañan Palace
San Miguel, Manila


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