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Privacy Policy

The Financial Reporting Standards Council uses and protects any information shared by you via the website’s online forms. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and preserved. When you are asked to provide certain information, by which you can be identified, such information will only be used per this privacy statement. The FRSC may occasionally change this policy by updating this web page. It is your responsibility to occasionally check this page to ensure that you are satisfied with such changes. This policy is effective as of January 31, 2022.

Information You Provide to the FRSC

On our online forms, we may collect the following information:

  • Name or name of your client
  • Mailing/delivery address
  • Contact information
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number

The information collected will help our professionals fulfill the services that are due to you. We also collect information through the website for the following purposes:

  • Internal record keeping
  • Client/customer feedback to improve services and/or products
  • Promotional emails about our services, special offers, or other information of interest to you, utilizing the email address that you have provided to us
  • To contact you for market research purposes
Security of Information

We are committed to ensuring that the information you submitted to the FRSC is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial measures to secure the information we collect online.

The Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small file saved on your computer’s hard drive, with your permission, that helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used as this helps us analyze data about web page traffic, which will be used to improve our website in fulfilling customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is subsequently removed from the system.

Please note that a cookie will NOT give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us through the website.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies once you access certain websites. Be advised that when you do decline cookies, it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website features.

Link to Other Websites

Through the website, you can link to other sites, which are not under the control of the FRSC. We have no control over the nature, content, and availability of outbound third-party websites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them. We remain independent from third-party website links.

The FRSC will not sell, distribute, or forward your personal information to third parties unless we have your express and written permission or are required by law to disclose your information. You may request details of personal information, which we currently hold under the Data Protection Act of 1998. In requesting this information, a small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information we have on you, please email us at info_frsc@picpa.com.ph.

If you find that any information we are currently holding on to is incorrect or incomplete, please advise us of the corrections accordingly.

Expect our reply within a few business days.