American Wire & Cable Co., Inc. (AMWIRE) values the confidentiality of personal data and in its commitment to uphold and respect data privacy rights in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA), its Implementing Rules and Regulations, and other relevant policies. All personal data collected from all its employees, customers, and suppliers shall be processed in adherence to the general principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality.
As prospect client / vendor to AMWIRE, you are considered a data subject. Please take time to read this document carefully to ensure informed permission.
What is Personal Data?
Personal data refers to all types of:
Why does AMWIRE collect personal data?
We only collect and use Personal Data for purposes which you have consented to and for which we have been authorized. If we need to use your Personal Data for any purpose which you have not previously consented to, we would seek your consent prior to using your Personal Data for the new purpose.
We collect and use Personal Data that you provided to us arising from your business relationship with AWCCI’s as a Vendor / Service Provider / Clients for the following purposes:
What type of personal data does AMWIRE collect and generate?
Personal Data that we collect
The types of Personal Data that we collect about individuals include:
You may have provided your Personal Data to us personally or authorized individuals with consent on your behalf. These individuals could be your superiors, employees, subordinates, colleagues and your family members.
When you give us Personal Data about other persons, you confirm that you are authorized to disclose and consent, on their behalf, to the processing of such Personal Data for the purposes described in the section “Purposes for which we collect and use Personal Data”, or other purposes for which your consent has been sought and obtained.
How does AMWIRE ensure that personal data is accurate and up-to-date?
Data subjects are primarily responsible for ensuring that all personal data submitted are accurate, complete and up-to-date. AMWIRE may requests updated personal data if needed; it is important that data subjects cooperate and provide the updated personal data.
AMWIRE implements practical ways in order to ensure accuracy, completeness, and up-to-date personal data it collects, generates, uses, and discloses.
With whom may AMWIRE share personal data?
AMWIRE does not and will not share / disclose personal data with third parties except as necessary for the proper execution of processes related to a declared purpose, or the use or disclosure is reasonable necessary, required or authorized by or under law.
AMWIRE also requires that the recipient of transferred Personal Data implement adequate level of protection in order to protect Personal Data. We also require that the parties only process Personal Data strictly for purposes for which we engage them for and consistent with the intended purpose.
How does AMWIRE protect personal data?
AMWIRE implements reasonable and appropriate physical, technical, and organizational measures for the protection of personal data. These security measures aim to maintain the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of personal data and protect them against natural dangers such as accidental loss or destruction, and human dangers such as unlawful access, fraudulent misuse, unlawful destruction, alteration and contamination.
AMWIRE uses safeguards such as the following:
How long AMWIRE keeps personal data?
AMWIRE implements appropriate security measures in storing collected personal information, depending on the nature of the information. The retention period of personal information gathered shall be as follows:
AMWIRE employees 201 files – Permanent
Applicant’s information – Outright disposal
Finance Division Records – 10 yrs but subject for approval by the Comptroller
(Clients and Suppliers Data)
After said period, all hard and soft copies of personal information shall be disposed and destroyed, through secured means.
What are the rights of data subjects under the Data Privacy Act?
Data subjects have the following rights:
Right to be informed, to object, to access, to rectify or correct erroneous data, to erase or block, to secure data portability, to indemnified for damages; and to file a complaint.
AMWIRE’s decisions to provide access, consider requests for correction or erasure, and address objection to process personal data as it appears in AMWIRE’s official records, are always subject to applicable and relevant laws and/or the DPA, its IRR and other issuances of the NPC.
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How to implement amendments?
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. It is recommended that you check this page occasionally to ensure that you are amenable to any changes made in this policy. We may also notify you of changes to this policy by email on our website.
Who should you contact in case of inquiry, feedback or complaints?
Should you have any inquiries, feedback, and/or complaints, you may reach the Data Protection Officer (DPO) through the following contact details:
Data Protection Officer
American Wire & Cable Co., Inc.
8508 Km.16, South Superhighway, Paranaque City
Tel: (632) 837-7301 loc 208