PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the Wataf website. By signing up for any of the products or services offered by Wataf (together, the “Services”), or dealing with a seller using Wataf Services, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and, as applicable, the Wataf Terms and Conditions. This policy is a legally binding agreement between you (and your client/customer/buyer, employer or another entity if you are acting on their behalf) as the user of the Services (referred to as “you” or “your”) and WYC WATAF Information and Technology Inc. and its affiliates, including but not limited to Wataf.ph (referred to as “we”, “our”, “us” or “Wataf”). If we add any new features or tools to our Services, they will also be subject to this policy. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us through our Customer Support link.

This Privacy Policy may be available in languages other than English. To the extent of any inconsistencies or conflicts between this English Privacy Policy and our Privacy Policy available in another language, the most current English version will prevail.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING WATAF WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND TO ALL THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND WATAF TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.

1. Changes to Privacy Policy

Since technology and privacy laws are always changing, we may occasionally update this policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, or other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If you continue to use Wataf website after these changes are posted, you agree to the revised policy.

2. Informations Collected and Uses of Collected Information

We will keep your Personal Information accurate, current and complete and up-to-date with the information that you have provided with us. If you request access to your Personal Information, we will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your Personal Information as allowed by law, and provide you access to that information.

  • What information do we collect from sellers and why?

    We collect your name, company name, address, email address, phone number(s) and bank details. We need this information to provide you with our services, for example, to confirm your identity, contact you, and invoice or pay you.

    We collect Personal Information about your customers that you share with us or that customers provide while shopping or during checkout. We use this information to provide you with our Services and so that you can process orders and better serve your customers.

    We will also use Personal Information in other cases where you have given us your expressed permission.

    • When do we collect this information?

      We collect Personal Information when you sign up for our Services, when you access our Services or otherwise provide us with the information.

  • What Information from our sellers’ customers do we collect and why?

    We collect our sellers’ customers’ name, email, shipping and billing address, payment details, company name, and phone number.

    We need this information to provide sellers with our Services, including supporting and processing orders, authentication, and processing payments. This information is also used to improve our Services.

    • When do we collect this information?

      Information is collected when a seller’s customer uses or accesses our Services, such as when a customer visits a seller’s store, places an order or signs up for an account on a Wataf website.

  • What Information from Wataf website visitors and support users do we collect and why?

    From Wataf website visitors, we may receive Personal Information when you purchase items or make other requests to Wataf via any of our sellers.

    • When do we collect this information?

      We collect this information when you visit Wataf website or engage with us either by email, web chat, instant message, phone, or post content on our website (including forums & blogs). We also collect any additional information that you might provide to us.

  • Why does Wataf.ph use cookies?

    • We use cookies to recognize your device and provide you with a personalized experience.

    • We also use cookies to serve customized ads from Google and/or other third-party vendors.

    • Our third-party advertisers use cookies to track your prior visits to our website and elsewhere on the Internet in order to serve you customized ads.

    The purpose of a cookie is to identify you electronically, store your preferences for viewing our web pages, allow “remarketing” relevant to your interests based on your visits to our site, and show you relevant ads on our website and across the Internet.

    Cookies are stored on your device to assist us in providing and improving our Services. For example, we use cookies to keep you logged into your account and we use data collection devices such as Google Analytics to help analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness and to provide you with information relevant to your interests.

3. Release of Personally Identifiable Information

We will not share, sell, rent, or trade your Personally Identifiable Information with other parties except as provided below:

  • We may share Personal Information with Wataf Sellers.

    From time to time, we provide offers from particular sellers (referred to as “Wataf Sellers” or “Sellers”) that may need your personal information. However, we will only share Personal Information with a Wataf Seller if you engage in a transaction with a Wataf Seller that involves an Identification activity. We specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability for the actions of such Seller. While we inform them that they are only permitted to communicate with you for the purposes of the specific offer with Wataf, we do not have any responsibility for the actions of the Wataf Seller, and their actions are not in our control.

  • We may share Personal Information with Third Party Service Providers.

    Wataf may work with third parties to help provide you with our Services and we may share Personal Information with them to support these efforts. In certain limited circumstances, we may also be required by law to share information with third parties. We may also receive Personal Information from our partners and third parties.

    Personal information may be shared with third parties to prevent, investigate, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms and Conditions or any other agreement related to the Services, or as otherwise required by law.

    Except when required by law, Wataf will never disclose your Personal Information without obtaining your expressed consent.

    Wataf remains responsible for Personal Information that is transferred to a third party for processing or to support our efforts. Any Personal Information transferred to a third party for data processing is subject, by law, to a comparable level of protection as that provided by Wataf.

    A “comparable level of protection” means a level of protection generally equivalent to that provided by Wataf.

  • We may share your information for our Protection and the Protection of Others.

    We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website; enforce or apply this Privacy Policy, our website Terms and Conditions or other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of the website, its users or others.

  • We may share your information in a Business Transfer.

    As with any other business, we could merge with, or be acquired by another company, whether through bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or other similar transaction or proceedings. The successor company would acquire the informations we have maintained, including Personal Information. If this happens, we will post a notice on our home page. However, Personal Information would remain subject to this Privacy Policy.

4. Updating and Correcting Information

Wataf takes reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend or delete personal information that is shown to be inaccurate or incomplete. You may change some of your Personal Information by logging into your account and accessing the "Profile Settings" section of the website, or by contacting us through our Customer Support link.

We encourage you to update your Personal Information if it changes. You may also ask to have the information on your account be deleted or removed; however, because we keep track of past transactions, you cannot delete information associated with past transactions on the Wataf website. In addition, it may be impossible for us to completely delete all of your information because we periodically backup stored informations.

5. What do we do with your Personal Information when you terminate your relationship with us?

We will continue to store archived copies of your Personal Information for legitimate business purposes and to comply with the law.

We will continue to store anonymous or anonymized information, such as website visits, without identifiers, in order to improve our Services.

6. What we don’t do with your Personal Information

We do not and will never share, disclose, sell, rent, or otherwise provide Personal Information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services.

We do not use the Personal Information we collect from you or your customers to contact or market to your customers or directly compete with you.

7. How do we keep your Personal Information secured?

Your personal information is protected by the password you created when you created an account on the Wataf website (or another password you chose after changing a previous password). Please keep this password confidential.

We follow industry standards on information security management to safeguard sensitive information, such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details and any other Personal Information entrusted to us. Our information security systems apply to people, processes and information technology systems on a risk management basis.

8. How do we protect your information across borders?

We may transmit Personal Information outside of your jurisdiction of residence.

Wataf remains responsible for Personal Information that is transferred to a third party abroad for processing or to support our efforts. Any Personal Information transferred to a third party for data processing is subject, by law, to a comparable level of protection as that provided by Wataf.

A “comparable level of protection” means a level of protection generally equivalent to that provided by Wataf.

9. Access to your personal information

You retain all rights to your Personal Information and can access it anytime. Wataf will give you the ability to access and edit the Personal Information you provide us.

If you have any questions about your Personal Information or this policy, please contact us through our Customer Support link.

10. General

Making purchases on Wataf, or any other website, requires trust on your part. We value your trust very highly and pledge to our clients, that we will work hard to protect the security and privacy of any personal information you provide to us and that your personal information will only be used as set forth in this Policy. This includes your name, address, phone number, email address or checking account information, in addition to any other personal information that can be linked to you, personally.

Wataf may provide links to certain third party websites. This Privacy Policy applies only to activities conducted and personal information collected on Wataf website. Other web sites may have their own policies regarding privacy and security. We encourage you to review the privacy policies on these sites before you use and access them. You are solely responsible for your use and access of other websites.

Terms which have not been defined or stipulated in this Agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with the definition(s) or provision(s) of the Privacy policy and Terms and Conditions of Wataf.

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