Terms of Use

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements:

“Subscriber”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Philippine-American Educational Foundation’s terms and conditions.

“Subscriber” refers to those who subscribe to our newsletter.

“The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to Philippine-American Educational Foundation. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the User and ourselves, or either the Subscriber or ourselves. All terms refer to the use, offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Subscriber and User in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Subscriber’s needs in respect of provision of the Foundation’s stated services/products, in accordance with the subject to, prevailing Philippine Law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Privacy Statement
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the foundation on a need to know bases only use any information collected from individual customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. In the event that unauthorised use of information is detected or reported, we will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible.

Confidentiality
All information shared as a result of registration to this site are considered confidential. User and subscriber records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, other than third parties specifically authorised by uses to use such information. Subscribers have the right to request sight of, and copies of any and all Subscriber Records we keep, on the proviso that we are given reasonable notice of such a request. Subscribers are requested to retain copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our services. Where appropriate, we shall issue Subscriber’s with appropriate written information, handouts or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties.

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Foundation will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

Disclaimer:

Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this web site is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Foundation:

  • excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Foundation’s literature: and
  • excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Foundation of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the date thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

This Foundation does not however exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.

Availability
Unless otherwise stated, the services featured on this website are only available within the Philippines, or in relation to postings from the Philippines. All advertising is intended solely for the Philippine market. You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any downloads, programs and text available through this site. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of the Foundation. The Foundation does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify this Foundation, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access time/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Foundation on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission.

Links to this Website
You may not create a link to any page of this website without prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Links from this Website
We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or materials appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave out site and to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This Foundation will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, however cased, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

Copyright Notice

Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exist on all text relating to the Foundation’s services and the full content of this website.

This Foundation’s logo is a registered trademark of this Foundation in the Philippines. The brand names and specific services of this Foundation featured on this web site are trade marked.

Communication
For queries on the Terms and Conditions, please email us at fulbright@fulbright.org.ph. This, and other contact information, can be found on our Contact link on our website or via Foundation’s stated telephone, or facsimile.

This foundation’s office address is 10F Ayala Life – FGU Center, 6811 Ayala Avenue, Makati City 1226 Philippines.

Force Majeure
Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any act of God, terrorism, war, political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood, or any other natural or manmade eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contact entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein.

Waiver
Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.

General
The laws of the Philippines govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this website and using our services you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Philippine courts in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of the Foundation to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be constructed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorised representatives of the Foundation.

Notification of Changes
The Foundation reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms. If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we will announce that these changes have been made on our home page or on other key pages on our site. If there are any changes in how we use our site subscribers’ Personally Identifiable Information, notification by e-mail will be made to those affected by this change. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our web site 30 days prior to these changes taking place. You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis.

These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Subscriber and us. You accessing this website and/or undertaking of a registration or Agreement indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein.