Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website. As a result we would like to inform you regarding the way we would use your personal data. We recommend you to read this privacy policy so that you understand our approach towards the use of your personal data.

By submitting your personal data to us, you will be treated as having given your permission – where necessary and appropriate – for disclosures referred to in this policy.

What does this privacy policy cover?

This privacy policy is to inform you regarding the use of your personal information which is collected during your visit to some pages of our websites.
This privacy policy applies to the entire UCMed website.

Who is responsible for the collected personal data?

Your personal data is controlled by UCMed – University of Cebu Medical Center, a healthcare facility/hospital located at Ouano Avenue, Subangdaku, Mandaue City 6014, Cebu Philippines.

Purposes of the collection of your data

One of the purposes of our website is to inform you of who we are and what we do. We collect and use personal information (which may include name, telephone numbers and email address) to better provide you with the required services, or information. We would therefore use your personal information in order to:

  • respond to queries or requests submitted by you
  • process applications submitted by you through email
  • anticipate and resolve problems with any services supplied to you

To optimize our services we may wish to use your personal data for direct marketing. As we respect your privacy we will only use your personal data for this purpose when you are aware thereof and if required we will request your consent prior to using your personal data for direct marketing.

Additionally, if at any time you wish us to stop using your information for any or all of the above purposes; please contact us as set out below. We will stop the use of your information for such purposes as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so.

We respect your personal information and therefore, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Except as set out in this privacy policy, we will not disclose any personally identifiable information without your permission unless we are legally entitled or required to do so (for example, if required to do so by legal process or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime) or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and/or defend our rights, property or personal safety and those of our users/customers or other individuals.

Please be assured that we will not use your information for any of the purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish us to use your information in this way when submitting the information or at a later stage.

Collection of non-personal information

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.

Interaction between you and us

We are interested in your views, and we value feedback from our clients and visitors, we therefore have set up email address for this matter.

Such information will be used in accordance with this privacy policy. However, we can of course not control and be responsible for other parties’ use of the personal information which you make available to them through this website. We encourage you to be careful about what personal information you disclose in this way.

Keeping our records accurate

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review, change or delete the details you have supplied us with, please contact us as set out below.

Security of your personal data

We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorized access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.

Cookies policy

-What is a cookie?

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.

When a server uses a web browser to read cookies they can help a website deliver a more user-friendly service. To protect your privacy, your browser only gives a website access to the cookies it has already sent to you.
-Why do we use cookies?
We use cookies to learn more about the way you interact with our content and help us to improve your experience when visiting our website.

Cookies remember the type of browser you use and which additional browser software you have installed. They also remember your preferences, such as language and region, which remain as your default settings when you revisit the website. Cookies also allow you to rate pages and fill in comment forms.

Some of the cookies we use are session cookies and only last until you close your browser, others are persistent cookies which are stored on your computer for longer.
-How do I reject and delete cookies?
We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, should you wish to do so, you can choose to reject or block the cookies set by UCMed or the websites of any third party suppliers by changing your browser settings – see the Help function within your browser for further details. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you do not wish cookies to be used you may need to actively delete or block the cookies.

You can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org for details on how to delete or reject cookies and for further information on cookies generally. For information on the use of cookies in mobile phone browsers and for details on how to reject or delete such cookies, please refer to your handset manual.

Note, however, that if you reject the use of cookies you will still be able to visit our websites but some of the functions may not work correctly.

Changes to this policy

From time to time we may make changes to this privacy policy. If we make any substantial changes to this privacy policy and the way in which we use your personal data we will post these changes on this page and will do our best to notify you of any significant changes. Please check our privacy policy on a regular basis.

How can you contact us?

Please contact us via email to [email protected] or [email protected] if you would like to know more about our privacy policy, or refer to Contact Us page for more details on how to reach us.


Data Privacy Officer
[email protected] or [email protected]
(032) 517-0888 local 2300 | 2303