This website is operated by Sharp (Phils.) Corporation and its affiliates ("SHARP”, “we”, “us”). The following information is provided for the convenience of visitors to this website. In order to serve you better, SHARP may update this Site Policy from time to time and you are encouraged to periodically review this website so as to be informed of any changes to this Site Policy.
By using this website, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the terms of the Site Policy and SHARP’s Personal Data Protection Notice (the “Site Policy & Personal Data Protection Notice”) and agree that SHARP may collect, use and transfer your personal information in accordance therewith. If you do not agree with these terms, you may choose not to use our website, and please do not provide any personal information through this website.
This Site Policy also forms part of the Terms & Condition of Use and such shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Philippines.
This website also specifies the intended purpose for which the Personal information provided by you shall be used for and the intended purpose is stipulated in the Site Policy, Terms & Condition of Use and Personal Data Protection Notice. Therefore, please review the Site Policy, Terms & Condition of Use and Personal Data Protection Notice.
Personal Information provided will not be disclosed to any third party without your permission, except in the following circumstances:- (a) You have already given prior consent for the disclosure of your Personal Information.
(b) The disclosure of Personal Information is required by law or in response to a request by government authorities.
(c) The disclosure of Personal Information to companies contracted by SHARP to perform functions necessary to the operation of the website. In such cases, the Personal Information disclosed will be limited in scope to the minimum necessary and the companies to which the information is disclosed will be bound by contract or other agreement to manage the information in the most appropriate manner possible. Kindly refer to the details provided in the “Disclosure & Retention” below.
SHARP abides all statutes, laws and regulations governing the use of Personal Information on this website and we regularly reviews and continuously improves its activities in the aforementioned situations. The points stated above shall take precedence over any notifications regarding the handling of Personal Information that may appear elsewhere on this website.
Collection & Usage of Personal Information
In addition to the above, we may collect the following information when you access the website:-
(a) Anonymous web statistics collected as you browse the website;
(b) Personal Information you knowingly provide us when you:-
(i) register your product;
(ii) sign up for product information;
(iii) participate in direct marketing activities such as online promotion, surveys and lucky draws;
(iv) submit a question or provide feedback or otherwise contact us or request information from us; and/or
(v) carry out a transaction through the website.
SHARP may also collect and process Personal Information obtained from other entities in the Sharp group or from a third party who may lawfully pass SHARP information relating to you. These other entities in the Sharp group or from a third party would include (but not limited to) SHARP’s suppliers, agents, authorized dealers and/or resellers.
You agree that we may use your Personal Information to:-
(a) monitor use of, customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising;
(b) provide services and customer support you request;
(c) allow you to participate in contests and surveys;
(d) send you marketing, service updates and promotional offers you request; and
(e) prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities and/or enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use.
SHARP shall not be liable for data input errors arising from your registration or submission of Personal Information.
Copyright / Trademark Policy
All text, photographs, illustrations, videos, music, software, etc ("Content") on this website are protected by copyright owned by SHARP or by a third party. Content may be downloaded or otherwise reproduced only for the purposes of personal use, or use within a household, or other limited uses equivalent thereto.
When the Content is accompanied by a SHARP or third-party copyright notice, the Content must be reproduced with this notice appended intact thereto. For reproduction other than for the purposes mentioned above, when the copyright holder has indicated separate terms and conditions for use of the specific content, the content may be used in accordance with those terms and conditions. Usage may be refused in the event likenesses and/or works of third parties, etc., are incorporated in the Content or if SHARP deems the usage to be inappropriate. Except under the circumstances mentioned above or when the copyright law does not apply, adaptation, public transmission of the content of this website, for any purpose and in any form, is prohibited without the permission of the copyright holder.
SHARP does not grant to you any copyright, patent right, trademark right or any other rights held by SHARP or third parties to the Content appearing on the website. Nor is the accuracy of the Content on this website guaranteed.
SHARP makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, usefulness, reliability or security of the Content appearing on this website. SHARP disclaims all responsibility for any loss or damage that may be incurred for any reason whatsoever as a result of accessing the website, being unable to access the website, or believing the content of the website.
SHARP may alter, correct or delete the content or URLs of this website without prior notice. Please note that the information provided on this website may not always be the most up-to-date available. In addition, SHARP may interrupt or terminate the operation of the website or access to the content of the website without prior notice. SHARP disclaims all responsibility for any loss or damage that may result for whatever reason from these events. SHARP may also change this Site Policy without prior notice. In such case, the updated Site Policy will apply.
Cookies & Passive Tracking
A “cookie” is an element of data (small text file) that can be sent to your browser. Your browser may then store it on your system based on the preferences you have set on your browser settings. Cookies gather information about your operating system including, but not limited to, browser type, and Internet Protocol address.
Furthermore, you have the option to configure your internet browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the opportunity to decide whether to accept it. At the same time, you also have the option to block all cookies. Please note, however, that if you refuse or otherwise block cookies you may not be able to use all of the functionality available on this website.
Access, Correction & Withdrawal of Consent
You have the right to access, update or withdraw your consent for the use of the Personal Information. If you wish to access, update or withdraw consent for the use of the Personal Information that you have submitted through this website, or you wish to make any inquiries about the processing of such information, please contact us using the details provided in the “Contact Information” below.
International Transfers & Storage
Personal Information collected from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination across international borders as necessary for processing in accordance with Sharp’s standard business practices. By submitting your Personal Information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
Security & Safeguards
SHARP will use commercially reasonable endeavours to place appropriate security safeguards to protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access or accidental loss. Our employees are aware of the importance of maintaining confidentiality of the Personal Information collected.
SHARP recommends that you take every precaution in protecting your Personal Information when you are on the Internet. While SHARP strives to protect your Personal Information, SHARP is unable to give an absolute assurance for the security of the information you transmit over the Internet.
Where SHARP has given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of this website, you are responsible for keeping your password confidential. Please do not share your password with anyone.
Disclosure & Retention
SHARP may provide or transfer your Personal Information provided to other entities in the Sharp group, our authorised dealers and resellers as well as SHARP’s suppliers and agents in accordance with Clause 4 of the Personal Data Protection Notice within the purpose of use described above and those stated in Clause 2 the Personal Data Protection Notice.
SHARP shall not share or disclose the Personal Information to other third parties without your permission unless:-
(a) required to do so in compliance with any law, regulation, subpoena or court order;
(b) upon the request of a government, regulatory or law enforcement agency;
(c) for the investigation and help to prevent security threats, fraud or other malicious activity;
(d) to enforce/protect the rights and properties of SHARP; or
(e) to protect the rights or personal safety of SHARP’s employees and third parties.
SHARP will not keep Personal Information for longer than is necessary for those purposes for which they are collected.
Protection of Minors
If you are under the age of 18 years, please do not submit any Personal Information without the consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian.
SHARP considers a minor to by anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly seek or collect personal information from or about children without the consent of a parent or guardian. If SHARP becomes aware that personal information that has been submitted to relate to a minor without the consent of a parent or guardian, SHARP will use reasonable efforts to:-
(a) Delete that Personal Information from its files as soon as possible;
(b) Ensure, where deletion is not possible, that this Personal Information is not used further for any purpose, nor disclosed further to any third party
Any parent or guardian with queries regarding our processing of Personal Information relating to their child should contact us using the details provided in the “Contact Information” below.
Third Party Web Sites & Social Media Sites
This website may contain links to other websites hosted by third parties whose privacy practices may differ from us. SHARP does do not endorse or make any representations about these third party websites and will not be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites, even if they appear as part of this website. The Personal Information you choose to provide to or that is collected by these third parties is not covered by this site policy. If you link to or otherwise visit any these third party websites, please review their respective privacy policies.
This website may provide social media features that enable you to share information with your social networks and to interact with us on various social media sites. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. Please review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites with which you interact so as to ensure that you understand the information that could be shared by those sites.
SHARP expressly disclaim to the maximum extent permissible at law any liability for the security or privacy practices included on or operated by the operators of third party websites and social media sites.
SSL (Secure Socket Layer)
This website employs an encryption technology called SSL (Secure Socket Layer) on pages where customers are requested to enter personal information. Under SSL, data entered by a customer is first encrypted on his or her computer before being sent over the network to a registered destination computer. With the use of this protocol, customers can be confident that their Personal Information is being kept secure and their privacy maintained.
If you require any assistance accessing or updating your Personal Information or if you have any questions relating to this Site Policy, please contact our Customer Service Officer at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Site Policy provides a general statement on the ways in which we aim to protect and use your Personal Information. You may however, in connection with any specific products or services offered by SHARP or a member of the SHARP group, be provided with privacy policies or statements that supplement this Site Policy.