Privacy Policies

These are our privacy policies. We try to keep things as concise and straightforward as possible. If anyone raises any concerns or questions about these Policies, we will amend them to ensure that our users are fully informed.
By using our websites, you agree to the following Privacy Policies. If you do not agree, do not use FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and/or DarinPhillips.com.

Last Update: April 15, 2024

Your access or use of FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and/or DarinPhillips.com on or after this date constitutes acceptance of these Privacy Policies and any changes herein.

Introduction

FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com do not sell user data to anyone.

FilipinoContractors.com and FilipinoContractors.ph are services and platforms provided by DarinPhillips.com. They are wholly owned and operated by DarinPhillips.com. As such, the Privacy Policies here are the same as those for the parent company, DarinPhillips.com.

These sites and platforms were created exclusively for hiring managers/companies from the United States of America and contractors from the Philippines. These sites and platforms were created to facilitate a better experience for both hiring managers/companies and independent contractors. Users from other countries are in violation of our Terms of Service and should immediately stop using FilipinoContractors.com and FilipinoContractors.ph.

Facilitating connections between Hiring Managers and/or Companies and Independent Contractors requires both parties to share important information on our websites. Hiring Managers and/or Companies may be posting their company name, contact information, open positions, pay rates, etc. Independent Contractors may be sharing their name, contact information, work history, education, key skills, etc. The information that is posted is not private or confidential. Users should expect anyone and everyone to see all of the information that they post or share on FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com.

This Privacy Policy only applies to FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com. Once you leave these websites, your privacy is governed by the policies of the website you go to (e.g. PayPal, a company website, etc.).

FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com do not have any obligation to host or remove any particular user content, and may exclude or remove any user content from any part of the websites or platforms for any or no reason. You agree that FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com have no liability or obligation to you or anyone else arising from its editorial decisions.

FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com reserve the right to disclose all user content, and any other relevant information and circumstances, to any third party in connection with operating the websites; to protect itself, its affiliates, its partners and its visitors; and to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests. This means that FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com may honor subpoenas, search warrants, law enforcement or court-mandated requests to disclose user content you have provided. Your identity will be discoverable via such legal requests because no one can post confidentially or anonymously.

Data We Collect

Users may post a lot of information on our site (e.g. to attract attention to their job posting or profile), but FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com only require information that is necessary to utilize the websites.

  • Account management data includes user login/authentication information, permissions, and contact information. This data is required to create and maintain your account. FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com delete this information when either the user requests it in writing or the user’s account has been inactive for a period of time. Note that FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com do NOT collect payment data. Users must leave the websites and log into the PayPal service to make payments.
  • Activity data includes information tracked (e.g. by cookies) to help us identify how FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com are being utilized. This data allows us to identify and resolve errors and improve our website functionality. This may also allow us to monitor and prevent malicious or fraudulent activity.
  • Device data includes IP addresses, device IDs, and other identifiers that facilitate fraud prevention and to help us identify and resolve errors (e.g. compatibility).
  • Location data includes latitude and longitude, physical location, and mailing addresses. This facilitates communication and awareness of where users are located.
  • Communication data includes links to messaging services and apps. FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com may facilitate direct messaging between users and/or messages between users and FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com. Any communication with services and apps that are not built into FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com are governed by your agreement with those services.
  • FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com may survey users to collect feedback and customer satisfaction data. This may include feedback about Hiring Managers and/or Companies and Independent Contractors. This facilitates our commitment to quality and an exceptional user experience.

Who Sees Your Data

Users can view each other’s posted information. This is necessary to facilitate introductions and fulfill the core purpose of FilipinoContractors.com and FilipinoContractors.ph.

FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com has employees, independent contractors, and support vendors. Those individuals can also see the data entered into the websites.

Though we take reasonable security measures to prevent bad actors from abusing our websites, FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com may be hacked or scraped. It happens. By utilizing these websites you acknowledge that you know it can (and probably will) happen. You agree to indemnify and hold FilipinoContractors.com, FilipinoContractors.ph, and DarinPhillips.com harmless from the ill effects of any such attack.

Your Rights

Individuals (but usually not organizations) are protected by federal and local laws and regulations. Email us at privacy @ darinphillips.com (without the two spaces) to exercise any of the rights listed below - or any other rights granted by your federal or local government.

  • You have the right to request a copy of all of the personal information that we have collected.
  • You have the right to change information using the account settings functionality.
  • You have the right to change your communication preferences using the settings on each website.
  • You have the right to delete your account and all of the personal information listed there.
  • Even though we do not sell your information to any third party, you have the right to request that we do not sell or share your information.
  • You have the right to block trackers (e.g. cookies). However, certain website functionality may not work as expected.