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The Filipino Community of Ventura County, Inc.

Last Revised: Monday, March 15th, 2021

About Our Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Modifications
  • This Privacy Policy may by updated from time to time. When an update to the Privacy Policy occurs, the updated-on date on the Privacy Policy will be updated to reflect when the Privacy Policy was last updated and donors will be contacted via email, notifying them of the change.

Reviewing & Correcting Personal Information

You may contact the Filipino Community of Ventura County, Inc., also to be known as "FCVCI," to review the personal information we have collected from you or to request corrections to your personal information, please contact for any data access questions or requests:

Filipino Community of Ventura County, Inc.
Oxnard, Ventura County, CA 93030

This Privacy Policy applies to the information collected via email, phone, mail, online forms, paper forms and this website. The Website allows users to find out more about FCVCI and its activities, and, in some cases, to participate in interactive activities on the Website. The Website is only for private, informational and entertainment purposes.

We take your privacy very seriously. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to disclose to you what information we may collect from you, how we collect it, with whom we share it, and certain other matters related to such information, including the choices you have regarding our collection of information and our use and disclosure to other parties of information we have collected from you.  If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you should contact us directly at

When this Privacy Policy references the term “personal information” we mean information that identifies a particular individual, such as your full name, street address, telephone number or email address. When other information, such as a hobby or demographic-identifier, is associated with personal information, it also becomes personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

Please read the information below to learn more about our data collection policies and practices.

  1. Types of Information That May Be Collected

  2. How Information Is Collected

  3. How We Use The Information Collected

  4. With Whom Your Information May Be Shared

  5. Links to Other Websites

  6. Security

  7. A Special Note For Parents Concerning Privacy

  8. Your Acceptance of The Privacy Policy and Changes to the Policy

  9. Questions About This Privacy Policy

  10. Right to Withdraw Consent

Types of Information You Provide Us


Information You Provide Us:  When you contact us by phone, email, postal mail or when you visit certain portions of the Website, we may ask you to provide us with specific information, including:

  • Individual information such as your name, user-name, internal identifier, government issued identification, picture, biometric data, age, race, national or ethnic origin, languages spoken, browsing behavior, call logs, links clicked, gender identity, geographic locale, income bracket, etc.

  • Indirect information such as your email address, physical address, telephone number, IP address, Mac address, browser fingerprint, country, GPS coordinates, room number, etc.​

Information We Collect on Your Behalf: To properly serve you as a FCVCI member, we may store your publicly-available data, including:

  • Thought information such as your opinions, intentions, interests, favorite foods, colors, likes, dislikes, music, passwords, PIN, mother’s maiden name, etc.

  • Social information such as your job titles, work history, school attended, certifications, social status, marital status, religion, political affiliations, communications meta-data, email, family structure, siblings, friends, social connections, relationships, associations, group memberships, etc.

Site Usage Information

We may receive and store certain types of Internet usage information whenever you visit the Website, such as your landing page, order of pages viewed, and other click stream data. See “IP Addresses and Click Stream Data” section below.

How Information Is Collected

Registration: In order to participate in FCVCI membership activities and also in certain features of the Website, such as receiving electronic versions of FCVCI newsletters, magazines, postcards, notices, alerts and invitations, you may be asked to complete a registration form and provide personal information; you will also be asked to choose a username and password and possibly establish your electronic communications preference profile in order to take advantage of the features located on these restricted portions of the Website. Registration is voluntary; however, you do have to register in order to participate in these portions of the Website. Registration requires the disclosure of certain personal information to us; however, you can control how we use that information by updating your electronic communications preference profile.

For questions or concerns regarding your personal information or electronic communications preferences, please contact a Public Affairs Officer at


We use an email delivery provider to distribute our electronic communications. You may change your electronic communication preferences by emailing your request to

By providing your email address, you are opting in to receive information from FCVCI. You may choose not to receive these kinds of emails by opting out (unsubscribing), changing your email notification settings, or adjusting preferences in your subscription profile. By providing your friends’ email addresses, you acknowledge that you have their permission to do so.

Cookies: As with many websites, our Website uses a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a unique, random number that is stored in the browser on your computer. The cookie doesn’t actually identify you, just the computer that is used to visit the site. Cookies automatically identify your browser to the Website whenever your computer is used to visit the Website. Cookies also let us know how many people visit the Website and where visitors go on the Website. In addition, cookies can let us know non-personal information, like what web browser is being used to access the Website. For registered users, cookies can make using the Website easier for you by saving information such as your passwords or preferences. By tracking how and when you use the Website, cookies help us determine which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the Website are based on data obtained from cookies. Accepting cookies allows you, among other things, to personalize your experience on the Website. Cookies may also allow the Website to present to you advertising that may be of special interest to you. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, your browser should contain an option that allows you to disable or delete cookie data at any time. Some areas of the Website, however, may not provide you with a personalized experience if you have disabled the use of cookies. The cookies are not tied to personal information.

IP Addresses and Click-Stream Data: We may collect Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and/or clickstream data. An IP address is a number associated with the service through which you access the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider) or your company. Standing alone, your IP address is not personal information. However, we may combine this information with personal information. Click-stream data is information collected by our computers when you request certain pages from the Website. Click-stream data may include such information as the page viewed, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such non-personal information. When analyzed, this data helps us analyze how visitors arrive at the Website, what type of content is most popular, what type of visitors in the aggregate are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising, and the like.


As applicable, the information you provide to us may also be used to:

  • Contact you about the Website;

  • Contact you relating to your membership or user status;

  • Send you print or electronic publications about the Filipino Community of Ventura County, Inc.;

  • Monitor or improve the use of the Website;

  • Monitor compliance with the Terms of Use for the Website;

  • Maintain website security; and

  • Extend an email invitation to your friends to participate in interactive activities on the Website.


At times, we may share your personal information with others for various purposes. The following outlines the ways in which your information may be shared with others and the ways in which you may opt-out of having your information shared:

Our Agents: We may employ other businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, sending email, Website analysis, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They may have access to personal information needed to perform their specific functions, but may not use it for their own purposes, such as sending you or your friends marketing offers about their products or services.

For questions or concerns regarding your personal information, please contact the Public Affairs Officer at

Administrative or Legal Process: Your personal information may be transferred to third parties without notice to you in order to comply with applicable law, law enforcement agencies, to protect our rights, or protect the rights of other users of the Website.


You should be aware that when you are on the Website you could be directed to other Websites beyond our control. For example, if you “click” on a banner advertisement, the “click” may take you off the Website onto a different website. These other websites may send their own cookies to you, independently collect data or solicit personal information and may or may not have their own published privacy policies.  If you visit a website that is linked to our Website, you should consult that website’s Privacy Policy before providing any personal information.


We use reasonable measures to protect the personal information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to such information to those employees and agents who need access to perform their job functions, such as our membership service personnel and technical staff. However, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of this information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For additional information about the security measures we use on the Website, please contact us at


We do not collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13) on the Website. If in the future, we decide to collect personal information from children, we will do so in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) including, without limitation, obtaining necessary parental consent.


By using the Website, you signify your agreement to all of the terms of our Privacy Policy. We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make a material change to the way in which we collect, use, and/or share your personal information, we will post a notice on the Website. We will assume that you have given your permission for your information to be used under the terms of the new Privacy Policy, if you continue to use the Website thirty (30) days after a notice is posted.

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