This privacy policy is intended to assist you in understanding what information we gather about you when you visit this website, how we use that information, and the safeguards we have in place for the information.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the information collected online by ma-ta Philippines


General Browsing

ma-ta gathers navigational information about where visitors go on our Website and information about the technical efficiencies of our Website and services (i.e., time to connect to our Website, time to download pages, etc.). This information allows us to see which areas of our Website are most visited and helps us better understand our visitors' experiences at

With the navigational information, we can improve the quality of our Website by recognizing and delivering more of the features, areas and services our visitors prefer. In the process of gathering navigational information, non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser version, service provider and IP address) may be collected, which will provide information regarding a visitor's use of our Website (such as the time of a visitor's last visit to a page on our site).

Collection of Personal Information

This Website may ask you to provide personal information, request for emails on ma-ta news and promotions, enter a contest, participate in a survey, contribute content, register to receive updates, or contact us.

Categories of information collected online include name, email address, phone number and your experience on this Website or with our content, your questions and messages or comments you create.

If you request information about us, how to contribute, how to connect with us, we will collect your name, email address, telephone number and any comments you might have.


ma-ta uses the personal information we collect from you:

(i) to contact you

(ii) to respond to your inquiries 

(iii) to improve our website

(iv) deliver information to you about our services, partners and contributors

ma-ta Emails
You may subscribe by filling out the newsletter subscription form to be placed on the ma-ta email list. This will allow you to receive exclusive information about new content, events and much more. If you are not already part of the list, simply sign up or register. If at any time you would like to stop future delivery of ma-ta email, you may simply unsubscribe. Asking to be removed from ma-ta email will not prevent you from receiving email communications relating to requests to participate in surveys about our services or other operational email communications.

We may share our email marketing list (and, thus, your email address), with our marketing partners and affiliates. We may likewise share your email address with the specific unaffiliated third party with whom we may have existing commercial relationships.


We may use third parties to help us provide services to you and to give us comparative information on the performance of our site. These services include such things as operating our Website, monitoring site activity, conducting surveys, maintaining our database, processing comments and administering and monitoring emails, surveys, drawings or contests.

ma-ta may use third parties or on its own conduct various surveys to better understand your experience with our Website. In some cases, you will provide self-identifying information, in which case we would then be able to associate your responses to you. In other cases, we will only receive the aggregate results (not personally identifiable) from these third parties. If you participate in an online survey at our Website that is conducted by a third party provider, you may be asked to download a small software application and the information you provide may be subject to the third party provider's linked privacy policy. You should read any such linked privacy policy before you participate in the online survey. You may also choose to not participate in the online surveys with linked third party privacy policies.

If you choose to submit a comment, you will be providing us with your name so you may be identified with that comment. Comments are moderated and may be unpublished or removed if it violates our Terms of Use. Published comments may identify the author's name and other relevant details.

You should be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect the users of our Website, the site or the public.

COOKIES uses a browser feature known as a cookie. A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your Web browser on your computer. Cookies are typically Stored on your computer's hard drive and are used by ma-ta to help track clicks and pass information as you go through the pages within our Website. We may also use cookies to tell us whether has been previously visited by you or someone using your computer and to assist in the administration of your use of features and functionalities on our site.

We also use cookies and a technology known as clear gifs which are typically stored in emails to help us confirm your receipt of, and response to, our emails and to provide you a more personalized experience. If you elect to sign up to participate in the online features offered at this Website, cookies might allow us to associate your Website navigational information from previous browsing visits with personal information you provide at our site.

Do we share information from cookies with third parties?

We may share non-transactional behavioral data collected through the use of cookies with our affiliates and/or third parties.

How do third parties use cookies on our site?

We carefully select third party advertising companies and allow them to collect non-personally identifiable information by placing cookies when you choose to visit These selected companies may use information (not including your name, address, credit card information, email address, or telephone number) about your choice to visit and your visits to our site and other Websites to provide advertisements about ma-ta products and services on this and other Websites. These selected companies also provide information to us which we use to gauge the effectiveness of the advertisements they place about our products and services and for marketing purposes.

We prefer to keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we provide you with contact update form sent via the email address you provided when you sign up.

Our Website may contain links to other Websites that may are relevant or in support of ma-ta's core values. ma-ta is not responsible for the privacy practices, advertising, products or the content of such Websites. Links that appear on should not necessarily be deemed to imply that ma-ta endorses or has any affiliation with the linked Websites. We encourage you to review the separate privacy policies of each site you visit.

If you have additional questions or would like more information on this topic, please feel free to contact us at

ma-ta has implemented the security measures it deems appropriate to protect the information we have collected at our Website: use of technologies and policies such as security socket layer, firewall technology, and limitations of administrative access to our systems. While we implement the above security measures for this Website, you should be aware that 100% security is not always possible.