Privacy Policy

Cultural Center of the Philippines

Encyclopedia of Philippine Art Digital Edition

Effective date: December 18, 2018

Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) operates the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (EPA) Digital Edition with our website found at: and the CCP EPA mobile application (“CCP EPA”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use the CCP EPA and the choices you have associated with that data. By visiting our site, you are accepting the practices described in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this service. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

CCP collects personal information, voluntarily submitted by visitors to the CCP EPA, which enables us to provide and maintain the CCP EPA, notify you about changes, allow you to participate in interactive features when you choose to do so, provide customer care and support, provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the CCP EPA and monitor the usage of the site.

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site or when you access by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

CCP adheres to the highest standards of ethical practices in all of our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors of CCP EPA.

We occasionally use third-party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and partners to perform functions such as creative design, marketing, analytics, programming, site maintenance, providing customer service, etc., on our behalf. These entities have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information collected from the CCP EPA. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering these data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the website.

We also use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the CCP EPA and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from CCP EPA and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the CCP EPA.

Except as disclosed below, we do not sell, barter, give away, rent or permit anyone outside of CCP to use your personal information.

CCP may disclose your Personal Data in good faith with belief that such action is necessary:

  • To comply with a legal obligation;
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Cultural Center of the Philippines;
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the CCP EPA;
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the CCP EPA or the public;
  • To protect against legal liability.

CCP EPA may contain links to sites operated by third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered through these other websites.

Moreover, any information that you may share in public areas, such as message boards or feedback sections, becomes public, and therefore this Privacy Policy does not apply to any information you choose to make public. Please be careful about what you disclose, and do not post any personal information that you expect to keep private.

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("minors").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your minor children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

The security of your data is important to us, but no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

The CCP EPA is published in the Republic of the Philippines and is subject to laws of the Republic of the Philippines. If you are located in a country outside the Republic of the Philippines and voluntarily submit personal information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the Republic of the Philippines. CCP shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages resulting from use of information collected from visitors to the site.

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Questions and comments should be directed to