GDPR Privacy Policy for  FoodPhilippines

As we continue to digitize our export-promotion initiatives at CITEM, we also continue to place great importance on your data privacy. The following Privacy Policy details the information that FoodPhilippines collects, records, and uses.  


You may also contact us via email at if you need further information about our Privacy Policy. 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
CITEM is a Data Controller of your information. 


Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the nature of Personal Information, as well as the context in which we collect said information: 


  • CITEM must perform a contract with you 
  • You have consented to the performance of said contract 
  • It is in CITEM’s legitimate interests to process your information 
  • CITEM must ensure full compliance with the law 

CITEM will only keep your personal information in the duration deemed necessary, as outlined in this Privacy Policy. Your information will be used and retained for the purposes of complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our policies. 


If you are in a European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Please contact us if you wish to know which Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it removed from our systems. 


Under certain circumstances, you are entitled to data-protection rights, as follows: 

  • The right to update, delete or access the information we have on you 
  • The right to rectify 
  • The right to object 
  • The right of restriction 
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files
CITEM follows a standard procedure of using log files, like all hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. These files log visitors when they visit websites. The information collected by log files covers internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and, possibly, the number of clicks. However, these are not linked to any personally identifiable information. The data aims to detect online-behavior patterns, administer the online platform of FoodPhilippines, track users’ movement on the Site, and gather demographic information.


Cookies and Web Beacons
As is customary for websites, FoodPhilippines uses cookies, which store information such as visitors’ preferences and the website’s pages they accessed or visited. The stored information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our online content accordingly.


DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google is among the third-party vendors in our Site. It also uses DART cookies to serve ads to our site visitors based upon their visit to and other sites on the internet. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at


Cookies and web beacons may be used by some advertisers on our Site. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each advertising partner has its Privacy Policy for its policies on user data. You may access our advertising partner’s current Privacy Policy below:


Privacy Policies
You may consult this list for the respective Privacy Policies of FoodPhilippines’s advertising partners. 


Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on FoodPhilippines, sent directly to users’ browsers. These servers or networks obtain your IP address automatically. These technologies are used to measure their advertising campaigns’ effectiveness or personalize the advertising content you see on websites you visit. 


Note that FoodPhilippines has no access to or control over these cookies that third-party advertisers use.


Third-Party Privacy Policies
FoodPhilippines’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we advise you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of the aforementioned third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and corresponding action points to opt out of specific options. 


You have the option to click disable cookies in your browser. Learn more about cookie management at the websites of the specific browsers.


Children’s Information
One of our priorities is adding protection for the youth while using the Internet. We encourage parents and guardians to supervise, participate in, and monitor and guide their online activity. 


FoodPhilippines does not knowingly collect any personal identifiable information from children under the age of 12. In case your child provided such information on our website, please contact us immediately for the removal of said information from our records.


Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy covers our online activities only. It is valid for visitors to our website regarding the information they shared or collected in FoodPhilippines. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than FoodPhilippines and IFEX Philippines website.


When you use our website, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy as well as our Terms and Conditions.

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