Last Updated: November 7, 2017

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed GTI Corporation, doing business as Barangay.co, and our subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, "Barangay.co," “we,” “us” or “our”). This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you access or use our website (the “Site”), or when you otherwise interact with us.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our homepage or by sending you a notification). We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, participate in any interactive features of the Site (e.g., forums), contact another user through the Site, submit or post any comments, reviews or testimonials to the Site, participate in a survey, contest, promotion or event, subscribe to an email list or newsletter, fill out a form, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, request customer or technical support and otherwise communicate with us.

The types of information we may collect from you include:

Account Information, such as your username, name, email address, phone number, date of birth, information about where you reside (e.g., city, state and zip code), marital status, gender, the number of years you have been living in the United States, information about your employer, work experience and professional expertise, interests and any other information you choose to provide.

Other Information You Choose to Provide, such as when you use any interactive features of the Site, post information in a forum, submit a review or testimonial, participate in a survey, contest, promotion or event, or when you request technical or customer support.

Information We Collect Automatically

When you access or use the Site, we automatically collect certain information, including:

Log Information: We collect log information about your access to and use of the Site, such as your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, access times, web browser, pages viewed, links clicked and the page you visited before navigating to the Site.

Device Information:  We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access the Site, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information. 

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Site and your experience on the Site, see which areas and features of our Site are popular and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our Site or in emails and help us to deliver cookies, count visits and understand usage and campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We also may obtain information from other sources and combine it with information we collect through our Site. For example, if you create or log into your account by using your credentials (e.g., username and password) from a third-party social media site, we may have access to certain information from that social media site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media site. In addition, we may collect information about you when you post content to our pages or feeds on third-party social media sites.

Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

Provide, maintain and improve our Site;

Provide and deliver the services you request, and send you related information, including notifications and confirmations;

Facilitate your use of the Site and communications with other users of the Site;

Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;

Respond to your comments, questions and requests, and provide customer service;

Communicate with you about products, services, offers, surveys, contests, promotions, rewards and events offered by us and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;

Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Site;

Personalize and improve the Site, and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests;

Facilitate contests, sweepstakes and promotions, and process and deliver entries and rewards;

Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and

Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

Sharing of Information

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

With our parent company, Global Telecom Inc. or any successor parent company, and our current or future subsidiaries and affiliates for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy;

With other users at your direction or through functionality available through the Site;

When you participate in the interactive areas of our Site or interact with us on third-party social media sites, certain information that you provide may be displayed publicly, such as your name, comments and other information you choose to provide;

With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work or to perform services on our behalf;

In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;

If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Barangay.co or others;

In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company; and

With your consent or at your direction.

We also may share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

Social Sharing Features

The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook "Like" button), which let you share actions you take on our Site with other media. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may allow others to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and to provide analytics services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Site and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by Barangay.co and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our Site and on other websites and better understand your online activity. For more information about interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit the DAA Consumer Opt-Out.

Security

Barangay.co takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Transfer of Information to the U.S. and Other Countries

Barangay.co is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Site or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in and to the U.S. and other countries, where you may not have the same rights and protections as you do under local law.

Your Choices

Account Information

You may update, correct or delete information about you at any time by logging into your account and modifying your information or by emailing us at contactus@barangay.co. If you wish to deactivate your account, please contact us through the “Contact Us” form on the Site or email us at contactus@barangay.co. Please note, however, that some of the information that you provide through the Site may continue to be accessible (e.g., information you posted in any forums on the Site, reviews or testimonials you submitted) and that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We also may retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that, if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from Barangay.co by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing us at contactus@barangay.co. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: contactus@barangay.co.