CMDF WEBSITE USER LEVEL SERVICE AGREEMENT (ULSA)
Thank you for visiting the official Website of the CONSTRUCTION MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (CMDF).
The “CMDF Website”, herein referred to as the “CMDF Web”, is owned and operated by the CMDF, Republic of the Philippines. It is provided as a service to the Filipino people and foreign entities that have existing business in the Philippines or are interested in trading and investing in the country, consumers, and the public in general. By using the whole CMDF Web or parts of it through accessing information, materials, and data contained within the CMDF Web, the user hereby agrees to accept the following terms and conditions contained in this ULSA.
In visiting the CMDF Web, the user agrees not to use it/any of its contents for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate any of the terms and conditions stated in this ULSA.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) POLICY
All materials contained in the CMDF Web, including but not limited to the site design, news articles, directories, photographic images, and the CMDF logo are protected by copyright laws. Unless otherwise specified, all contents in the CMDF Web are copyrighted property of CMDF/the government of the Republic of the Philippines.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING ACCURACY OF INFORMATION AND USAGE OF DATA
Visitors and users of the CMDF Web are advised that information contained within the CMDF Web is assumed to be accurate. However, errors can occur even with computer-generated information. CMDF makes no representation regarding the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and data, or that such information and data will be error-free. Visitors are encouraged to review the official version of all documents on which they plan to rely on.
The contents of this CMDF Web are provided for information purposes only. CMDF does not accept any liability to any person for the direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use or misuse of any information provided in this CMDF Web. The user shall have sole responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the CMDF Web’s contents.
If the information on CMDF’s official printed documents differs from the information contained on the CMDF Web, the information on CMDF’s official printed documents will take precedence.
The information posted on the CMDF Web may be quoted or reproduced in whole or in part provided that CMDF is duly informed/credited. Users are restricted from reselling, redistributing, or creating derivative works for commercial purposes without the expressed or written consent of CMDF.
Although the CMDF Web Team tries to ensure broken links do not exist, links to other Internet sites may have changed. If you encounter broken links, please report immediately to the website administrator for proper action.
LINKAGES WITH THE CMDF WEB
The CMDF Web contains hyperlinks to external websites not controlled, maintained, or regulated by CMDF. These links are provided for the user’s reference and convenience only. CMDF is not responsible for the contents of those websites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those Websites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such linked websites are entirely the user’s voluntary choice and responsibility.
These external websites and their references to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise, do not constitute or imply endorsement, association, recommendation, or favoring by the CMDF Web and the CMDF.
All the hyperlinked sites shown in the CMDF Web have passed through a predetermined screening process before being allowed to be posted in the CMDF Web. This process is defined in the CMDF Web Implementing Rules and Regulations supporting CMDF Department Order (DO) No. 47, Series of 2004.
In general, other websites may link to the CMDF Web with prior acknowledgment and approval from CMDF. CMDF must be explicitly identified and duly credited as the source of information displayed. Furthermore, the contents of the CMDF Web must be presented in the host site without any alterations. For details in creating linkages, contact the Website Administrator.
INTRUSION DETECTION AND SECURITY
For security purposes and constant availability of the CMDF Web in the Internet, CMDF uses special software programs for monitoring network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or cause damage to the CMDF Web. These programs collect no information that would directly identify individuals, but they do collect information that could help identify someone attempting to tamper with this Website.
If you use this system or CMDF Web, you should understand that all activities may be monitored and recorded. Anyone using this system or Site expressly consents to such monitoring. This serves as a WARNING that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence or information of criminal or suspicious activity, monitoring records may be provided to law enforcement officials without any prior oral or written notice to the suspected user.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, CMDF makes no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits. CMDF only uses raw monitoring data for logs to determine usage trends and diagnose system or CMDF Web problems.
ONLINE PAYMENTS AND TRANSACTIONS
In the advent of online payments and related transactions, CMDF shall safeguard the user’s personal information by using industry-standard data encryption technology designed to ensure the privacy of the user’s credit card information, name, address, e-mail, and other information provided to the CMDF Web. This is to provide the user with a secure online experience within the CMDF Web.
As a condition of the CMDF Web use, the user/anyone linking to it agrees to indemnify the CMDF against any and all liability, expenses — including attorney’s fees and court costs — and damages arising out of claims, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach of the terms and conditions stated in this ULSA.
This ULSA is governed by the laws of the Republic of the Philippines. The user/anyone linking to the CMDF Web consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. The user/s of the CMDF Web/anyone linking to it in jurisdictions of the courts outside of the Republic of the Philippines consent to the jurisdiction of the courts in the Republic of the Philippines. Republic Act (RA) No. 8792, otherwise known as The Philippine Electronic Commerce Act of 2000, shall fully apply.
QUESTIONS, SUGGESTIONS, COMMENTS
In the interest of improving the delivery of public service through the Web, CMDF reserves the right to update or modify the CMDF Web/its contents without prior notice.
Users are advised to forward to the website administrator any questions, suggestions, or comments about this ULSA, as well as any complaints or notification of any copyrighted or patented materials relating to this CMDF Web/anyone linking to it.