About The Filipino Times

The Filipino Times is the largest digital news portal for Filipino in the Middle East and the biggest free newspaper in the United Arab Emirates. Managed and published by New Perspective Media, we serve the general public, particularly the overseas Filipino community not only UAE and GCC but also includes key cities around the world with significant number of Filipinos. Our stories, services, and platforms cater to you, our readers, together with our partners, and advertisers across our print, digital and social media platforms.

Privacy Statement

The Filipino Times puts the safety and privacy of the readers across all of our platforms as its top priority. Readers are assured of transparency whenever we collect and use information to help optimize your experience together with our digital platforms.

This Privacy Policy aims to assist you to understand the information that The Filipino Times, its affiliates, and its wide connection of global engagement platforms (“The Filipino Times”, “us”, “our”, “we”) that we collect, along with the reasons why we collect it, and what we do with your information. This policy applies to The Filipino Times pool of platforms including (but not limited to) websites, social media, advertising services, products, apps, technologies (henceforth referred to as “services”.)

Personal Information

The Filipino Times collects personal information through user preferences to engage each user with stories related to their preferences and most-read items in the website. In line with this, The Filipino Times furthers the relationship between the reader and the website by providing suggested products and/or services through The Filipino Times’ pool of affiliates.

From time to time, The Filipino Times also conducts surveys for our readers in our aim to continuously optimize your reader experience to help improve the stories you read, and the services you use. The Filipino Times does not sell, rent, or lease the list of visitors from our website to third-party companies.

In compliance with UAE’s privacy laws, when personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocols.

The Filipino Times keeps track of the pages in our website that readers engage with the most to monitor which stories reflect the sentiment of the general public during a specific point in time. Data collected from the engagement in our stories help gauge readers’ interest, thereby aiding us to deliver more content related to the subject to help readers to fully understand the story.

Cookie Policy

The Filipino Times uses “cookies” to optimize your reading experience. Unique cookies are assigned to each reader, placed on the hard disk by a web page server in the form of a text file. These cookies can only be used by the same domain that issued the cookie to your hard disk.

Cookies make it easier for users to re-visit The Filipino Times website bringing faster loading speeds and more engaging suggested stories.

The Filipino Times also works with partners to serve advertisements on the website. The advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie to the reader’s browser depending on the stories they engage with.

Readers have to option to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically store cookies for each website visited but have the option to modify this through their preferred web browser. Readers who choose to decline cookies may miss out on several features of The Filipino Times especially on reader engagement and fulfillment.

Changes on Privacy Policy

The Filipino Times may update this Privacy Policy depending on customer engagement and company arrangements as required. The Filipino Times encourages all readers to review these policies from time to time to be more informed as to how we continuously protect your information and privacy as you use our services.

Contact Details

The Filipino Times is open to suggestions, comments, regarding our Privacy Policy through the following channels:

 

Address:

Office 904, Grosvenor Business Tower

TECOM, Barsha Heights, Dubai, U.A.E.

P.O Box 183269  

Email: [email protected]