Join us and be a member of PCS

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1. Who may join PCS?

Any individual professionally engaged in a computing or information technology-related occupation.

2. What are examples of professional engagement?

An individual professionally engaged in a computing or information technology-related occupation would be an individual who is employed:

  • by a company or agency or organization the core business of which may or may not be computing or information technology
  • such that his principal function on-the-job includes, but may not be limited to, one or more of the following:
  • the development, distribution, implementation, support and operation of telecommunication/computer hardware/software;
  • the provision of information services to end-user;
  • the research/teaching/dissemination of IT knowledge and skills;
  • the management of any of the above processes

3. What are the types of membership?

The Philippine Computer Society maintains only one kind of membership; i.e., individual membership. Acceptance into membership is based on the rules and regulations promulgated by the Membership Committee. Approval of membership is by the Board of Directors/Trustees of PCS.

4. What are the benefits of individual membership in PCS?

  • A certificate affirming the individual’s status as a PCS individual member
  • A membership ID recognizing the individual as a current member of PCS
  • Upon the request of and written authorization from a PCS member in good standing, PCS will confirm the member’s current membership to current/prospective employers/institutions of learning
  • Professional Development – half-day conferences are held by PCS and individual members may join these conferences at a subsidized rate
  • Leadership Development – chairmanship of committees is available to those who are willing to serve
  • Networking – meeting other PCS members expands the individual’s circle of influence
  • Discounts on fees to major conferences – further professional development with PCS-sponsored events and conferences
  • Meeting-for-the-month – individual members can attend membership meetings at a subsidized rate
  • Scholarship – opportunities to avail of scholarships offered by participating institutions

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PHILIPPINE COMPUTER SOCIETY (PCS)


PRIVACY STATEMENT
Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains what personal data PCS collects from you, through our interactions with you and through our products, and how we use that data.


Our Privacy Policy explains:


What information we collect and why we collect it;


How we use that information; and


The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.


PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
PCS collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences. You provide most of this data to us directly when you register for webinars and events, or interact with us. We get some of it by recording how you interact with our ads, for example, using technologies like cookies, and receiving error reports or usage data.


First Name and Last Name

Mobile Number

Email Address

Company

Position/Title

Voluntary data: Information you voluntarily provide to the site or when you contact us for any reason.


HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA


PCS uses the data we collect to operate our business and provide you with use of the products and services we and our business partners offer. This includes using data to improve the products and personalize your experiences. We may also use the data to communicate with you, for example, informing you about updates and product information we and our partners/customers have to offer.


SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION


PCS does not share Personal Data with any third parties without legal reasons, such as with your consent or to fulfill a contract. PCS stores and processes personal data in secure third-party applications for day-to-day business operations. All third-party applications used by PCS to store or process personal data are committed to National Privacy Commission (NPC) compliance. For more information, please contact us at secretariat@philippinecomputersociety.org. We will also share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of PCS if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:


Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request;

Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations;

Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and/or
Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of PCS, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.


HOW TO ACCESS & CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL DATA


We aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. You can view or edit your personal data upon requests. However, if you would like to delete your personal data or your account, you can do so by emailing at secretariat@philippinecomputersociety.org. You can also make choices about PCS collection and use of your data. You can always choose whether you wish to receive promotional email from PCS. You can also opt out from receiving interest-based advertising from PCS by contacting secretariat@philippinecomputersociety.org.


COOKIES & SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES


PCS uses cookies (small text files placed on your device) and similar technologies to provide our websites and online services and to help collect data. Cookies allow us, among other things, to:


Store your preferences and settings;

Provide interest-based advertising; and

Analyze how our websites and online services are performing.


We also use web technology to help deliver cookies and gather usage and performance data. Our websites may include web technology and cookies from third-party service providers. We have a variety of tools to control cookies and similar technologies, including browser controls to block and delete cookies and controls from some third-party analytics service providers to opt out of data collection through web technology and similar technologies. Your browser and other choices may impact your experiences with our products.


THIRD PARTY PRIVACY STATEMENTS


This Privacy Notice governs use of this registration site. However, if you register for (or attend) an event hosted by PCS, your participation may be governed by additional and/or different privacy policies, including privacy polices of our event sponsor. For this purpose, The Privacy Policy website of the sponsor will be indicated.


PCS will share to the sponsor the following personal information:


First Name and Last Name

Mobile Number

Email Address

Region


who may gather or receive and use your data pursuant to its own policy. Upon registering for an event, you should receive the privacy policies that are applicable to your participation in that event and be asked to agree to them. If you register for an event but do not receive event policy notices, or if you have questions about policies presented, please notify us at secretariat@philippinecomputersociety.org before proceeding.


For more information, you can contact us at secretariat@philippinecomputersociety.org

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