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Privacy Policy

Updated June 17, 2015

Welcome to  an online community website for Filipinos worldwide. This site is owned and operated by Al Wessam General Trading LLC, based in Dubai, UAE and was developed to create a global connection and forum for Filipinos (OFW’s) all over the world.

So what are the information do we collect?

You may view some content on this site without providing any personal information. For example, you may review blogs and discussions written by registered users of the site. However, you must register in order to post an article, submit items for discussion, write a blog, write comments about discussion entries and blog entries, post a message, or communicate with others via this community.

At the registration page, you are asked to provide certain personal information, including a functioning e-mail address at which we may contact you, First and last name and active valid number.

What we do with your Information

We use personal information that you provide to us in several ways.

First, we use it to confirm your Membership, to understand better who is visiting our Site, and to enable us to present content, including advertising, which might suit your interests. Second,when you confirm your registration, your profile becomes visible to users of the website and your profile may be found by users by using the Service’s search features. You can control how your profile and the data it contains are shared using the privacy settings available to you in the account section of the Site.

Third, we may share personal information with entities that are not part of on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contain individually identifiable personal information.

Fourth, we may share the articles written by you in any form as part of the marketing and advertising, and if that includes the author information, it may disclose your public information you have entered upon submitting an article, no personal information shall be disclosed.

Otherwise, we do not share, sell, or disclose personal information that is individually identifiable (including your e-mail address or your personal information) to any other company that we do not control without your prior consent, except as required by law.

Public Forums

This Site may make available topics and forums, blogs, and message boards. Please remember that any personal or other information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


You may access and change personal information on your profile at any time by accessing your password-protected registered user information.


We use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site and to help us administer the site. Some cookies reside on your computer persistently and help our website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. We also use “session cookies” which expire when you close your browser and do not retain any information about you after they expire. This information allows us to customize delivery of information. For example, our site may use cookies to save and remember registration information or preferences that you may have set while browsing the site, to ensure you don’t see the same ad content repeatedly, and to deliver content specific to your interests. We use cookies only to gather information as indicated in this policy.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at []

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.