Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use agreement of Manila Bookkeepers (referred to as the “Company” throughout the document). For the purposes of this agreement, “Site” refers to the Company’s website, which can be accessed at https://www.dvphilippines.com. The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company. “You” refers to you, as a user of our Site.

The following Terms of Use apply when you access our Site through www.robookkeeper.com. Please review the following terms carefully. By accessing or using the Site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use in their entirety, you may not access the Site.

Privacy Policy

In compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 of the Philippines, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Union and European Economic Area, and the California Consumer Privacy Act, you signify your agreement to the Privacy Policy as well as the Terms of Use. Below, we explain in detail how we collect, use, and disclose information that pertains to your privacy.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog or website?

We collect both personally identifiable information (PII) and aggregate information.

PII relates to an individual User (e.g., name, address, telephone number, email address). We only collect PII from users who provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly, either by providing pertinent information (e.g., name and email) or by requesting follow-up contacts from us.

Aggregate information relates to such things as how many Users visit the site, which pages they access, what information they download, the type of web browser and operating system you use, the name of your Internet Service Provider, and so on. When you visit our site, we automatically collect this information and combine it with similar information collected about all other visitors. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our website to our visitors.

How do we collect and use your information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, use the live chat widget, surf our website, respond to a survey or marketing communication, or enter information on our site.

We use the information we collected in the following ways:

  • To administer a promotion, survey, or other site feature.
  • To send periodic emails regarding our services or topics that may be of interest to you.
  • To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email, or phone inquiries)

To protect your information, we are using an SSL certificate to ensure the security of your visit to our website.

Is providing your data mandatory?

You may access most of our website content without the need for any registration, allowing you to browse through our site without telling us who you are. However, we may have to ask for your personal data to access some services. If you choose not to provide us with the personal data that we require in such cases, you may be unable to access some pages on our website and we might not be able to respond to your request for information.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. In particular, we use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

  • Understand and save users’ preferences for future visits.
  • Collect anonymous tracking data to analyze website traffic.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

Third-Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII. However, we work with third-party service providers who provide contact management, application development, and web hosting for us. Below is a list of the third-party providers linked to their respective Privacy Policy pages:

These third parties may have access to, or process PII as part of providing those services for us. We limit the information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and our contracts with them require them to maintain the confidentiality of such information.

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.


In accordance with California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) and the Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we agree to the following:

  • Users can visit our site anonymously.
  • Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.
  • Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.
  • You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes via email.
  • We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

What do we do in case of a data breach?

We will notify you via email within three business days.

What are your rights?

You are afforded rights in relation to your PII under the Data Privacy Act of 2012, including the right to access, correction, and objection to the processing, including the right to lodge a complaint with the National Privacy Commission of the Philippines.

You have a right to request access to your PII, as well as make changes to your information. Contact us at [email protected] for further assistance.


Access from Outside the US

Please be aware that the data we collected may be transferred to, stored in, and processed in the United States (where our and our suppliers’ servers and databases are located and operated). By using this website, you consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of collected information in and to the United States. Note that the data privacy laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your country of residence; however, our collection, storage, and use of your personal data will at all times continue to be governed by this Privacy Policy.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence. You may also email us at [email protected]


Terms of Use

Online Content Disclaimer

Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Site, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Site nor do we adopt nor endorse, nor are we responsible for, the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by other parties.

The Company shall have the right to remove any material that in its sole opinion violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this agreement or which might be offensive, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users or others.  Unauthorized use of materials and content in this Site may result to copyright infringement. If you become aware of a misuse or violation of these Terms of Use, please contact us at [email protected].


Registration and Contact Information

If you are a user who fills up a form in the Site, our system will automatically create a profile of you which includes the details you have shared through our form. Submitting a form will provide you access to some of our contents and to receive messages from the Company. You agree to notify us immediately in case you want to be removed in our system by sending an email to [email protected].

You may also opt out of receiving messages from the Company by unsubscribing through the links provided below the messages and/or sending an email to [email protected]. Note that the collected information is stored in third-party applications and software for data management and processing. The Company will only use your information to administer a promotion, survey, or other site feature; to send periodic emails regarding our services or topics that may be of interest to you, and; to follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email, or phone inquiries).


Links to Other Sites and/or Materials

As part of the Site, we may provide you with convenient links to third-party website(s) (“Third-Party Sites”) as well as content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the “Third-Party Applications, Software or Content”).

These links are provided as a courtesy to Site visitors. We have no control over Third Party Sites or Third-Party Applications, Software or Content or the promotions, materials, information, goods or services available on these Third-Party Sites or Third-Party Applications, Software or Content. Such Third-Party Sites and Third-Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third-Party Sites or the Third-Party Applications, Software or Content.

The inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third-Party Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content does not imply our approval or endorsement. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third-Party Sites or to use or install any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies, including these Terms of Use, no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from the Third-Party Site.


Intellectual Property

You acknowledge and agree that we and our licensors retain ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind related to the Site, including applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights. Other product and company names that are mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners. We reserve all rights that are not expressly granted to you under these Terms of Use.


Site Notice

Communications made through the Site’s email and messaging system will not constitute legal notice to the Site, or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives in any situation where legal notice is required by contract or any law or regulation.


User Consent to Receive Communication in Electronic Form

For contractual purposes, you: (a) consent to receive communications from us in an electronic form via the email address you have submitted; and (b) agree that all Terms of Use, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.

We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including information about the Site and special offers. You may opt-out of such email by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the message or by sending an email to [email protected]

Opting out may prevent you from receiving messages regarding the Site or special offers.


Limitation of Damages

Release to the extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the site, its affiliates, directors, or employees, or its licensors or partners, be liable to you for any loss of profits, use,  or data, or for any incidental, indirect, special, consequential or exemplary damages, however arising, that result from (a) the use, disclosure, or display of your details; (b) your use or inability to use the site; (c) following the information posted in the Site for as the basis of your activities, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, and whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose. Some jurisdictions limit or do not permit disclaimers of liability, so this provision may not apply to you.


Modifications of Terms of Use

We can amend these Terms of Use at any time and will update these Terms of Use in the event of any such amendments. It is your sole responsibility to check the Site from time to time to view any such changes in this agreement. Your continued use of the Site signifies your agreement to our revisions to these Terms of Use.

We will endeavor to notify you of material changes to the Terms by posting a notice on our homepage and/or sending an email to the email address you provided to us using any forms found on the Site. For this additional reason, you should keep your contact and profile information current. Any changes to these Terms (other than as set forth in this paragraph) or waiver of our rights hereunder shall not be valid or effective except in a written agreement bearing the physical signature of one of our officers. No purported waiver or modification of this agreement on our part via telephonic or email communications shall be valid.

General Terms

If any part of this Terms of Use agreement is held or found to be invalid or unenforceable, that portion of the agreement will be construed to be consistent with applicable law while the remaining portions of the agreement will remain in full force and effect. Any failure on our part to enforce any provision of this agreement will not be considered a waiver of our right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this agreement survive any transfer or termination of this agreement.

You agree that any cause of action related to or arising out of your relationship with the Company must commence within ONE year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by the Republic of the Philippines, without regard to conflict of law provisions.

We may assign or delegate these Terms of Service and/or our Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under the Terms of Service or Privacy Policy without our prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment or delegation by you is void.

You acknowledge that you have read these Terms of Use, understand the terms of use, and will be bound by these terms and conditions. You further acknowledge that these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy represent the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between us and that it supersedes any proposal or prior agreement or written, and any other communications between us relating to the subject matter of this agreement.