Data Privacy
Province of Bohol
Municipality of San Miguel

Privacy Notice

I. Statement of Policy

The LGU San Miguel, Bohol is hereby committed to respect and protect the personal information of its constituents and general public by adhering to Republic Act 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and other related laws.

This Privacy Notice of the LGU San Miguel, Bohol is applicable to all personal information that we collect and process on all LGU San Miguel forms, website and online services.  Personal information refers to any information, whether recorded in a material form or not, from which your identity can be reasonably and directly identified.  Sensitive personal information includes the individual’s race, ethnic origin, marital status, age, color, religious, philosophical or political affiliations, health, education genetic or sexual life of a person, or to any proceeding for any offense committed or alleged to have been committed by such person, the disposal of such proceedings, or the sentence of any court in such proceedings and those  issued by government agencies peculiar to an individual which includes, but not limited to, social security numbers, previous or current health records, licenses or its denials, suspension or revocation, and tax returns.

II. Data Collection and Use

LGU San Miguel collects and processes personal and sensitive data information for a legitimate and valid purpose in the exercise of our mandate and function as a local government unit pursuant to Republic Act 7160 and other existing laws. It shall be solely used for documentation, analysis, processing and guide to policy direction for effective and efficient delivery of public services.  It may include, among others, the following categories of information:

  1. Name
  2. Birthdate
  3. Home Address
  4. Contact Number/s
  5. Email Address
  6. Government identification number(s)
  7. Educational background
  8. Health status
  9. Other relevant information needed for the transaction with LGU

III.  Data Sharing

LGU San Miguel respects your privacy and keep your information confidential unless we are lawfully required or allowed to disclose it under existing laws, or when you give consent to such disclosure.  There are instances when LGU may share the personal data to other government instrumentalities or to a third party under a Data Sharing Agreement for public interests and emergencies.

IV. Security Measures of Information

LGU San Miguel guarantees the implementation of proper organizational, physical and technical security measures to protect the personal information against any accidental or unlawful destruction, alteration or disclosure, and other unlawful processing of information.

Only authorized personnel of LGU San Miguel have access to the personal information, and we have created and maintained a secure environment for the protection of your personal information and records.  LGU San Miguel also accounts for foreseeable vulnerabilities in the collection, processing, storage and retention of information and thus, assures monitoring of the compliance with its security policies, and shall take preventive measures to avoid a breach of rights of the data subjects.

LGU uses reasonable measures to safeguard sensitive identifiable information that are appropriate to the type of information maintained and adheres to existing laws and regulations regarding safeguard of such information under our control. 

However, due to the public nature of the internet, we advise that you take utmost caution in disclosing personal information online considering that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage will guarantee full security.

V. Website Analytics 

During your visit to our website,, your browser may send us personal information which we collect as part of our procedure.  This Log Data may include, such as Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, location, time and date of the visit and other statistics. This information is used in aggregate form for security and analytics purposes. 

VI. Link to Other Websites 

LGU San Miguel website may contain links to and from websites of government departments and other organizations, and that this privacy policy applies only to  Website of other agencies/organizations listed in this site may have privacy and user policies that deviate from ours. We encourage you to likewise take the time to read their site policies and familiarize yourself with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and its IRR.

By using this website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy.  We may be also updating this policy from time to time.

VII.  Data Retention and Disposal

Data collected shall be keep as long as it is necessary and any disposal of the same shall be in accordance with existing laws, rules and regulations, in a secure manner that would prevent further processing, unauthorized access, or disclosure to any other party or the public, or prejudice the interests of the data subjects.

VIII. Rights of Data Subjects

Pursuant to the Data Privacy Act of 2012, its IRR and other related laws, LGU San Miguel is obliged and duty bound to protect and respect your privacy rights, including the right to be informed, right to access, right to correct, right to erasure or blocking, right to damages, right to file a complaint, right to rectify and right to data portability.

IX. Contact Us

Should you have comment, suggestion and feedback on our Privacy Policy, please contact our via email at