|Approved on August 26, 2012|
I. General Scope
This policy covers all personal information gathered by Wikimedia Philippines from its members and participants of its projects and activities.
II. Use and Maintenance
As a general principle, the access to personal information should be limited only to persons with a valid reason or a legitimate need to know, and for the regulatory compliance of the Organization.
III. Release: Policy on Release of Data
It is the policy of Wikimedia Philippines that personal information obtained from its members and participants of its projects and activities may be released by the Organization, in any of the following situations:
- In response to a valid subpoena or other compulsory request from law enforcement, or a competent court or its equivalent.
- With permission of the affected member.
- When necessary for investigation of abuse complaints.
- Where it is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Wikimedia Philippines, its members or the public.
Except as described above, Wikimedia Philippines policy does not permit distribution of personal information under any circumstances.