Impact Pioneers Network

Privacy Policy

Impact Pioneers Network is an initiative by Villgro Philippines and xchange to catalyze local capital and support impact enterprises in the Philippines through investment, incubation, and technical assistance.

Impact Pioneers Network is committed to protecting your rights and privacy and will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully and in accordance with the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012 (R.A. 10173) and its implementing rules and regulations. Your privacy is important to Impact Pioneers Network (the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” throughout this document mean the Impact Pioneers Network). Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your information.

What information do we gather about you?

When you participate in or avail of any of our programs, activities and services, or when you interact with our employees, partners and authorized representatives, we collect your personal information. This may include:

  • Your name, image and personal particulars, including but not limited to contact details, address, birthdate and educational information

  • Social media accounts

  • Government ID details

  • Financial information

  • Employment details

  • Photos, video and voice recordings

When you access our website, we may provide information about us as well as information regarding our programs, activities and services. In the course of using our website and social media accounts, we may collect your IP address and browser type.

We may also collect, use and keep your comments made known to us via responses to surveys or any other communication with our employees, partners, and authorized representatives.

What do we use your information for?

We use the information collected to implement and provide programs, activities and services that you have availed of to:

  • Approve, facilitate and process applications and transactions;

  • Respond to queries, requests and complaints;

  • Conduct studies and researches for the purpose of developing and improving our programs, activities and services;

  • Reach out to you for fundraising for our programs, activities, and services;

  • Determine the effectiveness of our social marketing and initiatives;

  • Perform other such activities permitted by law.

How is this information collected?

Impact Pioneers Network collects, uses and/or processes all information by manual, physical and electronic or automated means.

How may we share your information?

We may share your information with our donors, partners, affiliates and third parties under an obligation of confidentiality.

We may transfer, store and/or process your data outside of the Philippines. In doing so, we will comply with the Data Privacy Act and its implementing rules and regulations.

We wish to assure you that we do not and will not sell your personal data to any third parties.

How do we protect your information?

We will maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information by employing manual, technological and procedural safeguards. We train our employees to properly handle your information. Whenever we enter into partnership agreements, we require our partners to align with our security standards.

How long do we keep your information?

Your personal information shall be retained for as long as the purpose for which it was collected remains in effect and until such time as it is no longer required nor necessary to keep information for any other legal and regulatory purposes. To protect its confidential information, Impact Pioneers Network will hold and dispose of personal data in an appropriate and secure manner.

Your rights

In respecting your rights to privacy, you may opt to tell us:

  • Not to send you marketing/fundraising materials;

  • Not to share your information with our partners and donors;

  • To disclose your complete information subject to restrictions in the Philippines by certain laws and regulations;

  • To update your information;

  • Any other issues and concerns that you may have

How to contact us

For any queries, clarifications or requests on our Privacy Policy, you may reach out to us at

Changes to this Policy and Practices

This Privacy Policy and Practices may be amended from time to time. Any such changes shall be posted on