Terms of Use

Please read the following rules (‘Terms’) that govern your use of our website. These rules constitute a binding legal agreement between you and the Iglesia Ni Cristo (‘INC’), the operator of this website.

By using this website, you (the ‘user’) are taken to have understood and accepted the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy below, and have agreed to be bound by it.

For the purposes of this Agreement, ‘Website Material’ refers to any content that has been uploaded to, provided as part of, or otherwise visible in the website. These include, but are not limited to, videos, photographs, audio recordings, literary works, comments and testimonials, news articles, details of Worship Services, program scheduling, program names, press releases, contact information, logos, designs, word marks, service marks, and other materials that are visible on the website.
In the absence of written and express permission from INC, you are prohibited from:
Reproducing and publishing any Website material in other media, including, but not limited to, online, satellite, digital, analogue, cable, terrestrial, and in other media now known or developed in the future.
Selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
Publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
Using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;
Using this Website in any way that impacts others users’ access to this Website;
Using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
Engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;
Using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing;
Certain areas of this Website are restricted from user access. Furthermore, INC may, without notice to you, further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website.
In no event shall INC or any of its affiliates, officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in connection with your use of this Website. This indemnity extends, without limitation, to liability under contract, tort, privacy, Intellectual Property Infringement, media law, data privacy law, and other personal and property rights.
INC, including its affiliates, licensees, officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
The user shall fully indemnify INC from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to the breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
INC owns all intellectual property rights to all Website materials.
The user is granted a limited license to view the materials in the Website. This license is subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, and to all prevailing laws and regulations
This Website is provided on an “as is” basis. INC makes no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained in it.
Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.
Children’s use of the website. If you, the user, is under 18 years of age, you warrant and assure INC that you are visiting the website under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian.
Additionally, both the user and their parent/guardian accept that it would be beneficial for and in the best interest of the minor to view the materials in this website. Despite any obligations attached thereto, including the disclosure of personal information, the minor’s participation in the aforementioned activities, taken as a whole, is manifestly to his advantage.
Any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the Philippines, and shall be brought before the proper courts of Quezon City, Philippines, to the exclusion of other courts.
INC may, in its sole discretion, change or modify these Terms and Privacy Policy, with or without notice. These changes shall be made effective upon all users when the modified Agreement is posted on the website.
It is your responsibility as the user to read this document from time to time to ensure that your use of the Service remains compliant with this Agreement.
Privacy Policy

Iglesia Ni Cristo (‘INC’) is the data controller and processor for all information collected as part of your use of the website (the ‘Service’). This page informs you (the ‘user’) of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service. We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the website, you voluntarily consent to and agree with the collection and use of your information in accordance with this policy.

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Personal information. While using our website, you may be disclosing to INC certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
Email address
First name and last name
Phone number
Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
Cookies and Usage Data
We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Collection of Personal Information. INC collects your personal information through the website in various ways:
When you provide us with these information, for example, when signing up in our mailing list; or
Through a variety of built-in technologies, such tracking and cookies data, application program interfaces, or use of a third-party application in our website.
We will only hold your personal information while it is necessary for the provision of our services to you, or that we have a valid reason to keep it for a maximum of three years. Valid reasons may include that we must keep it to avoid breaking the law.
We may share your data with other organisations that provide services on our behalf to operate the website. Examples of when we may share your data with service providers include sharing with:
Internet and cloud hosting services providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cloudflare, Bunny CDN, and other content-delivery networks, to help accommodate the traffic on the website without compromising the bandwidth;
Third-party webpage components and assets, such as Google Fonts, in order to style and design the website;
Social Media Platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, in order to make it easier to view and share the contents of the website;
Third-party analytic services, such as Google Analytics, which sends your session statistics, IP address, geolocation, and browser and device information, in order to optimize your experience of the website.
YouTube, given that we use their unbranded embedded player to provide video content on our websites and apps. The embedded player relies on the YouTube API, which is a type of software that allows data to be communicated between our website and apps and the YouTube player.
Definition of ‘Cookies’. Cookies are small text files which a website may place on your computer or device when you visit a site. The cookie will help the website to recognize your device the next time you visit. Web beacons, pixels or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
The majority of websites use cookies to collect and retain personal information about their visitors. Most cookies collect general information, such as how visitors arrive at and use our Sites, the device they are using, their internet protocol address (IP address), what pages they are viewing and their approximate location.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
Examples of Cookies we use. We use, without limitation, the following types of cookies:
Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings. For example, we use technology on our Sites, which records user movements, including page scrolling, clicks and text entered. This helps us to identify usability issues and improve the assistance we can provide to users and is also used for aggregated and statistical reporting purposes.
Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Third party cookies. These are cookies created by domains other than this website. For example, social-media plugins that enable you to log in and share website materials on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the like will place cookies on your device.
We only process personal information where we have a lawful basis for doing so. This includes, but is not limited to, the following
User consent. This is where you have given us explicit permission to process personal information for a given purpose. For example, if you sign up to our mailing list, we would ask for your consent to use your personal information (such as contact details) to send you the materials in our website.
Legitimate organizational purposes. This is where we have a legitimate interest, an organization, to process personal information. For example, where we are aware of copyright infringements on our Site, it is in our legitimate interests to identify those responsible. We take due care to balance our interests against your right to privacy.
Legal obligation. This is where we have to process personal information in order to comply with the law. For example, we process and retain customer access information to comply with data privacy regulations.
Purpose of Collection. We use the collected data for various purposes:
To provide additional contact information in order to provide more information with regards to INC and its affiliates;
To provide and maintain the Service;
To notify you about changes to our Service;
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so;
To provide customer care and support;
To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service;
To monitor the usage of the Service;
To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
Third-party cookies. We also use third party cookies for the following reasons:
To help us monitor traffic on our Sites (like many companies, we use Google Analytics to do this);
To identify fraudulent or non-human traffic;
To assist with market research;
To improve Site functionality;
To monitor compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy;
We also use third party submission of “cookies-like” and robotic crawl data to optimize search results in Google. Bing, and other search engine companies.
All personal data collected as part of your use of our website are controlled and processed by INC in its offices in the Philippines, located at 1 Central Ave, Quezon City, Philippines 1107.
Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer, acknowledging the presence of risks given the absence of any Standard Contractual Clauses, adequacy decisions. and similar privacy provisions.
INC will take all steps it considers reasonable to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
Locale Representative. For the purposes of the GDPR, INC’s locale representative in the EU is:
Legal Requirements. We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
To comply with a legal obligation;
To protect and defend our rights or property;
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service;
To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public; and
To protect against legal liability.
Security Of Data Disclosed. The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Service Providers. We may also employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform website-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Our Website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
INC has no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
When visiting the website, you warrant and assure INC that you are over the age of consent. If you are under the age of consent, you warrant and assure INC that any personal information you provide has been provided under the consent and supervision of a parent/guardian.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of consent without parental supervision. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data without your consent, please contact us.
Under data protection laws, you have rights as an individual in relation to the personal data we hold about you. These rights include:
The right to access the personal data that we process about you;
The right to access the personal data that we process about you;
The right to request the deletion of your personal data;
The right to request the rectification of your personal data – you can manage some of this information in your account.
You can exercise these rights by contacting us through the inquiries page on our website.