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SDI's Privacy Policy


Last Updated:  January 1, 2021

This Disclaimer contains important information regarding the RISE Iloilo City Mobile App (the “App”). The Smart Development Institute (“SDI”) ("us", "we", or "our"), operates the RISE Iloilo City Mobile App (the “App”).

SDI works to ensure the App contains correct and up-to-date information regarding community services and events. 

By downloading, accessing or using the App, you acknowledge that you have read and agree with this Disclaimer and you further acknowledge that your use of the App is entirely at your own risk.  The contents of the App, including without limitation, all data, information, text, graphics, links and other materials are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind.  SDI does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained on the App and for decisions taken by the user based solely on the information provided on the App.

No warranties, promises and/or representations of any kind, expresses or implied, are given as to the nature, standard, accuracy or otherwise of the information provided in this mobile app nor to the suitability or otherwise of the information to your circumstances.

SDI cannot and will not guarantee that the App is free from computer viruses or anything else that may have a destructive effect on user’s devices or cloud services. SDI will not accept responsibility for any technical failure of the Internet and/or this App; or any damage or injury to users or their equipment as a result of or relating to your use of the App.

SDI shall not be liable for any loss or damage of whatever nature (direct, indirect consequential, or other) whether arising in contact, tort or otherwise, which may arise as a result of your use of (or inability to use) the App, or from your use of (or failure to use) the information on this site. This App provides links to other websites and social media owned by third parties. The content of such third-party sites is not within SDI’s control, and SDI cannot and will not take responsibility for the information or content thereon. Links to such third party sites are not to be taken as an endorsement by SDI of the third party site, or any products and services that are promoted, offered or sold on the third party site, nor that such sites are free from computer viruses or anything else that has destructive properties. SDI cannot and does not take responsibility for the collection or use of personal data from any third-party site. In addition, SDI will not accept responsibility for the accuracy of third-party information and advertisements.

Last Updated:  January 1, 2021

The Smart Development Institute (“SDI”) ("us", "we", or "our"), operates the RISE Iloilo City Mobile App (the “App”). This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) informs you of SDI's policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the App.

SDI offers the App as an exclusive service provided to the residents of the community for the exclusive use of its residents, employees of SDI, and other parties authorized by SDI to service the community. SDI may collect and use your Personal Information to communicate with you regarding the App services that you may use.

By using the App, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Policy.


Information Collection and Use

In using our App, we may ask you to provide us Personal Information that can be used to service your needs and/or improve your use of the App, such as your name, email adress, location, etc. Users have the opportunity when using the App to grant or deny access to their contacts, calendar, device location, and access to photos, media, and files in their device. However, the Personal Information collected during such process will not be stored on SDI’s systems, and will be discarded after such Personal Information has been used exclusively to support users’ activities while using the App.

Log Data

Like many App operators, we collect information whenever you use the App (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our App that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze use of the App.

We may collect various usage information for statistical and analytical purposes such as number of users, analyze location of users, usage of each feature of the App such as how often a particular feature is being used. We will use these statistics for the continuous refinement and advancement of the mobile app features and content. We have no intention of sharing the information we collect with any third party.



Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web App and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many Apps, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser or device 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 App.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 1, 2021 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically and a menu option is provided to you as part of the App to review this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through an Alert and Notification message on the App.

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