This is the official website of the 18th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics of the Asia Pacific Pediatrics Asscociation (APPA), and the Philippine Pediatrics Society (PPS). The event will be held from 14 to 17 November 2024. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law, particularly, Republic Act 10173 of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations.

By registering on our website, you accept this Data Privacy Policy. Please note that this may be modified from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this website.

1. Our Information

This website is owned by the Asia Pacific Pediatrics Association, and the Philippine Pediatrics Society. It is developed and managed by Net-Head Infotech Inc., a corporation duly organized and existing under Philippine laws.

2. General Privacy Notice

This Data Privacy Policy explains how this site processes personal data and for which purposes.

We process your data in order to provide you with the agreed services.

• When you register and log in. These personal data are your – e-mail, complete name, Professional Regulation Commission Number and Expiration Date, profession or expertise, and location or country;

• To attend and participate in our exhibits, live webinars, or watch recorded lectures;

• And for other activities which you have consented to include the use of your data for future events, webinars, e-mailers, and other marketing campaigns using the personal information supplied on this website.

2. Log data

a. Log data, tracking, and technical cookies

When using this website, certain data are tracked and stored. These are timestamps when you log in or log out, and when you click on any interactive feature, the number of times you have clicked on our inside pages.

Google Analytics

We also use cookies from Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics tracks and reports website traffic. It is used to analyze all traffic and usage patterns such as session duration, pages per session, bounce rate, etc. You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting and using information (cookies and IP address) by disabling Google Analytics tracking.

b. External Services

Vimeo and YouTube

Polls via Vimeo Chat

Facebook Live and/or Messenger

Font Awesome


Google Meet


We use Font Awesome for the letters or font styles used in this website. Font Awesome may process and store your personal data including your IP address. Its privacy policy may be found at

Vimeo and YouTube are third-party, web-based, video-sharing services that we use to enhance your experience in the use of our website. We also conduct surveys or polls through Vimeo Chat. The privacy policies of Vimeo and YouTube may be found at and, respectively. The latter also applies to other Google-owned applications like Google Meet.

When you click on the "Chat with Us" button in our website, it may redirect you to messaging applications like Viber, Facebook Messenger, Google Meet, or Zoom Link. These are all third-party messaging applications and we have no control over how they collect, store, and use your personal data. Their privacy policies may be found here:,,,

3. Data Transfer or Sharing to Third Parties

a. Service providers

We engage service providers to process your personal data for the purposes described in this data protection information. These service providers process the data only on behalf and under the control and supervision of the APPA and the PPS, in accordance with their instructions and under their control in accordance with this data privacy declaration.

b. Clients and Subscribers

We share your data with sponsors in order for them to inform you of their future services and efforts that might benefit you, or you might be interested in, and to gauge the performance of their projects with us. Further, we analyze the general demographics of visitors and webinar participants like you to measure the efficiency of our services. These are all covered by Data Sharing Agreements in compliance with Circular No. 2020-03 of the National Privacy Commission.

c. Government

We may disclose your information to law enforcement, governmental agencies, or authorized third parties, in response to a verified request relating to terror acts, criminal investigations or alleged illegal activity, or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other user of this website to legal liability.

4. Deletion

We will retain your personal and sensitive personal information for a period of one (1) year or until you revoke your consent or object to data processing in writing, or delete your user accounts.

Personal data shall be disposed of or discarded in a secure manner that would prevent further processing, unauthorized access, or disclosure to any other party or the public, or prejudice your interests.

5. Accuracy of Personal Data

You warrant that the Personal Data provided to our website are accurate and complete. We shall put in place adequate measure to ensure that these data in our possession or control remain or is otherwise accurate and complete.

6. Your Rights

You can request information on which personal data we store. If you have provided personal data based on a contract or consent, you have the right to receive this data in a common and machine-readable format.

You may also request the deletion, correction, or limitation of the processing of your data. Where you provided consent for the use of your personal data, you can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect.

7. Contact

If you have any questions about our use of personal data, this Data Privacy Policy, or would like to exercise your rights, you can contact us at

3/F Secretariat, PPS Bldg. 52 Kalayaan Avenue
Brgy. Malaya, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Tel. No: (+632) 8926-6758