Personal Information

The St. John’s Institute (SJI or Hua Ming) would like to keep you updated with its events and services through e-newsletters, event marketing or promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest to you. Remember that you may opt out at any time.

We collect the following personal/educational information from you when you manually or electronically submit to us an application form:

  • Full Name
  • Home Address
  • Email Address
  • Employment Information
  • Face/Photo, Signature
  • Contact Numbers


The collected personal/educational information is utilized solely for documentation and processing purposes within the SJI and is not shared with any outside parties. They enable SJI to address complaints, forward them to appropriate internal units for action and response, and provide clients or complainants with appropriate updates and advisories in a legitimate format and in an orderly and timely manner.

Website Analytics

The SJI uses Google Analytics to analyze the web traffic data for us. This service does not use cookies. Data generated is not shared with any other party. Only non-identifiable web traffic data are analyzed, including:

  • Your IP address
  • The search terms you used
  • The pages and internal links accessed on our site
  • The date and time you visited the site
  • Geolocation
  • The referring site or platform (if any) through which you clicked through to this site
  • Your operating system
  • Web browser type

Protection Measures

Only authorized SJI personnel has access to these personal information, the exchange of which will be facilitated through email and hard copy. They will be stored in a database for two years (after complaints, inquiries, requests are acted upon) after which physical records shall be disposed of through shredding, while digital files shall be anonymized.

Access and Correction

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, as well as to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. To do so, please contact [email protected]

Feedback on our Privacy Notice

If you have suggestions with regards to our privacy notice, you may reach us through [email protected]