Privacy Policy


Hello! It’s really important to us that you understand and feel comfortable with how we handle your information when you use our website  Louie Gayao MD ( This Privacy Policy is here to explain all of that in a straightforward way.

What Kind of Information Do We Collect?

  • Information You Provide: This includes the details you enter when you sign up or fill out forms on our site, like your:
    • Name
    • Email address
    • Contact number
    • Social media name
    • Age
    • Diagnosis
    • Diagnostic images
    • Pictures uploaded in our social media accounts that are publicly accessible
  • Information Collected Automatically: When you browse through our articles or interact with our site, we gather some information like:
    • Which pages you visit
    • How long you stay on them.
  • Website Analytics: We use Google Analytics to analyze the web traffic data for us. Only non-identifiable web traffic data are analyzed, including but not limited to:
    • Your IP address
    • Geolocation
    • Referring site or platform
    • Operating system
    • Web browser.
    • Date and Time of visit

Why We Collect Your Information

  • To improve our website and make it more useful and engaging for you.
  • To communicate with you, like sending newsletters or important notices (but we’ll only do this if you agree to it).
  • To determine the demographics of our audience to provide relevant content and  present them in a relatable way
  • To be able to discuss medical conditions and point out salient features.


  • If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
  • If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
  • When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. See our Cookie and Scripts Policy.


  • When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help in spam detection.
  • An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


  • If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Where your data is sent

  • Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
  • Data is stored with our hosting provider located in the United States.

Embedded content from other websites

  • Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
  • These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Protecting Your Information

  • We protect and respect your personal data privacy in compliance with the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012.
  • We use advanced security measures to keep your data safe and confidential.
  • We are committed to NOT SHARE your personal information with third parties.
  • We undertake measures to remove any identifying marks and provide anonymity to cases and materials we present.

Your Rights and Choices

  • You have the right to choose not to share certain information with us, but this may limit your ability to use some features of our website.
  • You can request to see the information we have about you, including data you have provided to us.
  • You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Updates to This Policy

  • We may need to update this policy from time to time. If we do, we’ll notify you through our website.

Questions or Feedback

  • If you have any questions or want to give us feedback about our privacy practices, please feel free to contact us via email at We value your input and are here to help.



Last Updated:

December 27, 2023