About Us

"We are committed to provide the public and private sectors in Region VIII with science and technology products and services in:

  • technology transfer and commercialization;
  • information and promotion; and
  • human resource development

with the highest standards of quality and reliability within our capabilities and resources according to customer and all applicable regulatory and statutory requirements, to address risks and opportunities, and to continually improve the effectiveness of our Quality Management System at all times in order to meet customer satisfaction."




General Privacy Statement
The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office VIII (DOST VIII) respects and protects the privacy of our data subjects (employees, clients, providers and other stakeholders) and ensure that all personal information collected are processed lawfully, fairly, and appropriately in accordance with the confidentiality practices and applicable laws on data privacy.

When accessing our services through website and in-office whereby we collect your personal information through any format, including but not limited to online forms, you consent us to the collecting, processing, storing and use of your personal information, in accordance with this privacy policy. If you do not allow the collection, use, and processing of your personal information, kindly refrain from using our website, and/or contact us for any privacy-related concerns.

Collection and Use of Personal information
We collect personal information to enable us to deliver our services. We may collect, use, and process your personal information through various sources depending on how you interact with us (online and/or offline forms, over the phone, email, etc.). 

Information you provide to us
Your personal information refers to any information, whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual. This may include your name, email address, telephone number, postal address, demographic information such as age, sex, income level, and /or any personal references needed to provide access to our service.

How we Use the Information we collect
We use the data collected to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and particularly, for the following reasons:

  • To verify your identity when you log-in, and to respond to your queries, requests and complaints;
  • To use the collected data to process information necessary with your transactions;
  • To collect the information to conduct research and analysis to improve our customer service;
  • To disclose information when the law requires us to do so in compliance with legal, regulatory, and contractual obligations;
  • To use the information to perform such other processing or disclosure that may be required by the DOST.