As defined in the policy, token gifts, or gifts valued equal to or below Php4000, such as small corporate, promotional gifts, for example pens marked with the company logo and similar items, may be accepted and kept by the recipient, however, all of these must be disclosed.

Gifts offered in recognition of a personnel’s participation as speaker, facilitator, or reactor in a conference or seminar organized by Third Parties may also be accepted and kept by the recipient so long as similar gifts have been given also to other speakers, facilitators, or reactors in the same event.

An employee may also choose to refuse all gifts, even if these are within the acceptable thresholds.