What is Data Privacy?

The right of an individual not to have private information about himself disclosed, and to live freely from surveillance and intrusion.

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Press Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro on the industry-wide Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct by FinTech Alliance

September 16, 2019

The National Privacy Commission is steadfast in protecting Filipino citizens in this rapidly-developing field of financial technology. We are very much committed to our primary goal: “to ensure balance of free flow of information while protecting the privacy of all data subjects”. Our Commission recognizes that one important component of successful digital governance is making […]


PH, Singapore sign MoU on Personal Data Protection

September 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and Singapore agreed to share best practices in personal data protection and develop compatible mechanisms to facilitate trusted cross border data flows including mutual recognition of comparable protection afforded by their respective laws to safeguard both Philippines and Singapore citizens. Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Singapore President Halimah Yacob […]


Press Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro RE: Fact-finding reports on 3 major online lenders

September 6, 2019

The National Privacy Commission received this year multiple complaints against online lending companies. We received a total of 921 complaints reporting essentially the same facts: Use of contact list or phone directory without consent or authority; Disclosure of unwarranted or false information to other persons; Use of personal information for harassment and threatening communications; and […]