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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PH to host 52nd APPA Forum in Cebu

November 22, 2019

The Philippines is set to host the 52nd Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Cebu with the National Privacy Commission (NPC) taking the lead. Privacy commissioners from the region and guest ASEAN representatives are expected to converge for the main event at the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa on 2-3 December 2019. During the […]


NPC sets up DPO COMPLex workshop for GOV’T

November 12, 2019

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is set to conduct the DPO COMPLex experiential compliance workshop for government Data Protection Officers (DPOs) on November 13 – 14 at the Luxent Hotel in Quezon City. This following a marked improvement in this year’s DPO registration figures for the sector. State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) saw the biggest […]


NPC issues guidelines to prevent data compromise this Undas 2019

October 31, 2019

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) advises Filipinos observing All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day to take preventive security measures to avoid compromising data on their device and data systems. For travelers, something as simple as avoiding the use of a public charging station will help keep their device and personal data safe. In the […]