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.

News & Events

NPC launches DPO ACE Program, sets benchmark for data privacy training in PH

December 12, 2018

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) today unveiled its DPO Accountability, Compliance, and Ethics (ACE) Program, aimed at establishing a skills benchmark for local privacy professionals, amid the spike in demand for high-quality data privacy trainings in the country. Around 50 practicing Data Protection Officers (DPOs) from leading government offices and top corporations attended the pilot […]


PH telcos, 3rd player told: compete on data privacy and protection to win customer trust

December 6, 2018

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is urging local telecommunications operators Globe, Smart, and the incoming third player, Mislatel consortium to compete for consumer trust in terms of better services and better data privacy protection. “This is what’s good about competition, it’s the customers who decide who to trust. So, why not let the telcos compete […]


NPC calls for data privacy compliance in the travel & tourism sector at DPO20

November 21, 2018

Travel and tourism services in the country are seeing a steady, vibrant growth in demand, owing to the strong business climate and increasing domestic spending. Thus, there is a need for industry players to safeguard their customers’ trust by ensuring that personal information remains secure against data theft. At the 20th Data Protection Officers Assembly […]