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





Notice of Public Hearing

November 14, 2022

Concerned organizations, stakeholders, and other interested parties are invited to submit their valuable inputs regarding the draft new registration circular to be adopted by the National Privacy Commission. Please see attached NPC Circular for reference. Click here Please see attached Regulatory Impact Statement. Click here This Circular aims to replace NPC Circular 17-01, which, together […]

READ MORE



Announcement regarding the submission of Personal Data Breach Notifications (PDBN) and Annual Security Incident Reports (ASIR)

October 14, 2022

All Personal Data Breach Notifications (PDBN) and Annual Security Incident Reports (ASIR) shall be submitted through the Data Breach Notification Management System (DBNMS) online platform (https//dbnms.privacy.gov.ph). Submissions through email, personal filing, ordinary mail, licensed courier service, and any other mode of physical submission shall NOT be considered as valid. The deadline for the submission of […]

READ MORE



Press Statement of NPC on the SIM Card Registration Bill

October 10, 2022

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) supports the intention of the SIM Card Registration Bill to prevent the proliferation of various and evolving electronic communicationaided criminal activities. The NPC is fully aware that implementing a SIM card registration system will entail a massive collection of personal data. Hence, there is a strong need to develop a […]

READ MORE



Announcement


NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Concerned organizations, stakeholders, and other interested parties are invited to submit their comments/suggestions/opinions and other valuable inputs regarding the draft Circular on Fees and Charges to be adopted by the National Privacy Commission.

Please see attached Draft NPC Circular for your reference. Click here

These guidelines shall fix and prescribe the fees and charges to be imposed by the Commission for its services.

Please send your comments/suggestions/opinions and other valuable inputs to [email protected] / [email protected] ph not later than 16 December 2022

The Commission will conduct an online public hearing on 06 December 2022 from 1:00 to 3: 00 p.m. Interested participants who wish to join may send an email to the addresses provided above on or before 05 December 2022.

Thank you.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Concerned organizations, stakeholders, and other interested parties are invited to submit their valuable inputs regarding the draft new registration circular to be adopted by the National Privacy Commission.

Please see attached NPC Circular for reference. Click here

Please see attached Regulatory Impact Statement. Click here

This Circular aims to replace NPC Circular 17-01, which, together with the new NPC Registration System (NPCRS), shall make it easy for personal information controllers, personal information processors, and individual professionals comply with the registration requirement of the Data Privacy Act of 2012.

Please send your valuable inputs to [email protected] not later than 19 November 2022.

The Commission will conduct a second virtual public hearing on 21 November 2022 from 2:00-3:00 PM. Interested participants who wish to join may send an email to the address provided above on or before 18 November 2021

Thank you.


ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRINTED EPHILID AS VALID PROOF OF IDENTITY AND AGE IN ALL SERVICES OF THE NATIONAL PRIVACY COMMISSION

The National Privacy Commission accepts the various formats of the PhilSys digital ID, including the printed ePhilID, as a valid and sufficient proof of identity and age subject to authentication through the PhilSys Check. Please refer to the Philippine Statistics Authority Public Advisory dated 30 September 2022 and a sample of the official format of the printed ePhilID for reference.


Announcement regarding the submission of Personal Data Breach Notifications (PDBN) and Annual Security Incident Reports (ASIR)

With the launch of the DBNMS, the NPC will no longer accept Breach Notification and Annual Security Incident Report submissions except through the DBNMS online platform. Thus, submissions through email, personal filing, ordinary mail, licensed courier service, and any other mode of physical submission shall not be considered as valid.

All Personal Data Breach Notifications and Annual Security Incident Reports shall be submitted through https://dbnms.privacy.gov.ph .


See the Guidelines on the Issuance of Certificate of Pending/No Pending Case here and the Request for Certificate of Pending/No Pending Case Form here.

Send your requests to [email protected] with the subject "CPNPC Request_<name of entity/individual>"


Announcement regarding validity of existing Certificate of Registration, revised process on new application, renewal, and amendment of registration, and guidelines on common Data Protection Officers. For more information click here.


Advisory on modified in-person or face-to-face hearing of cases for all parties with pending hearings with the NPC download here


There is an easier and safer way to file your complaints before the National Privacy Commission through the improved COMPLAINTS-ASSISTED FORM (CAF). Download the new version of the form here. Do not forget to attach a copy of your supporting documents.


For inquiries, email us at [email protected]


For complaints, send your complaints-assisted form to [email protected]