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

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 […]


NPC lauded for PH’s global leadership spot in ICDPPC

October 28, 2018

International and local governing bodies have commended the National Privacy Commission (NPC) for earning a global leadership role for the Philippines in international discussions on data privacy. Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro represented the country in the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) held in Brussels, Belgium on Oct. 23. Following closed […]