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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NPC emphasizes privacy protection in anti-fraud data sharing initiatives of the financial industry

July 27, 2021

Anti-fraud data sharing initiatives of the financial services industry must eliminate potential risks on the personal data of data subjects. Advisory Opinion No. 2021-026 issued by the National Privacy Commission (NPC) guides personal information controllers in protecting the privacy of shared databases through strict adherence to the basic data privacy principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, […]


Privacy Commission issues cease-and-desist order to online political survey platform

July 12, 2021

Beware of a website that requires voters to give their full name, complete address, and mobile phone number so they can take part in a survey supposedly aimed at gauging the public pulse in the runup to the 2022 national elections. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued a cease-and-desist order (CDO) to the website […]


NPC’s new initiative on ASEAN cross-border tools to boost PH digital competitiveness

July 7, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued its first guidance on the adoption of tools which harmonize data management and cross-border transfer standards across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a move that will help Philippine businesses unlock more gains in the fast expanding digital economy across the ASEAN. These tools, namely the Model […]



Bids and Awards Committee Announcement

In line with Proclamation No. 922 declaring the State of Public Health Emergency and the declaration of various quarantine measures throughout the Philippines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pursuant to GPPB Resolution No. 09-2020, the procurement activities undertaken by the NPC including the suspension and resumption of the same, shall be dependent on the quarantine measures being enforced at any given time in Metro Manila.

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Please see attached Draft NPC Circular on Guidelines On Administrative Fines for your reference.

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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.

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