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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52nd APPA FORUM OPENS IN CEBU

December 2, 2019

The 52nd Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum officially opened in Cebu today, with privacy commissioners from 14 jurisdictions across the region convening in closed sessions, to deliberate on emerging technology trends and threats that impact privacy, share best practices, explore new policy directions, and build institutional partnerships. In his opening remarks, Philippine Privacy Commissioner […]

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Following NPC stop processing order on 26 online lenders, drop in complaints seen

December 1, 2019

Privacy-related online lending complaints have drastically declined a month following recent enforcement actions by the National Privacy Commission (NPC) on dubious online lending applications. The issue is among the topics for discussion at the 52nd Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Cebu City, where privacy commissioners from all over the Asia Pacific region and […]

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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 […]

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