Software teams developing COVID-19 contact-tracing apps for local government units (LGUs) are advised to incorporate a privacy-by-design (PbD) approach and allow users to opt in and out of digital contact tracing. The recommendations are provided by the Data Security and Compliance Office of the National Privacy Commission (NPC). The NPC is currently conducting compliance checks […]READ MORE
Entities that use closed-circuit television (CCTV) to monitor public and semi-public spaces must identify its legitimate purpose and consider its impact on the rights and freedoms of data subjects. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) issued Advisory No. 2020-04 on Nov. 16, to guide personal information controllers (PICs) and processors (PIPs) that process personal data through […]READ MORE
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is conducting a probe of lisensya.info, a website that associated itself with the Land Transportation Office (LTO), to determine possible breach of personal information of LTO-registered motorists. A total of 12.725 million vehicles were registered with the LTO in 2019. “The NPC shall verify the incident and look into the […]READ MORE
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 2020 Rules of Procedure (Amendment of NPC Circular 16-04) to be adopted by the National Privacy Commission.
Download the Draft 2020 Rules of Procedure here.
These Rules shall be an amendment to NPC Circular 16-04 (Rules of Procedure of the National Privacy Commission) which governs the procedures in all cases lodge under the jurisdiction of the Data Privacy Act of 2012.
Please send your comments/suggestions/opinions and other valuable inputs to [email protected] not later than 11 December 2020.
The Commission will conduct an online public consultation on Draft 2020 Rules of Procedure on 4 December 2020 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Interested participants may send an email to the address provided above on or before 2 December 2020.
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.
Validity of DPO Registrations is extended until 7 March 2021. Email [email protected] for queries.
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