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


January 21, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has learned that the widely used WhatsApp messenger is set to change its privacy policy in a way that would allow the sharing of data with third-party companies hosted by its parent firm Facebook. The move, according to WhatsApp’s new privacy terms, is exclusively intended to expand the application as […]


Privacy Commission orders lender Familyhan to take down list online of 6,000 borrowers

January 19, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has ordered Familyhan Credit Corp. to immediately stop processing the personal data of more than 6,000 borrowers following an investigation of complaints that the online lender has put at risk the privacy of the data subjects in violation of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA). The Commission also ordered […]


Privacy Commission firms up collaboration with UK counterpart in sharing best privacy practices

January 14, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its counterpart in the United Kingdom to formalize their partnership as bilateral partners, and ensure a robust data privacy environment while fostering innovation and business growth. Privacy Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro and UK’s Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham signed the MoU in a […]



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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