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

COVID-19 software developers invited to NPC data privacy assembly

September 23, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has invited COVID-19 contact-tracing application developers to a data privacy summit for the technology sector scheduled for September 27. More than 300 software developers are expected to attend the event, dubbed “DPO 24: The Data Protection Officers’ Assembly for the Technology Sector,” via MS Live Events. The event is open […]


NPC PHE Bulletin No. 20 Processing of vaccination cards for promos, raffles, or discounts

September 16, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) received concerns about the collection of copies of COVID-19 vaccination cards by certain delivery companies, which are also personal information controllers (PICs), wishing to reward vaccinated individuals by offering them promos, raffles, or discounts. We laud these gestures as part of the ongoing initiative to encourage all eligible individuals to […]


Joint press statement of the National Privacy Commission, Fintech Alliance.PH, Philippine Finance Association, and the non-bank financing sector against illegal practices of online lending apps

September 15, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is ardent in promoting the ethical and responsible treatment of the citizens’ personal data. We, along with the Philippine Finance Association members, the Fintech Alliance.ph members, and the non-bank financing institutions, strongly condemn the practice of some online lending platforms in harvesting excessive information without legitimate purpose through the use […]



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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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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