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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Interagency group vows to catch scammers behind smishing, text spams

December 6, 2021

Ten government agencies, including the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and Department of Justice (DOJ), have joined efforts to catch those behind the epidemic of smishing and text spams luring Filipinos into spurious investment schemes and work from-home jobs. “We desire to assist victims of cybercrime to the fullest and … bring the culprits to […]


NPC probes telcos, bank and payment platform on smishing; inter-agency body formed to go after scammers

December 1, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has formally launched an investigation into whether telcos exercised due diligence and accountability in transacting with data aggregators linked to the sending of texts offering spurious jobs and investment schemes to millions of Filipinos. On Monday, the NPC sent Globe Telecom, Inc., Smart Communications, Inc. and Dito Telecommunity Corp. orders […]


Online safety of children takes center stage in NPC’s Kabataang Digital

November 25, 2021

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) will hold the Kabataang Digital, its advocacy campaign that promotes online safety for children, on November 25, 2021. Under the slogan “Matalino, Mapagmatyag, at Mapanuri,” the annual young privacy advocates summit, in collaboration with the Department of Education (DepEd), is open to all students, educators, and parents. Kabataang Digital officially […]



The deadline of submission of the first batch applications for Accountability Agents (AA) for the APEC CBPR System is EXTENDED to January 15, 2022.

Documents for AA applicants are available here. For more details, click here.

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.

Thank you.

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.

Documents for Accountability Agent applicants for the APEC CBPR System are available here. Interested organizations must notify the National Privacy Commission of their intent and submit a completed application for an initial assessment to [email protected].

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