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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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NPC forms coalition to protect “digital Filipino”

May 23, 2019

Coming on the heels of a surge in citizen complaints of alleged privacy harassments from online lenders, more than 2,000 Data Protection Officers (DPO) from major government offices and leading businesses today joined the National Privacy Commission’s (NPC) call to form a united front to strengthen the protection of peoples’ personal data. “Our common goal […]

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NPC conducts hearings on 48 online lending apps after over 400 harassment complaints

May 21, 2019

Over 400 complaints of alleged harassment and shaming by various mobile online lending operators have swamped the National Privacy Commission (NPC) recently, with borrowers crying foul over perceived reputational harm and abuse of their data privacy rights. Speaking to reporters, Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro said the agency is presently handling a total of 485 […]

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Press Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro
RE: PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING BY ELECTION CANDIDATES

May 10, 2019

1. It has come to our attention that some individuals posted on social media about receiving from candidate/s a “precinct locator” or “voter’s information” card, printed with their personal data – name, complete residential address, date of birth, among others. 2. Concerns were raised over the possibility that these candidates may be processing voter personal […]

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