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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Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro on the Mobile Number Portability Act recently signed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

February 20, 2019

1. We laud President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for signing the Mobile Number Portability Act. The law provides mobile postpaid or prepaid subscribers with the mechanism to retain an existing mobile number despite having moved from one mobile service provider to another. This gives data subjects control over their data which is a basic tenet under […]


Official Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro

January 30, 2019

Re: BREACH NOTIFICATION BY GLOBE TELECOM INC. On Sunday, Jan 27, 2019, Globe Telecom, through its Data Protection Officer, formally notified the NPC of a personal data breach. Based on their report, the personal data breach occurred due to a system error, potentially affecting 8851 customers. Our team is still evaluating the incident and verifying […]


Privacy Commission extends validity of registration until 2020

January 22, 2019

Personal Information Controllers (PICs) and Personal Information Processors (PIPs) that completed at least Phase-I of their registration with the National Privacy Commission (NPC) by 2018 are not required to renew their registration this year. The validity of their registration is extended until 8 March 2020. They are also entitled to an official digital certificate of […]