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

NPC PHE Bulletin No. 22 Processing of Household Vaccination Information by Local Government Units

January 17, 2022

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) received concerns on the collection of vaccination information by the local government units (LGUs), specifically the barangays, as directed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). We understand from various news reports and media interviews that the DILG ordered barangays to submit their respective lists of unvaccinated […]


Statement of Privacy Commissioner Naga on alleged COMELEC hack and data breach

January 12, 2022

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) issued separate orders to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Mr. Art Samaniego Jr., and Manila Bulletin to appear for a clarificatory meeting via teleconference on January 25, 2022 on the alleged hacking and data breach incident involving the COMELEC servers. On January 8, 2022, the NPC received information from Mr. […]


Court of Appeals upholds the Decision of the National Privacy Commission

January 11, 2022

On December 14 2021, the Court of Appeals (CA) Sixteenth Division issued a Decision denying the petition for review filed by Pieceland Corporation (Pieceland) and upholding the ruling of the National Privacy Commission (NPC) in NPC Case No. 19-528 (Pieceland Corporation v. Manila New Life Church Inc.). “The Commission welcomes the Decision of the appellate […]



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].

For inquiries, email us at [email protected]

For breach notifications, send your reports to [email protected]

For complaints, send your complaints-assisted form to [email protected]