Advisory Opinions

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-001: Registration of processing system for online Businessess; Deletion of Data provided under Section 34 € of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Data Privacy Act (DPA) and clarification on Section 19 €(2) of the IRR in relation to deletion of personal information

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-002: Registration of Processing system limited only to activities of the human resources department

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-003: Applicability of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and Circulars of the National Privacy Commission to the landbank of the philippines

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-004: Right to access, right to data portability and use of data collected for the improvement of the organization

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-005: Location of personal information controller and cross-border transfer of personal data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-006: Definiton and?or Scope of the term “Data Subject”

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-007: Consent, Collection of fees relative to the right to access and incidental collection of personal data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-008: Clarifications on the Data Privacy Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-009: Data sharing agreements in the private sector

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-010: Rules governing certain information relating to corporations

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-011: Covered Sectors of the Data Privacy Act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-012: Processing of personal data outside the Philippines

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-013: Data Sharing, Definiton of Commercial Purposes, Scope, Data Protection Officer

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-014: Data Sharing and Data Sharing Agreements

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-015: Subcontracting or outsourcing of the processing of personal data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-016: Data Sharing Agreement vs. Service level Agreement

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-017: Clarifications on Republic Act No 10173 otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) and its IRR

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-018: Various Queries regarding the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Data Privacy Act (DPA) of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-019: Scope of NPC Circular No. 16-03 and requirements for a data protection officer

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-020:

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-021: Scope of the Data Privacy Act

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-022:

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-023: Association of bank compliance officers inc. request for clarification and comments

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-024: Retention Period

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-025: Employees Access to employees healthcare service usage

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-026: Collection of Data- Professional license

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-027: Anonymized data for marketing analytics

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-028: Data Sharing Agreement between government agencies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-029: Reverse Search Module

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-030: Clarifications on the Interpretation of the Data Privacy Act Of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-031: Consent on the Sharing of Mobile Number of Bank Clients for Credit Scoring

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-032: Critical Incident Report

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-033: Lawful Processing of personal informaiton

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-034: Registration of Data Processing System

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-035: Clarifications on the Data Privacy Act (DPA) and its Implementing Rules and Regualtions

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-036: Work-related personal data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-037: Queries on Data Privacy Act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-038: Data Sharing Agremeent between government agencies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-039: Data Privacy Act and Force Majeure

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-040: Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-041: Profiling of Individuals and Collection of personal inforamtion based on publicly available data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-042: Request for advisory opinion on the validity of an implied form of consent

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-043: Section 47 of The Implementing Rules And Regulations of The Data Privacy Act Of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-044: Request for Opinion on Exemption from the Registration Requirement with the National Privacy Commission

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-045: Issues Concerning Personal Information Obtained from Foreign Jurisdictions Under Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10173

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-046: Data Processing System Registration

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-047: Use of Pop-Ups for Information on The Use of Cookies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-048: Submission of Credit Information by Cooperatives to The Credit Information Corporation (CIC)

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-049: Teachers’ right to search a minor students cellular phone

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-050: Consent in an employment contract

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-051: Consent of Old Employees

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-052:

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-053: Consent

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-054: Data Sharing Agreement between government agencies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-055: Right of online merchants to save crediit card details of customers

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-056: Conset for data Sharing and outsourcing agreements

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-057: Consent for Data Sharing and Outsouring Agreements

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-058: Offenses under The Data Privacy Act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-059: Consent in Customer Service Hotline

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-060: Nature of professional information

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-061: Compliance with the National Privacy Commission requirements

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-062: NPC Circular 17-01: Registration of Data Processing Systems and Notifications regarding automated decision making

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-063: Personal and Sensitive Information

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-064: Registration of Data Processing System

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-065: Child Online Protection (Cop) and Government Access to Suspect’s Media Accounts and E-Mail

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-066: Inquiry on Info in Company ID

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-068: Data Privacy Act and Its Implementing Rules and Regulations

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-070: PLDT’s Privacy Policy

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-071: Compliance Obligations of Brokers and Dealers Under the Data Privacy Act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2017-074: Request for advisory opinion New Cross Gate Philippines, Inc.

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-001: Request for Opinion on The Applicability of The Data Privacy Act Of 2012 On Contracts

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-002: Commission on Audit (COA) Request for Access to Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) Employees’ Directory

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-003: Visitor Logbook

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-004: Employee Non-disclosure Undertaking

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-005: Data Sharing Agreement / Data Protection Officer

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-006: Consent of Data Subject Prior To Release of School Records by The Lyceum of The Philippines University (LPU)

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-007: Disclosure of the Master List of students and individuals who were vaccinated with Dengvaxia

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-008: Submission of employee names and salary received in CY 2017 for issuance of Community Tax Certificate (CTC)

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-009: Disclosure of personal information to the Philippine Army

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-010: Precint finder and COMELEC Minute Resolution No. 17-0715

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-011: Disclosure of The Unit Numbers of The Members of a Condominium Association

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-012: Release of Service Record

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-013: Privacy Policy and Consent of Data subjects

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-015: Consent requirement on outsourcing agreement with an External service provider

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-016: Compliance of resident physicians to the requirements of professional societies for diplomate board exam and accreditation

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-017: Trade secrets

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-018: Publication of decisions on Philhealth website

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-019: Appointment of data protection officer and registration of data processing system of a Homeowners’ Association (HOA)

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-020: Posting of the list of admitted students on the bulletin board of the school

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-021: Telephone directories

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-022: Scope and coverage of the Data Privacy Act

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-024: Reporting of alleged criminals’ personal data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-025: Request for information from law enforcement agencies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-026: Lawful processing of personal data

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-027: PASIG CITY ORDINANCE NO. 11 – “An Ordinance requiring the registration of migrants, tenants, boarders and transients to the barangay, and for other purposes”

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-028: Ownership of 201 files

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-029: PSEUDONYMIZATION of personal and sensitive personal information

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-030: Request for COMELEC to collect and publish data on women and differently-gendered candidates and elected officials

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-031: Privacy Notice

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-034: Bureau of Internal Revenue request for information

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-035: Certified list of deceased persons required under Republic Act No. 8189

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-038: Personal Information Controller in the processing of concessionary BEEPTM cards

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-039: Right to erasure in relation to retention of personal information

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-040: Publication of names of sanctioned directors and officers of BSP-Supervised financial institutions

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-041: Pasig City Ordinance No. 51

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-042: Employee’s right to access employment records

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-043: Registration of data processing systems

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-044: Request for information from Rizal Medical Center

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-045: Right to access clinical information of patients

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-046: Consent for business correspondence

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-047: Disclosure of certificate of live birth

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-049: Disclosure of personal information to the police and media

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-050: Cold calls and emails

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-051: Various concerns regarding the Data Privacy Act

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-052: CHED Memorandum Order No. 3, series of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-053: Photographs and cctv footages in hospitals

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-054: Patient registry, research, and the Data Privacy Act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-056: Web-based accreditation system for hospitals

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-057: Outsourcing agreement

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-058: Ayala rewards circle

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-059: Skip tracing and probing of contact details through the internet and third parties

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-060: Disclosure of personal information to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-061: Processing of personal information for character reference

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-062: Disclosure of persinal data of patent and trademark applicants and inventors

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-063: Review of consent form

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-064: Clarifications on issuance of press releases by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-066: Submission of required personal data of patients who undergo drug testing to the Department of Health

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-067: OWWA E-card project

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-068: Processing of anonymized personal data by eletronic medical records provider

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-069: Phone usage data records

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-070: Muntinlupa City Ordinance No. 96-80

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-071: Disclosure of school records for investigation purposes

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-072: Review of consent form

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-073: Treatment of Insurance Agents under the DPA

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-076: Submission of personal data of seafarers to the Maritime Industry Authority

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-077: Congressional request for lists of beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and the social pension for indigent senior citizens program

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-078: Disclosure of personal data for the Department of Labor and Employment’s audit of employers

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-079: Authentication of a marriage contract for purpose of investigation

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-080: Viewing and/or release of CCTV footage

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-081: Access to medical records in CR-DR system

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-083: Collection of health information by the Department of Health

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-084: Computer monitoring

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-088: Denial of request for disclosure of the personal data sheet by the city of San juan

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2018-090: Data Privacy and office-issued mobile devices

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-001: Private Detective Services

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-002: Disclosure of identity in confidential reports and investigations

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-004: Data sharing arrangements with offshore companies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-005: Request for information from Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Manila Electric Company

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-006: Use of clinical data in research

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-007: Credit verification

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-009: Application for exemption under the Data Privacy Act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-010: Access to employee 201 files and medical records

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-012: Nationality of database host

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-013: Request for a copy of tax declaration of real property without consent of registered owner

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-014: Proposed Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and Department of Interior and Local Government Join Memorandum Circular in the issuance of business license/permit for pawnshops and money service businesses

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-017: Research and the data privacy act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-018: Data collection surverys by government agencies

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-019: Request for exemption from the coverage of NPC circular no. 17-01

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-020: Disclosure of personal information and basic credit data of individual borrowers for audit purposes

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-021: Assignment of a non-resident DPO and requirements for the contact details of a DPO

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-022: Disclosure of marriage certificate for investigation purposes

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-023: Processing of CCTV footage under the data privacy act of 2012

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-024: Disclosure of criminal history

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-025: Disclosure of the names of the unit owners/members of a condominium association

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-026: Redacted information in requested public documents

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-027: Disclosure of the names of the unit owners/members of a homeowners association

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-029: Request for endorsement / ruling on the use of third-party processor

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-036: Collection and use of patient case number and appointment of compliance officer for privacy

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-037: Request for a certified copy of the personal data sheet of a former job order personnel

NPC Advisory Opinion No. 2019-039: Request for tax declaration