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: Late Registrants, May Face Privacy Compliance Checks

September 14, 2017

Public and private companies that failed to beat the September 9 deadline for the registration of their data processing systems starting with the registraton of their Data Protection Officer (DPO) could face compliance checks, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) warned. Since September 9 fell on a Saturday, a non-working day, the deadline automatically moves to […]


NPC Survey: Filipinos Value Data Privacy

August 30, 2017

Speakers, organizers and participants of a Data Protection Officers’ General Assembly for Media and Social Media professionals pose for a group photo. The event called DPO6 is the 6th of a series of industry specific seminars and workshops organized by the National Privacy Commission (NPC) aimed at improving compliance with the Philippines’ data protection and […]


DPO Forum Issue #01

August 14, 2017

We’re opening the very first Philippine Privacy Awareness Week today with the launch of our Data Privacy Newsletter, featuring updates from the NPC, recaps on events and issues for the past few months, and an interview with a DPO. Get the downloadablehere