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

Press Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro on the President’s Signing of the National ID Law

August 7, 2018

1. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed the National ID law on the 6th of August 2018, creating the Philippine Identification System to improve the delivery of government and other services to the public, especially those who lack government-issued identification cards. 2. The National Privacy Commission supports the proper implementation of this law in accordance […]


5 gov’t. agencies to jointly handle telco consumer complaints

July 6, 2018

The government will launch an all-out, synchronized effort to promptly deal with consumer complaints on telco services such as those involving data privacy violations, text-scams, vanishing load, unauthorized charges, defective product, and denial of subscription plan activation, among others, Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro said on Friday. Liboro said the National Privacy Commission (NPC) is […]


Celebrate Filipino Data Privacy Rights on Privacy Awareness Week 2018 –NPC

May 10, 2018

In the wake of the recent spate of media reports linked to data breaches and other privacy-related concerns, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) is urging business, government and civil society organizations to participate in the upcoming Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) on May 28 to 31 and publicly commit to the safeguarding of people’s personal data. […]