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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NPC launches PH-wide data protection drive for LGUs in Region 11

December 18, 2017

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The National Privacy Commission (NPC) recently launched its nationwide campaign here on how local government units (LGUs) can start their journey to compliance and reap the benefits of the Data Privacy Act of 2012. Speaking to Davao Region LGU chief executives and representatives on Monday last week at DPO11: The LGU […]


Latest Statement of Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro on the Uber Personal Data Breach

December 15, 2017

Today, Uber made public additional information earlier made available to us on their 2016 data breach. We were informed that around 171,000 Filipino citizens consisting of drivers and passengers were affected by the breach. We understand this to be based on the mobile phone numbers included in the registry. We were also informed that the […]


PH Strengthens Extraterritorial Reach through the APEC Cross Border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement

December 5, 2017

1. The Philippines has joined the APEC Cross Border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement (CPEA), the government backstop enforcement network developed for the Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR). It is an initiative that facilitates information sharing among privacy enforcement authorities in APEC economies, provide mechanisms to promote effective cross-border privacy cooperation, and encourage information sharing and cooperation with […]