People whose personal information are collected, stored and processed are called data subjects.
Know your rights and learn how to protect your data privacy, online and offline.
COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Organizations who process or are instructed to process personal data are called Personal Information Controllers (PICs) and Personal Information Processors (PIPs).
Learn how to comply with the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) and read through NPC's issuances and guidance.
THE DATA PRIVACY ACT AND ITS IRR
The Data Privacy Act of 2012 is a 21st-century law that addresses 21st-century crimes and concerns. It (1) protects the privacy of individuals while ensuring free flow of information to promote innovation and growth; (2) regulates the collection, recording, organization, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, consolidation, blocking, erasure, or destruction of personal data; and (3) ensures that the Philippines complies with international standards set for data protection through National Privacy Commission.
DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
Data subjects have rights under the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA). Learn more about these rights here.