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

Holy Week 2017 Advisory for all Data Protection Officers in Government (DPO1)

April 11, 2017

The National Privacy Commission would like to remind all Data Protection Officers to ensure the security of personal data in their respective agencies’ care during the long weekend of Holy Week 2017 (13 to 16 April 2017). This is in order to prevent data breaches such as the one that occurred during the same period […]


Privacy Commission rallies support for data protection in government

April 6, 2017

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has called on Data Protection Officers (DPOs) in the public sector to get proactive in conducting their duty as watchdogs and advocates of the data privacy rights of Filipinos from within their respective organizations. Speaking to government data protection professionals on Wednesday at DPO1: The 1st Data Protection Officers’ Assembly, […]


A year after COMELEC breach: National Privacy Commission to hold first general assembly of Data Protection Officers

March 28, 2017

Photo by Marinel Mamac / PIAD. About a year after the Comeleak data breach, which exposed the personal data of over 55 million Filipino voters, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) is rallying Data Protection Officers (DPOs) from government agencies to adopt a proactive approach in the fight for data protection of citizens in a series […]