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

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‚Äôs personal data. […]


NPC investigates multiple government website breach

April 24, 2018

1. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) yesterday summoned the management and other responsible officials of seven schools, institutions, and local government units as it investigates data breaches they sustained following an organized attack on government and commercial organizations last April 1, 2018. 2. The privacy body earlier sent notice to top officials of Taguig City […]


NPC opens probe on Facebook

April 13, 2018

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is opening an investigation on Facebook following Mark Zuckerberg’s admission of the company’s faults in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that affected Filipino Facebook users. In a formal letter addressed to Zuckerberg, the NPC is requiring Facebook to submit a number of documents relevant to the case, to establish the […]