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

NPC sets March deadline for submission of 2017 Annual Security Incident Report of personal information controllers

January 4, 2018

PRESS RELEASE 1. Personal Information Controllers (PICs) in the country may begin submitting their 2017 Annual Security Incident Report to the National Privacy Commission (NPC), from January 3 to March 31, 2018. 2. The law requires all PICs to submit an Annual Security Incident Report, even if the PIC concerned does not need to register […]


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 […]