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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 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 […]

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Joint Press Statement from Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro and LTFRB Board Member Atty. Aileen Lourdes Lizada

April 6, 2018

1. In the common pursuit of protecting the rights and interests of drivers and the commuting public, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are jointly looking into the transaction details of the announced Grab-Uber acquisition. Since this acquisition potentially involves personal data, the NPC is keen on […]

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Press Statement from Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro on the Facebook Controversy involving Cambridge Analytica

April 6, 2018

1. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has been in touch with Facebook since information on the controversy involving Cambridge Analytica rose to prominence following whistleblower allegations in March 2018. 2. On March 27, the NPC met with Facebook representatives to look into the matter and ascertain if and to what extent, Filipino users were affected. […]

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