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(UPDATED) The National Privacy Commission says employers are not required to obtain consent from their employees when sharing data with the government for the relief program
The National Privacy Commission says Grab 'did not sufficiently identify and assess the risks posed by these systems on the rights and freedoms' of its passengers
These bans are the result of the improper use and processing of personal data by those companies, which are accused of publicly shaming borrowers late on their repayments
National Privacy Commission Employees Association says the complaint against Privacy Commissioner Raymund Liboro is 'not representative of the views, thoughts, and opinions of the majority' of NPC employees
Financial technology trade association FinTechAlliance.ph seeks to rub out abusive collection practices and excessive disbursement of loans which result in heavy debt
The National Privacy Commission says these lending firms targeted 'the privacy of persons, practically making a profit out of people's fear of losing face and dignity'
Mobile lenders are allegedly debt-shaming borrowers by texting their contacts about their outstanding debt
(UPDATED) To prevent data breaches during the long break, the National Privacy Commission issues reminders to offices as well as people on vacation
The government and the National Privacy Commission are looking into the issue of identification documents seemingly getting indexed on search engines
The Department of Foreign Affairs tells the National Privacy Commission that 'all passport data is safe'
The National Privacy Commission demands an explanation 'to the satisfaction of the law' after it was revealed that a former DFA contractor 'took away' Philippine passport holders' data
'If I were you, I wouldn't post the personal information of someone I wasn't sure about, under the flag of vigilante action,' says NPC official Francis Acero
The National Privacy Commission wants to confirm if Pines City Colleges is complying with the 'principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality in accordance with law'
The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners is a worldwide conference of 119 independent data privacy and protection regulators from around the world
Facebook is ordered to provide identity theft and phishing insurance to Filipino hacking victims
The NPC notes that, 'had ABS-CBN insisted its third-party developer to use multi-factor authentication earlier, the site would not have been compromised'
Rappler talks to the National Privacy Commission's complaints and investigations chief, Francis Acero, about what penalties Facebook may face in light of the September 2018 hack
The National Privacy Commission urges Filipinos to take necessary steps to stay safe online
National Privacy Commission Chief Raymund Liboro says they will 'continuously press for the adoption of internationally accepted data protection and privacy standards in the implementation of the national identification system'
Having a data protection officer is now a requirement for any company that handles user data. Here's what companies and prospective data officers should know about the position
The commission promises to ensure that other government agencies adhere to the Data Privacy Act when handling or processing personal data
In this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, it's a two-for-one Amazon special coupled with General Data Protection Regulation complaints in the European Union!
The yearlong campaign is called 'PSST!' or 'Privacy, Safety, Security, and Trust online'
Another Jollibee-owned chain, Burger King Philippines, will continue to operate as it's 'on a different platform.' Mang Inasal, on the other hand, doesn't have its own delivery website
(UPDATED) The National Privacy Commission orders the suspension, saying that around 18 million users of Jollibee's delivery website are at risk
Check out this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, which features Amazon Alexa hacks and crackdowns against a major distributed denial of service provider.
The National Privacy Commission wants them to explain why their Personal Information Controllers did not inform the commission nor the people affected by the data breach within 72 hours of the incident
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The National Privacy Commission wants Facebook to submit documents that would help establish the scope and the effects of the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal in relation to Filipino users
'We encourage the public to exercise a new level of care about their privacy and to take part in forming the future of Facebook in the country,' says Privacy Commissioner Mon Liboro
Grab Philippines head Brian Cu says the only data shared by Uber is driver data – which will only be available once the driver has given his consent
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With Grab becoming the biggest ride-sharing platform in the Philippines after the exit of Uber, the National Privacy Commission wants to ensure that the company is properly protecting users' data
The meeting on November 23 is part of the 'formal breach notification procedure' required under the Philippines' Data Privacy Act of 2012
Ensuring the protection of Filipinos' personal information should not be seen as a burden, says National Privacy Commission official Ivy Patdu at a seminar on data privacy
PRESS RELEASE: Data privacy is essential to all businesses, says Disini & Disini Law Office as it organizes the 'Countdown to Data Privacy' seminar
A public official's home address and details about his or her children who are minors will remain blacked out, says PCOO Assistant Secretary Kris Ablan
National Privacy Commissioner Raymund Liboro stresses the importance of the right of everyone to have their private information secure
The National Privacy Commission reminds data protection officers especially in critical sectors to register with them by September 9
The National Privacy Commission also says data privacy should not be used as a shield against valid freedom of information requests
UPDATED With government as the biggest handler of personal information agencies should be proactive in advocating for data privacy rights of Filipinos says the NPC
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The National Privacy Commission lists down at least 4 considerations for government agencies when evaluating requests for personal data sheets
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The National Privacy Commission is optimistic the Comelec can pull off barangay elections in October with no data leak despite major breaches in 2016
The voters data leak and a break in at a Lanao town have put the Comelec the National Privacy Commission and the Data Privacy Act to the test
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While the National Privacy Commission and the police are investigating the break in Comelec orders additional security measures in all city and municipal election offices
A repetition of this breach is everyone s problem The rising number of Internet vigilantes who tamper with our people s right to privacy should be everyone s cause for worry says the senator a former election lawyer
The National Privacy Commission says that urgently designating such officer signals an organization s commitment to comply with the Data Privacy Act