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data privacy

NPC warns public on sale of pre-registered SIM cards

The NPC said it has observed alarming instances wherein certain individuals, ostensibly acting as agents of malevolent entities, are enticing unsuspecting individuals with monetary offers as much as P1,000 in exchange for SIM cards that have been registered.

Data exposure due to misuse of ‘cc’ in email on the rise, says NPC

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said security incidents as a result of inadvertent use of the “cc” or carbon copy function have risen since 2021.

NPC warns firms, villages against indiscriminate taking photos of IDs

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) on Saturday, Aug. 5, warned against the “prevalent practices” by certain businesses and associations of taking photos of identification (ID) cards of customers or other persons using the electronic devices of their employees or agents without safeguards or privacy notice.

NPC signs pact with telcos for protection of personal data of subscribers

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said on Thursday, May 11, that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with local telecommunications companies to...

With webtoons, Meta seeks to raise awareness of Pinoy teens on data privacy

With the goal of striking the right balance between giving parents the tools and resources for oversight and preserving their children’s privacy and autonomy, Meta Philippines has collaborated with National Privacy Commission (NPC) and the Child Rights Network (CRN) to deliver a webtoon series aimed at educating teens on how to protect their data and privacy online.

Online registration system for data processing systems launched

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) launched on Thursday, Feb. 3, its online registration system to provide a portal for both government and private organizations to register their data processing systems.

NPC: With no server hacked, Comelec not liable for DPA violation

The National Privacy Commission noted that the pieces of evidence gathered by its Complaints and Investigation Division proved that the Comelec servers or its systems were not breached, as opposed to the report of Manila Bulletin that falsely claimed that the hacked data included information that could have affected the 2022 elections.

NPC finds ‘privacy gaps’ in SIM registration during on-site visit of telcos

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it found “some gaps” in the handling by local telcos of personal data privacy of subscribers while implementing the SIM Registration Act.

NPC amends circular on processing of personal data for loan transactions

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said the amended circular further addresses data privacy concerns due to the prevalence of online lending.

SG-based privacy and data security solutions firm expands in PH

ParityBit, a Singapore-based privacy, and data security solutions company, announced that it has expanded operations in the Philippines.
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