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.
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.
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.
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.
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.