The NPC ordered online lender Familyhan to immediately take down its master database online to prevent more people from gaining unauthorized access to it.
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The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is extending the cease-and-desist order (CDO) on lisensya.info following the failure of its owners and operators to counter privacy violation allegations hurled against the site.
Repurposing personal data is punishable under the Data Privacy Act (DPA), the NPC said in an advisory issued on October 23 in response to complaints from citizens against business establishments over mishandling and misuse of contact-tracing data, such as a customer’s name, address, age, cellphone number and e-mail.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued a circular in response to numerous complaints that online lenders were illegally using personal data of clients and those of others on their contact lists, causing damage to their reputation and violating their rights as data subjects.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it is initiating a deeper probe on its own after Facebook recently took down accounts supporting Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City mayor Sarah Duterte-Carpio due to “coordinated inauthentic behavior”.
Eight and four years into their existence, the Data Privacy Act and the National Privacy Commission respectively are at a crucial junction. If they are to remain relevant not just in the local regulatory ecosystem, but in the overall consciousness of Filipinos and residents alike, they have to confront difficult issues head on and with consistency.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it has adopted videoconferencing to reduce the risks of coronavirus infections posed by face-to-face hearings.
Grab Philippines said on Thursday, Feb. 6, that it has suspended its passenger selfie feature and as the pilot study for in-car audio and video recording in compliance with an order from the National Privacy Commission (NPC).