Tag: national privacy commission

Biz establishments warned against ‘repurposing’ of collected data

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.

NPC wants more info from Facebook on suspicious accounts

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”.

INCOGNITO | Catching up with the Data Privacy Act

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.

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