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NPC probing privacy violation complaints from Covid-19 patients

The NPC said the breach notifications involved the unauthorized disclosure of sensitive personal information of suspect, probable, and confirmed Covid-19 patients.

NPC rejects call for patients to waive privacy rights on health status

The National Privacy Commission stressed that even in times of calamity or a state of a public health emergency, privacy rights “remain in effect and upholding them equate to protecting lives.”

NPC extends registration renewal until Aug. 31

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is extending until August 31, 2020 the validity of the registration of Personal Information Controllers (PICs) and Personal Information Processors (PIPs) to make way for a new automated system to be launched in July.

NPC summons Grab over in-car audio, video recording pilot test

The trial run will involve over 180 GrabCar vehicles, of which half will be equipped with in-car cameras and the rest with audio-recording capabilities.

IBM unveils z15 server with industry-first data privacy capabilities

With the movement of data between partners and third-parties often the root cause of data breaches, IBM has created the IBM z15, which allows clients to get access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first capability to revoke access to data across the hybrid cloud.

NPC investigators recommend criminal charges against online lending execs

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has found three online lending firms -- Fast Cash Global Lending, Unipeso Lending Company, and Fynamics Lending -- liable for violations of the Data Privacy Act.

Google rolls out new privacy features across product lines

Google announced several new privacy innovations, features, and policies recently launched or in the process of being implemented across its products.

PH extends ‘extraterritorial reach’ with APEC pact on privacy enforcement

The Philippines, through the National Privacy Commission (NPC), has joined the APEC Cross Border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement (CPEA), an enforcement network developed for the Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR).

Telcos, ISPs critical to data privacy and protection — NPC

After government, telcos are the largest processors of personal data.
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