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DPO Summit for NBFI
Non-bank Financial Institution 3 days agoBy: TJ Mendoza

Any request?

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Privacy for Foundations and other Charity Organizations
National Privacy Commission (Public) 6 days agoBy: meloalcala

Are foundations and/or Charity Organizations required to comply with RA10173??

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Life Insurance FAQs
Life Insurance 1 week agoBy: CLEOMARTINEZ

National Privacy Commission

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FOR LIFE INSURANCE

 

KEY TERMS

  1. Personal data – refers to all personal information, sensitive personal information and privileged information
  2. Personal information – information about an individual, and from which he or she reasonably and directly identified
  3. Sensitive personal information – refers to personal information: a. about an individual’s race, ethnic origin, marital status, age, color, and religious, philosophical or political affiliations; b. about an individual’s health, education, ...

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Frequently Asked Questions for Utilities
Utilities (Electric Cooperatives, Cable TV Operators, etc.) 2 weeks agoBy: Jose Mendoza

DP COUNCIL

UTILITIES SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions[1]

 

Q.1. Which entities are considered under the utilities sector?

A public utility is engaged in public service – providing basic commodities and services indispensable to the interest of the general public.[2] A public utility is a business that furnishes an everyday necessity to the public at large.[3] Public utilities provide water, electricity, natural gas, telephone service, and other essentials.[4]

Q.2. When does processing of personal data commences?

Processing commences from the collection of personal data, ...

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FAQs from the Government Sector
Government 2 weeks agoBy: Glenda Leah Caringal

Here are answers to the FAQs of the Government Sector

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FAQs for Retail/Direct Marketing
Retail/Direct Marketing 2 weeks agoBy: krishna.tana

DP COUNCIL

retail and direct marketing SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q.1. Up to what extent does the law covers the retail and direct marketing sector? Does it include the smallest as convenient stores?

If your company collects, stores, uses, shares, or discloses any information about a person, you are a personal information controller and the DPA applies to you. If you were outsourced or instructed by a PIC to process personal data, then you are a personal information processor or PIP, and the DPA also applies to you. This is regardless whether the personal information ...

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Frequently Asked Questions for Health
Health/Hospital 2 weeks agoBy: RenChin

DP COUNCIL

Health SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q.1. Is it necessary to obtain a consent for when processing health information for medical treatment and healthcare deliver?

No, it is no longer necessary to obtain consent if a healthcare provider will collect, use, disclose, store health information for medical treatment purpose, because under Section 13 of DPA, processing of health information necessary for purposes of medical treatment, is carried out by a medical practitioner or a medical treatment institution shall be allowed.

However, you may still opt to obtain an ...

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Telco FAQ
Telecommunication/ISPs 2 weeks agoBy: Rashy Rellosa

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES AND INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

Scope of the DPA

  1. Are telecommunication companies (telco) and internet service providers (ISPs) covered by Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA)?

The law applies to the processing of all types of personal information and to any natural and juridical person involved in personal information processing. As long as the entity processes personal data in its operations, both internal and external, it is covered by the law, its Implementing Rules and ...

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DISTRIBUTION Channel
Retail/Direct Marketing 2 weeks agoBy: levibcruz

Suggesting the creation of a unique Channel for the Distribution segment or industry as that for Retial/Direct Marketing does NOT seem to fit our business model. Is this workable come the next Data Privacy Stakeholders Assembly or any upcoming DPO-centric caucus or session? Thank you.

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FAQs for Tourism Sector
Tourism 3 weeks agoBy: jonathan.ragsag

DP COUNCIL

TOURISM SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions[1]

 

Q1: Are travel agents/suppliers required to collect proof of consent of the data subject for all its clients prior to rendering the service requested?

If consent is the proper basis for the processing of personal and sensitive personal information (collectively, personal data), travel agents/suppliers are required to have proof of consent which may be in written, electronic or recorded means/form.

Note that aside from consent, there are other lawful criteria for processing personal data, i.e. fulfillment of a contract, ...

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