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FAQ Hotels
Hotels 3 weeks agoBy: issagayas

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Hotels SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q. 1. Does the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) apply to hotels?

The Act applies to the processing of all types of personal information and to any natural and juridical person involved in personal information processing. If you collect, store, use, share, or disclose any information about a person, the Act applies to your establishment.

Aside from hotels, the law also applies to similar accommodation providers like resorts, tourist inns, pension houses, and serviced apartments who process personal information.

 

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FAQ Health Maintenance Organizations
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) 3 weeks agoBy: reginenoelle.ignacio

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HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

1. Corporate coverage plans are usually procured by employers as part of their employee benefits package. The enrollment procedure is usually just a submission of an e-data by the employer containing the employees personal information. Would an undertaking by the employer that it has secured the consent of the employee to have his/her information shared, disclosed, and processed by the Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) be sufficient? Do we also need to keep physical copies of consents of ...

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Education Sector FAQs v.2
Education 3 weeks agoBy: lainelumanog

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Education SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • Is the fact that an individual has passed the entrance exam of a school considered personal information about education, and therefore, qualifies as sensitive personal information?

In our Advisory Opinion No. 2018-020, we treated the names of who have passed entrance exams as personal information. As such, the posting of the names of successful examinees were grounded on Section 12 (f) of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) as such posting was necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interest of the institution.

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Non-Bank Financial Institution (NBFI) FAQs v3
Non-bank Financial Institution 3 weeks agoBy: TJ Mendoza

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Non-Bank Financial Institution

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q .1. What is NBFI?

NBFI is a financial institution that does not have a full banking license and cannot accept deposits from the public. However, NBFIs do facilitate alternative financial services, such as investment (both collective and individual), risk pooling, financial consulting, brokering, money transmission, and check cashing. NBFIs are a source of consumer credit (along with licensed banks). These non-bank financial institutions provide services that are not necessarily suited to banks, serve as ...

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Banks - FAQs
Banks 3 weeks agoBy: itvillasoto

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BANKING SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q. 1. From an institutional perspective, banks have been exerting best efforts to obtain and document the consent of all its customers, specifically the old account holders that have had accounts long before the existence of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA). We understand that “negative conforme” type of consent is not acceptable. Given the difficulty of obtaining a positive form of consent, aside from achieving a 100% success rate with regards to obtaining consent from the entire client population, is the ...

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Compliance of Banks with BSP Requirements and DPA
Banks 1 month agoBy: marian_padin

Will the compliance of banks with BSP requirements be considered compliance with the DPA and IRR? Some requirements overlap. Will NPC defer to the BSP on this matter? We understand that there is a possibility of a memorandum of agreement between NPC and BSP to align their requirements; is there any update on this?

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Data Anonymization
Retail/Direct Marketing 1 month agoBy: TJ Mendoza

Does anonymized statistical data collected through a software for marketing analytics fall within the scope of the DPA and its IRR?

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