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Banks - FAQs
Banks 6 months agoBy: itvillasoto

DP COUNCIL

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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Education Sector FAQs v.2
Education 6 months agoBy: lainelumanog

DP COUNCIL

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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FAQ Hotels
Hotels 6 months agoBy: issagayas

DP COUNCIL

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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Telco FAQ
Telecommunication/ISPs 6 months 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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FAQs Non-Life Insurance Sector
Non-Life Insurance 6 months agoBy: jeson.pura

DP COUNCIL

NON-LIFE insurance SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q.1. Should Local Captive Insurance Call Centers be required to use “Mini Miranda” statements? (Disclose calls are being recorded.)

            “Mini Miranda” statements refer to the legal warning debt collectors are required to use under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a US federal law, in their communications with consumers stating that: the contact is from a debt collector, the purpose of the communication is to ...

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Real Estate Sector FAQs
Real Estate 6 months agoBy: rodanonoy

DP COUNCIL

REAL ESTATE SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q. 1. What is personal information?

Personal information refers to any information whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual.

 

Q. 2. Are CCTV footages covered by the Data Privacy Act?

The provisions of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) are applicable to CCTV images and footages ...

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Frequently Asked Questions for Utilities
Utilities (Electric Cooperatives, Cable TV Operators, etc.) 6 months 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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DPO ACE Program
Non-bank Financial Institution 4 months agoBy: [email protected]

When will be the release of the DPO ACE program this 2019?

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How do you celebrate your Privacy Awareness Week?
National Privacy Commission (Public) 4 days agoBy: S.Admin

Just as Privacy Awareness Week 2019 is fast approaching, here are 5 ways we can celebrate the Privacy Awareness Campaign in protecting the Digital Filipino:

1. Generate Interest

Generate interest in data protection. Think promos with discounts & freebies for customers, lunch-and-learn sessions for employees with parlor games & prizes to boot. You can also play NPC videos on loop in your visitor's lounge!

See the official PAW streamer? Together with your company logo, you can print and display this for people to see!

2. Cultivate the Habit

Cultivate ...

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FAQs for Social Media and Media
Social Media & Media 6 months agoBy: ajdelcastillo

DP COUNCIL

SOCIAL MEDIA AND MEDIA SECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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

 

If your company collects, stores, uses, shares, or discloses any information about a person, you are a personal information controller. If you were outsourced or instructed by a PIC to process personal data, then you are a personal information processor or PIP. In both instances, applies regardless of whether or not the personal information you hold, or process involves a Filipino citizen.

 

The media may be collecting personal ...

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