“The Importance of Data Privacy for Travel Agencies: Protecting Your Customers’ Personal Information”

Data privacy is a crucial issue for businesses in the Philippines, including travel agencies. For travel agencies, data privacy is important because they collect and process a significant amount of personal data from their customers, including names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and payment information. In some cases, they may also collect sensitive data suchContinue reading ““The Importance of Data Privacy for Travel Agencies: Protecting Your Customers’ Personal Information””

Privacy Pitfalls: Why You Should be Wary of Sharing Personal Information in Surveys

As consumers, it is not uncommon to encounter businesses that solicit feedback on their products and services. However, many of these surveys require respondents to provide personal information such as their name, email address, and phone number. It is important to consider the safety of this information and to question the necessity of providing it.Continue reading “Privacy Pitfalls: Why You Should be Wary of Sharing Personal Information in Surveys”

Privacy Matters: Understanding Data Privacy in the Philippines

The Data Privacy Act of 2012 is a law in the Philippines that aims to protect the privacy of individuals with respect to their personal data in information and communications systems. The law sets out rules for the collection, use, storage, and processing of personal data by both government and private entities. Some of theContinue reading “Privacy Matters: Understanding Data Privacy in the Philippines”

“Behind Bars and Beyond: Exploring the Intersection of Data Privacy and Criminal Justice”

Data privacy is a fundamental right that applies to all individuals, including criminal suspects and convicts. It protects their personal information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure, and gives them control over how their personal information is collected, used, and shared. In the context of criminal justice, data privacy plays a crucial role in protectingContinue reading ““Behind Bars and Beyond: Exploring the Intersection of Data Privacy and Criminal Justice””

Is Sim registration beneficial??

Is your SIM registered already? Deadline to register is fast approaching. Since December 29, 2022, all users must register their SIM cards; otherwise, they will be permanently deactivated after six months. Additionally, new SIM card users must register their cards before using them. Once a customer buys a SIM card, retailers and telecom companies areContinue reading “Is Sim registration beneficial??”

What information can you divulge during a job interview?

Even while every job application is unique, in order to successfully complete the application, you’ll need to gather a variety of personal information. This contains information about your professional background, academic background, and current contact details. Here are some tips that you may provide in a job interview: Only Share Data That Is Relevant: You wantContinue reading “What information can you divulge during a job interview?”


In this case, Respondent Paymaya Philippines, Inc is hereby ORDERED to furnish the Complainant MGLB the name of the recipient of her personal information in compliance with Section 16 (c) (3) of the Data Privacy Act, and pay the Complainant the amount of Forty Thousand (P40,000) Pesos as nominal damages to vindicate Complainant’s right to access, whichContinue reading “MGLB vs. PAYMAYA PHILIPPINES, INC. (NPC 19-653)”


The usage of closed-circuit television (CCTV) nowadays became even more prevalent in the world of technology. Installing CCTVs aids in identifying future anomalies, provides people with the feeling of safety, and gives a long-term cost-effective solution to privacy and security concerns. CCTVs are tools which support safety and security of personal information controllers (PICs) andContinue reading “CCTV AND DATA PRIVACY”

Understanding App Permissions

Permissions are the activities that the app can perform on your phone or device. These include access to your calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, phone, and even your location. The permissions asked by apps vary depending on the purpose where the data collected are to be used.  The following are some common app permissions as describedContinue reading “Understanding App Permissions”

Mandatory Data Processing Activities during MECQ and GCQ

Since some of the establishments will be reopening under the MEQC and GCQ, processing of personal data will play a role in preventing further spread of Covid19.  Under the DTI and DOLE Interim Guidelines on Workplace Prevention and Control of Covid-19, there are measures that should be implemented in all workplaces consistent with the objectives ofContinue reading “Mandatory Data Processing Activities during MECQ and GCQ”