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”
Category Archives: Privacy Rights
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?”
MGLB vs. PAYMAYA PHILIPPINES, INC. (NPC 19-653)
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)”
MSH vs. RSF & TCC (NPC 18-142)
The Commission finds that the respondent should indemnify MSH for the damages sustained due to the inaccurate and false information found in her previous TORs. Based on Section 11(c) of the DPA, and Section 19(d) of the IRR of the DPA, the respondent, being a PIC, had the obligation to ensure that MSH’s personal informationContinue reading “MSH vs. RSF & TCC (NPC 18-142)”
Profiling and Data Privacy
If the collection of your information was pursuant to a legal obligation or duty, this must be done in good faith and carried out with justice. Meaning to say, your data and information should not be collected in a harassing manner.
Vaccine Registration and Personal Data
Have you read the Data Privacy Consent Form or Data Privacy Statement that may have been attached to these online forms?
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”
DATA PROTECTION AND ONLINE PROFILING by Rachel Granates
Data Privacy became one of the big issues that countries around the world have been trying to address. Privacy advocates in the Philippines demanded for stringent privacy laws and the government responded. Because of that, we have now the Data Privacy of 2012 (DPA) which is being implemented by the National Privacy Commission (NPC). ButContinue reading “DATA PROTECTION AND ONLINE PROFILING by Rachel Granates”
Conditions for Voluntary Disclosure of Information of PUM/PUI/Covid19 Patients
There is an appeal asking the persons who are PUM/PUI/Covid19+ to make voluntary disclosure of their identities. It is our opinion that this can be done considering that under the Data Privacy Act (DPA), consent is one of the criteria to lawfully process a personal data. Consent is also one of criteria where data sharingContinue reading “Conditions for Voluntary Disclosure of Information of PUM/PUI/Covid19 Patients”
Privacy Rights under the Data Privacy Act
The Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) or Republic Act 10173 is the law which seeks to protect personal data of individuals and imposes upon the government and the private sector the obligation to safeguard said data. The data subject refers to an individual whose personal, sensitive personal, or privileged information is processed. Under theContinue reading “Privacy Rights under the Data Privacy Act”