Data Protection v. Data Privacy

Understanding the term itself is the first step in order to be able to fully grasp its concept and how it is applied. Data Protection and Data Privacy, being synonymous to each other, are always most likely to be interchanged. However, no matter how interconnected these both are, the two have different meanings and applicationsContinue reading “Data Protection v. Data Privacy”

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”

Tips for DPOs when Discussing Data Privacy

One of the functions of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) is to inform and cultivate awareness on privacy and data protection within the organization of the Personal Information Controller (PIC) or Personal Information Processor (PIP), including all relevant laws, rules and regulations and issuances of the National Privacy Commission (NPC).  Such task is not asContinue reading “Tips for DPOs when Discussing Data Privacy”

Creating a “Private Set-Up”

Nowadays, majority of people have access to the internet. The window to the world wide web, physically is our gadgets (be it our mobile devices, laptops or computers). But digitally, in order to access information in the internet, you most likely need a browser. Have you ever given a thought about the browser you use?Continue reading “Creating a “Private Set-Up””

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