What is data privacy law in the Philippines?

What is data privacy law in the Philippines?

Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act is a law that seeks to protect all forms of information, be it private, personal, or sensitive. It is meant to cover both natural and juridical persons involved in the processing of personal information.

What does a privacy notice disclose?

Privacy Notice: A statement made to a data subject that describes how the organization collects, uses, retains and discloses personal information. A privacy notice is sometimes referred to as a privacy statement, a fair processing statement or sometimes a privacy policy.

What are the three federal laws to protect privacy?

Currently, three states in the US have three different comprehensive consumer privacy laws: California (CCPA and its amendment, CPRA), Virginia (VCDPA), and Colorado (ColoPA).

What is personal information under the data protection Act?

This means personal data has to be information that relates to an individual. That individual must be identified or identifiable either directly or indirectly from one or more identifiers or from factors specific to the individual.

Can personal data be shared without permission?

No. Organisations don’t always need your consent to use your personal data. They can use it without consent if they have a valid reason. These reasons are known in the law as a ‘lawful basis’, and there are six lawful bases organisations can use.

What are the acts punishable under data privacy Act?

The processing of sensitive personal information for unauthorized purposes shall be penalized by imprisonment ranging from two (2) years to seven (7) years and a fine of not less than Five hundred thousand pesos (Php500,000.00) but not more than Two million pesos (Php2,000,000.00) shall be imposed on persons processing …

What are the two types of privacy notices?

PAGE 2 of PRIVACY NOTICES There are three types of privacy notices defined in the regulations: an initial notice, an annual notice, and a revised notice.

When must a privacy notice be provided?

You must provide a clear and conspicuous notice to customers that accurately reflects your privacy policies and practices not less than annually during the continuation of the customer relationship. Annually means at least once in any period of 12 consecutive months during which that relationship exists.

What are the 7 principles of the Data Protection Act?

At a glance

  • Lawfulness, fairness and transparency.
  • Purpose limitation.
  • Data minimisation.
  • Accuracy.
  • Storage limitation.
  • Integrity and confidentiality (security)
  • Accountability.

What is it called when someone shares your personal information?

Doxing (sometimes written as Doxxing) is the act of revealing identifying information about someone online, such as their real name, home address, workplace, phone, financial, and other personal information. That information is then circulated to the public — without the victim’s permission.

What is the punishment for violation of privacy?

A violation of privacy is defined in Section 66-E as disregarding the privacy of a person by intentionally or knowingly taking, publishing, or broadcasting an image of his or her private areas without his/her consent. The punishment is up to 3 years of imprisonment or fine up to rupees two lakhs or both.

How do I give a privacy notice?

Privacy notices should be:

  1. concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible;
  2. written in clear and plain language;
  3. actionable where necessary, with specific and explicit choices highlighted; and.

What are the 8 main principles of the Data Protection Act?

The Eight Principles of Data Protection

  • Fair and lawful.
  • Specific for its purpose.
  • Be adequate and only for what is needed.
  • Accurate and up to date.
  • Not kept longer than needed.
  • Take into account people’s rights.
  • Kept safe and secure.
  • Not be transferred outside the EEA.