Data Privacy Act Awareness and Compliance Seminar


Held on the 27th of November year 2018 at the Reformare Wellness Center, Brgy. Aguado, Trece Martires City, Cavite, Helping Hand Development Cooperative conducted a symposium as part for the campaign of National Privacy Commission on the subject of the Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act. This is a law that seeks to protect all forms of information, be it private, personal, or sensitive. It is also meant to cover both natural and juridical persons involved in the processing of personal information.

The said symposium was led by Atty. Regine Noelle B. Ignacio, Attorney II of the Compliance and Monitoring Division of the National Privacy Commission. She then explained the scope, processing, compliance, and exceptions of the act.

HHDC staffs and clients representative from Ilaya Steel Bolts Corp., Serju Inc., Philippine Bobbin Corp., AAC Optics Phils Inc., MEC electronics Phils. Corp, Philippines Ogami, Enomoto Phils., Reliance Producers Cooperative and OEM Steel Fastener were some of the attendees.

Data Privacy act helps the company to keep proper data security and privacy measures to prevent data leakage while still ensuring that a company runs smoothly. This awareness promotes to build strong and concrete safeguards for the right to protection of individual personal data and information.

Submitted By: Patricia May G. Ting