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The Philippines Consults on Draft Consent and Private Identification Cards Guidelines | Privacy World

Southeast Asia and the EU Publish

The Philippines’ National Privacy Commission (NPC) has released for public comment two sets of draft guidelines on:

  • Consent as a basis for processing personal data (Consent Guidelines)[1]
  • The issuance and use of identification cards by private organizations (ID Cards Guidelines)[2]

Consent Guidelines

Consent is acknowledged as the most common criterion for processing personal

On 22 May 2023, the Philippines’ National Privacy Commission (NPC) and the Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)[1] to cooperate on data protection matters.

Under the MOU, the authorities will provide mutual assistance in investigations pertaining to cross-border data incidents and breaches, and