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Workshop about Data Privacy Compliance this August 31, 2017

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NPC requires organizations with at least 250 employees or those that are processing records with sensitive personal data of 1000 or more individuals to have their data processing systems registered. A deadline has been set which is on September 09, 2017.

For those in Cagayan de Oro, there’s a coming workshop to help you with Data Privacy Compliance which will be held in Philtown Hotel this coming August 31, 2017 – 8AM-5PM. Speaker will be Damian Domingo O. Mapa (Deputy Privacy Commissioner National Privacy Commission).

Registration Fee:
P1,000 per pax, on or before August 31, 2017 — to be paid on-site

The NPC recommends 5 data privacy guidelines to build your organization’s capacity to comply with the Data Privacy Act:

  1. Appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  2. Conduct a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)
  3. Create your Privacy Management Program (PMP)
  4. Implement your privacy and data protection (PDP) measures
  5. Regularly exercise your Breach Reporting Procedures (BRP)

Non-compliance to the Data Privacy Act can lead to the following consequences:

  • Being issued an order to stop processing
  • Being ordered to pay damages to data subjects whose rights were violated
  • Jail time for accountable officers

To know more details before the deadline hits, join us in this workshop and pre-register at goo.gl/8fmLHq

The sectors identified were the following;

  1. Government branches, bodies or entities, including national government agencies, bureaus or offices, constitutional commissions, local government units, and government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs).
  2. Banks and non-bank financial institutions, including pawnshops, non-stock savings and loan associations (NSSLAS)
  3. Telecommunications networks, internet service providers and other entities or organizations providing similar services
  4. Business process outsourcing companies
  5. Universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning, all other schools and training institutions
  6. Hospitals including primary care facilities, multi-specialty clinics, custodial care facilities, diagnostic or therapeutic facilities, specialized out-patient facilities and other organizations processing genetic data.
  7. Providers of insurance undertakings, including life and non-life companies, pre-need companies and insurance brokers
  8. Business involved mainly in direct marketing, networking, and companies providing reward cards and loyalty programs
  9. Pharmaceutical companies engaged in research
  10. Personal information processors (PIPs) processing personal data for a personal information controller (PIC) included in the preceding items, and data processing systems involving automated decision-making

Click here to register.

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