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Celebrate International Data Privacy Day with IAPP KnowledgeNet Philippines

Data privacy professionals around the world celebrate International Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2020. Part of this global celebration will be the IAPP KnowledgeNet Philippines Chapter’s first meeting for the year, featuring a discussion of House Bill No. 5612 amending the Data Privacy Act.

Newly-appointed Deputy Commissioner John Henry Naga of the National Privacy Commission will deliver a keynote. Meanwhile, Ms. Ivy Grace Villasoto, Head of the NPC’s Privacy Policy Office, will be presenting the highlights of the HB 5612. Her presentation will be followed by reactions from panelists representing different sectors of business: BPO, Telecommunications, Hospitality, and Legal.

Learn more about the proposed amendments to the Data Privacy Act and get a chance to meet other Privacy professionals in the Philippines. To register, you may follow this link:

(IMPORTANT: You will need a profile for the IAPP website to register for the meeting. Create your IAPP website profile for free here:


I am Cecilia Soria, a Privacy Attorney. This blog is where I share news and insights as I continue to learn more about privacy.


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