Fundamentals of the Data Privacy Act: Lawful criteria of processing
ABOUT THE COURSE
Data privacy is important. Processing of personal information without regard for privacy can result in very real consequences such as a person’s loss of trust in an organization, a person’s loss of self-determination and self-autonomy, exclusion, stigmatization, power imbalance, and even physical harm.
The Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) elevates the right to privacy as a fundamental human right. At the end of this course, you will have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of this Act especially the kind of activities considered as processing under the DPA, what constitutes personal and sensitive personal information, the most appropriate lawful criteria of processing this information, and the role of the entities involved.
Module 1: What is data privacy?
Module 2: The Scope of the DPA
Module 3: The Lawful Criteria for Processing
Module 4: Entities Involved in the Processing of Personal Information
ATTY. LEANDRO ANGELO Y. AGUIRRE
Leandro Angelo Y. Aguirre, Deputy Commissioner of the National Privacy Commission, is a lawyer, law professor, and privacy advocate.
He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2009 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2010. In 2013, he obtained his Master of Laws from Harvard Law School where he took subjects on, among others, mergers and acquisition, information privacy, and corporate and capital markets law and policy. In 2014, he was admitted to the New York State Bar.