PSHS System Gears Up for Data Privacy Compliance
The DOST-Philippine Science High School System headed by Executive Director Lilia T. Habacon has taken initial steps towards compliance to the Data Privacy Act Law.
Around 19 participants, eyed as Data Protection Officers, from the 16 PSHS campuses and Office of the Executive Director, attended a one-day Seminar-Workshop on Data Privacy Act last October 25, 2017 held at Hotel Estrella, Tacloban, Leyte.
The resource speakers, who are all from the National Privacy Commission, were Deputy Privacy Commissioner, Atty. Ivy Patdu and Atty. Michael Santos, both PSHS alumni, and Atty. Karl John Baquiran.
The participants were briefed on the Overview of the Data Privacy Act (R.A. 10173) and Compliance Framework; Role and Functions of the Data Protection Officer and Breach Management. A Privacy Impact Assessment Workshop was held in the afternoon.