University Data Protection Office Blog

March 03, 2020
No. 20-05 3 March 2020   NEWS | A tracking app being used to check on student's attendance 18 February 2020 USA – A tracking app called “...
March 02, 2020
Here in the Philippines, the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) requires any institution that collects and processes personal data to comply with its provisions, regardless of sector or industry. In the realm of sports, this means even athletic associations for schools are obliged to adhere to...
February 20, 2020
No. 20-04 20 February 2020 FEATURE | How will India's Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 impact schools? 3 February 2020 INDIA – With India’s 2019 Personal Data Protection Bill undergoing...
February 19, 2020
In the first of this 2-part series, we did a quick scan of HB 5612, which is one of the two bills at the House of Representatives seeking to amend the Data Privacy Act of 2012. We’re only halfway through. As we continue our review, let us now go over some of the minor, but still...
February 10, 2020
The spread of disinformation is a rapidly growing problem that has resulted in massive deception, political and ethnic tensions, violence, a declining trust in journalism, and a clear and present threat to democratic societies. Despite its debilitating global impact (affecting at least 70...
February 06, 2020
  In several months’ time, the country’s data protection law—Republic Act No. 10173, also called the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA)—will be seven years old. Inform people of this fact, though, and most will probably say it doesn’t really feel like it. After all, it was only in 2016...
February 05, 2020
No. 20-03 5 February 2020 NEWS | Gambling companies use school data to boost online gambling among young 19 January 2020 UK — The Department of Education has discovered that a company has...
January 29, 2020
No. 20-02 29 January 2020 NEWS | Chandigarh school student's data being sold to coaching centers 7 January 2020 INDIA — Data of Chandigarh school students, including names and the contact number...
January 28, 2020
If you’re a privacy professional, a privacy advocate, or even if you’re just an individual who regularly shares personal information, here’s an interesting holiday to take note of: “Data Privacy Day” (or “Data Protection Day” in Europe). It’s celebrated annually, every 28th of January....
January 21, 2020
Widespread connectivity, cloud storage, portable devices, and the constantly increasing amount of data being handled by companies have made data security a critical part of any modern organization’s day-to-day concerns. This is because, along with these developments, the risk of experiencing...

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