Introduction to Data Privacy

with Ernesto R. Tarroza, Jr., BSEE, MSEE



DURATION 1.5 hours
COURSE TYPE Self-paced
CATEGORY Professional Development

In today's digital world where one's right to personal data is being indiscriminately breached, this is a good starting point for individuals and organizations to appreciate the value of data privacy. Those who want to expand their knowledge on data security from the privacy policy perspective may also find this course interesting.

We strongly recommend for finishers in this course to enroll in our follow-on data privacy deep dive course. Institutions may use the subsequent course for its members or employees to comply with the Data Privacy Act.

We'll start by appreciating Data Privacy and how it affects our lives as netizens in this digital world. Then we'll cover the Data Privacy Act of the Philippines and use it as anchor for better understanding of key data privacy principles. We'll also introduce the National Privacy Commission as the governing body for data privacy in the Philippines

At the end of course, you will be able to

  1. Understand data privacy and its importance.
  2. Know some key terminologies in data privacy
  3. Learn about the Philippines’ Data Privacy Act (DPA) of 2012 and its governing body, the National Privacy Commission
  4. Enumerate sanctions against the law and get instructions on how to get started with one’s own  data privacy compliance journey

Who should take this course

Individual learners wanting to learn more about Data Privacy. 

This is also a good introductory material for organizations that need to educate to its members or employees in data privacy as per the Data Privacy Law of 2012.

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Ernesto R. Tarroza, Jr., BSEE, MSEE
General Manager
Xepto Computing, Inc

Ernie Tarroza has over 30 years of solid experience in the field of Information Technology (IT). He graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.