Phillipines Data Privacy Act to Impact IT Offshore Outsourcing

October 19, 2016 3:47 pm | Updated 5 years ago.

The art of protecting data first came into Philippines in 2012 with the passing of the Data Privacy Act of 2012. The Act made the formation of National Privacy Commission mandatory for the implementation and enforcement of the Act. The implementing rules and regulation of the act was finalized and the Act finally came into effect on September 9th 2016.The IRRs (implementing rules and regulations of the Act) has a deep rooted impact on the IT and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing IT industry) and will change the way how It offshore outsourcing are being done.

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