The Visayan Daily Star reports:
The Joint Foreign Chamber of the Philippines has urged the government for the immediate establishment of National Privacy Commission in order for the Data Privacy Act of 2012 to take effect.
“The laudable potential impact of the law on the country and the IT-BPM-KPM industry, however, has been nullified because the government has not created the National Privacy Commission which would draft and issue the vital Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) needed for the law’s implementation,” JFC stated.
“The IRR is needed to provide the clear guidelines on dealing with data breaches, establishing data breach policies and response protocols and crafting safety standards, among others,” it added.
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