University Data Protection Office Blog

June 04, 2018
04 04 June 2018 FEATURE: Beyond the laws: Building a student data privacy compliance program 18 May 2018 WASHINGTON D.C. --- Building a culture of compliance in...
June 04, 2018
The digital age (also known as the information age) is how most people describe the present era. The term is quite fitting given how information—thanks to the ubiquitous use of technology—has never been more accessible today than any other period in history. Numerous advancements and...
May 25, 2018
Toys are an essential cultural component of every society. Like most other tools, they have also come a long way courtesy of many modern day technological upheavals. From primitive devices like rocks and sticks, to dolls and stuffed animals, we now have interactive toys that also...
May 18, 2018
  03 18 May 2018 NEWS: Hacked school might not be able to pick a valedictorian 11 May 2018 UNITED STATES—A school in Alabama is having difficulties ranking...
Map of the ASEAN member states (Photo from www.asean.org)
May 15, 2018
The world had its first recorded data protection policy in Germany, as early as 1970. Sweden, France, and the U.S. soon followed suit. Since then, many countries around the world have also enacted their respective privacy and data protection laws. Here in the Philippines, the Data Privacy...
May 09, 2018
A little over two years ago, in the run-up to the 2016 national elections, a massive data breach earned the Philippines an unenviable place in the global spotlight. The headlines then said it all: Personal data of 55 million Filipino voters exposed! 55M people at risk! PH suffers biggest...
May 08, 2018
02 08 May 2018 FEATURE: Where do student’s privacy and learning assessment meet 2 May 2018 Research and surveys are normally done by schools as part of their effort...
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May 08, 2018
A Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) system is made up of cameras capturing and transmitting data to a video recorder or display monitor via cables or wireless communication links. It is considered closed-circuit because its signals are transmitted only to those authorized to access the...
April 27, 2018
After the release of its first-ever Privacy Notice last March 27, the Ateneo de Manila University has followed it up with a Privacy Policy for Website Visitors, which was posted on the website of the University Data Protection Office (UDPO) last 23 April 2017. The document is part of a...
April 26, 2018
Hoping to maintain optimal transparency when processing personal data under its control or custody, the Ateneo De Manila University, through its University Data Protection Office (UDPO), has officially published another Privacy Policy—this time, intended for school personnel. For its...

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