Data Privacy Awareness & Protection 101

Date: 26-27 October 2017, 9 am-4 pm
Venue: MBC Room, Philippine Social Science Center

This training course is an expanded version of the previous Training Workshop on Privacy Protection in Research. It aims to introduce participants to the principles of and regulatory requirements for data privacy, and teach privacy protection tools and techniques. Over the course of two days, the participants shall learn:

  • Principles of data privacy
  • Data Privacy Act of 2012
  • Duties and responsibilities of a Privacy Officer
  • Researcher’s privacy protection tools
  • Data types and cycle and privacy protection planning
  • Privacy impact and risk assessment
  • Privacy protection in research design and conduct
  • Data and record management
  • Privacy protection techniques in quantitative and qualitative research

Blended learning methods, including interactive lectures, readings, hands-on exercises, and group workshops, shall be employed.

This training is intended for researchers, academics, and  data administrators  from the government and private sector.

Prof. Peter A. Sy (UP Diliman), Chairperson of the Privacy Expert Group, DOH-DOST National Governance Steering Committee and Technical Working Group on eHealth, will serve as resource speaker.

Registration fee is PhP5,500, inclusive of meals, USB and certificate of completion.

Registration procedures:
1. Register online

2. Pay through Paypal

3. or Pay through bank*

Acct. name: Philippine Social Science Council Inc.
Acct. no: 151-001679-2 (CA)
Bank: UCPB Diliman Branch

*email a scanned copy of your deposit slip to

Cancellation policy:

  • PSSC shall refund 50% of the fee if it receives the cancellation by October 15.
  • Cancellations received from October 16 onwards shall not be refunded.
  • PSSC accepts substitution if the registered participant cannot attend the training.

Slots available: 30

For queries, call 929-2671 or email