In support of promoting transparency and accountability in the processing of personal data, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) issued Circular No. 2022-04 titled ‘Registration of Personal Data Processing System, Notification Regarding Automated Decision-making or Profiling, Designation of Data Protection Officer, and the National Privacy Commission Seal of Registration.

The NPC emphasizes the importance of adhering to these guidelines. Failure to comply may result in sanctions and penalties, including the revocation of the certificate of registration, administrative fines, and the issuance of a cease and desist order.