The University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) Data Privacy Officer (DPO) and Deputy Director of the Office of Legal Affairs – University Data Privacy Office (OLA-UDPO), Asst. Prof. Karlo Martin C. Caramugan, delivered an insightful presentation about RA10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012. The activity took place during the 1st Bureau of Local Government Finance Region XI (BLGF XI) and the Regional Association of Treasurers and Assessors Inc. Region XI (REGATA XI) Joint Conference for CY 2023 on June 15, 2023, at the Grand Men Seng Hotel.
Mr. Caramugan shed light on RA 10173 and shared USeP’s exemplary practices in integrating the said Act into the University operations. By sharing these experiences, USeP has become a source of inspiration for other organizations seeking to enhance their commitment to data privacy in compliance with the legislation.
The participating organizations at the conference recognized the immense value in learning from USeP’s journey and Mr. Caramugan’s expertise. They acknowledged the significance of gaining insights from a renowned institution that seamlessly incorporates data privacy principles into its diverse processes.
This knowledge-sharing initiative not only strengthens USeP’s dedication to data privacy but also serves as a pivotal milestone in its broader objective to establish itself as a leading advocate of data privacy in the Davao region, solidifying its position as a pioneer in implementing effective data privacy measures.
Undoubtedly, USeP’s outstanding practices and Mr. Caramugan’s expertise contribute to the continuous advancement and promotion of data privacy standards. This benefits organizations and individuals alike in their pursuit of safeguarding sensitive information and upholding data privacy.