DATA PRIVACY 2017-09-04T09:53:14+00:00

 

Data Privacy and ICT Law

Fajardo Law Offices is a full-service law firm comprised of highly-skilled and dedicated legal professionals with extensive expertise in Data Privacy and Information Communications Technology (ICT) law, regulatory compliance and cyber-crimes litigation.

Partners of the firm, who are Ivy League educated and qualified to practice in foreign jurisdictions, have advised the National Privacy Commission on matters of privacy policy and enforcement, drawing from their experience in the fields of Information Privacy, Corporate Governance, and Information Technology. We have also practiced before notable government agencies such as the National Telecommunications Commission and the Department of Transportation. Our extensive experience in data privacy and ICT law includes, among others, the banking, telecommunications and business process outsourcing industries.

Our lawyers can provide the following range of services covering Data Privacy and ICT law, regulatory compliance and cyber-crimes litigation, including:

  1. Privacy Impact Assessments and the Development of Organizational Compliance Roadmaps and Data Privacy Management Programs;
  2. DPO and Information Registration Assistance Services with the National Privacy Commission (NPC);
  3. Development and organization of a Data Protection Office;
  4. Development of privacy policies, fair use and acceptable use policies, confidentiality clauses, notice and consent forms and mechanisms, information request/access guidelines and procedures, and internal access control policies and procedures;
  5. Preparation of data sharing agreements and contractual terms covering third-party data arrangements including trans-border data flows;
  6. Preparation, review and/or revision of data breach management protocols, including the data breach notifications to the NPC and affected data subjects;
  7. Preparation, review and/or revision of internal data retention and disposal policies and procedures;
  8. Review of and participation in internal data privacy training for Human Resource Management;
  9. Preparation and/or review of ICT contracts;
  10. Representation before regulatory agencies; and
  11. Data privacy and cyber-crimes litigation.

 

Our Data Privacy and ICT Law Team:

Juan Paolo F. Fajardo

PARTNER

Academic Degree and Qualifications

 

 

  • Masters of Law in Information Privacy and Competition Law– Columbia Law School, New York, NY
  • Juris DoctorUniversity of the Philippines, College of Law, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Member, Philippine Bar, Philippine Bar Association
  • Certified for Admission, New York Bar

Leandro Angelo Y. Aguirre

PARTNER

Academic Degree and Qualifications
 
 
  • Masters of Law in Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition Law, and Corporate Governance– Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
  • Juris DoctorUniversity of the Philippines, College of Law, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Member, Philippine Bar, Philippine Bar Association
  • Member, New York Bar

Arthur Anthony S. Alicer

PARTNER

Academic Degree and Qualifications
 
 
  • Juris DoctorUniversity of the Philippines, College of Law, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Significant Experience in Information Communications Technology and Automated Elections.
  • Member, Philippine Bar, Philippine Bar Association, and JCI Manila.

Previous Privacy Work:

  1. Consultants for the Office of the Commissioner, National Privacy Commission (“NPC”)
  2. Assisted in the formulation of the Privacy Accountability Matrix currently utilized by the NPC in privacy assessment modules.
  3. Assisted in the development of the NPC’s 30-60-90-day compliance plans for the private and public sectors.
  4. Assisted in the preparation of the NPC’s Do Not Call Register legislative proposal.
  5. Assisted in the development of industry-specific privacy codes of the NPC.
  6. Data Privacy Legal Assessment and Compliance, Universal Bank Privacy Impact Assessment Project
  7. Data Privacy Legal Assessment and Compliance, Government Agency

 

Previous Information and Communications Technology Work:

  • Contract and portfolio management experience relating to major Telecom’s transformation initiatives
  • Assisted in a Government Owned and Controlled Corporation in its IT Transformation initiatives.
  • IT contract review for ICT startups and systems integrators.
  • Practice in ICT and Telecommunications Law, including giving legal advice to companies and compliance with regulations and policies.
  • Practiced Election Law specializing in the ICT component of the Automated Election System (“AES”) during the 2010, 2013 and 2016 elections.