Data Privacy Notice
In accordance with the Department of Education's (DepEd) mandate to protect and promote the right to and access to quality basic education, DepEd collects various data and information, including personal information, from various subjects using different systems. In the processing of these data and information, DepEd is committed to ensure the free flow of information as required under the Freedom of Information Act (Executive Order No. 2, s. 2016) and to protect and respect the confidentiality and privacy of these data and information as required under the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10173). Request for data and information, unless access is denied when such data and information fall under any of the exceptions enshrined in the Constitution, existing law or jurisprudence, shall be guided by the DepEd Freedom of Information Manual (Department Order No. 72, s. 2016). Only authorized DepEd personnel have access to personal information collected, the exchange of which will be facilitated through email and web applications. These will be stored in a database in accordance with government policies, rules, regulations, and guidelines. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information DepEd holds about you, as well as the right to ask for its correction, if found erroneous, or deletion on reasonable grounds. You may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.