19 Apr Data Privacy Bootcamp for HR Professionals (September 15, 2018)
The Disini & Disini Law Office and Digital Freedom Network successfully conducted a landmark one-day bootcamp on the Data Privacy Act designed specifically for HR professionals. “Data Privacy Bootcamp for HR Professionals” was held on 15 September 2018 at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City, with over 160 trainees from diverse industries from the private sector. The event was co-presented by Disini & Disini Law Office, with partners ISACA, Manila Bulletin, and After Six.
The sessions were delivered by the Disini Data Privacy Core Team, led by Digital Freedom Network’s founder and Executive Director Jose Jesus M. Disini, Jr. After receiving an overview of the basics of data privacy and the Data Privacy Act, participants delved into They covered such data privacy topics of special interest to human resource managers such as the retention of employee records, the use of employee data to create profiles for performance evaluation, the disclosure of information on employee’s disciplinary proceedings, and the use of social media and other online sources in conducting background checks for job candidates. The session concluded with a session on best information security practices facilitated by Kamesh Ganeson of ECC International.