Data Privacy

Under the Data Privacy Act (“DPA”), the National Privacy Commission (“NPC”), and its implementing rules and regulations, notice is hereby given that anyone who (a) visits the BPLaw website and BP law offices, (b) meets with our BPLaw lawyers and non-legal staff, or (c) communicates in any way with BPLaw lawyers and non-legal staff is subject to the terms of the BPLaw Privacy Policy.

Who we are

Our website address is BPLaw offices provide the full range of legal services necessary for any activity relating to conducting business in the Philippines. We have a broad general practice covering a wide range of legal issues and problems, including corporate and commercial law, labor and employment law, banking, securities, insurance, banking, intellectual property, tax, product liability, commercial real estate transactions, and computer and internet law.

Data we collect

When you visit our physical offices, browse the BPLaw website, meet with our lawyers and non-attorney personnel, or communicate with them in any other manner, BPLaw Offices may gather data about you.


Either (a) BPLaw is collecting data as part of its job as a legal counsel, or (b) BPLaw is collecting data for one of the legal reasons listed in the DPA, such as data protection, contract fulfillment, legal obligations placed on the controller of personal information, compliance with relevant Philippine laws and regulations, or safety.

In particular, when you use BPLaw’s legal services, you explicitly agree to BPLaw collecting, storing, disclosing, distributing, deleting, and otherwise managing your data as needed for legal representation. In addition, in the event that you give BPLaw personal information about other people, you guarantee to BPLaw that you have permission from those people or that you have the necessary authorization to give such information, and that the other party has given permission for this privacy notice before sending it.


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string, to help with spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience, so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves like the visitor visiting another website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


BPLaw, as a law office, is subject not only to the DPA but also to the Code of Professional Responsibilities and pertinent confidentiality restrictions included in the Rules of Court of the Philippines. Therefore, information sent to BPLaw is confidential and not disclosed to third parties outside the legal firm unless specifically permitted by law or contract.

Who do we share your data with?

BPLaw shares data subjects using required safety and security measures to guarantee that the data will be used only for legitimate stated purposes when data sharing is permitted by law or contract. On the BPLaw website, If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data?

BPLaw keeps data for as long as the relevant government agencies require it and the collection’s legal justification is clear. On the BPLaw website, if you leave a comment or feedback, the comment or feedback and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights do you have over your data?

BPLaw acknowledges the rights of data subjects as outlined and granted under Section 16 of the DPA.

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where is your data sent?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Reservations, Inquiries and Complaints

You are advised to review this page frequently since BPLaw has the right to modify this privacy notice anytime.

You can contact BPLaw using the following methods if you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy notice or any concerns about data privacy:

The Data Privacy Officer
1009 West Tower, PSE Center, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.


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