No less than the Deputy Commissioner of the National Privacy Commission, Atty. Leandro Angelo Y. Aguirre, shares his knowledge and expertise in privacy and responsible data sharing on the ACCESS groundbreaking e-platform.
A pioneer in online MCLE, ACCESS paved the way for this alternative delivery platform for Filipino lawyers. And now in the safety of their homes and offices, lawyers and those in the legal field can stay up-to-date with the law as taught by legal luminaries such as Atty. Aguirre.
For his lecture, “Fundamentals of the Data Privacy Act: Rights of a Data Subject,” Atty. Aguirre provides a general framework for discerning privacy implications of data processing. In addition, the course covers the various rights of data subject and the general privacy principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality.
Atty. Aguirre is a bonafide legal expert, having served as advisor for both Sen. Edgardo J. Angara and Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara in the formulation and implementation of their respective legislative agenda, including the bill that eventually became known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012.
Atty. Aguirre received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2009, and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2010. In 2013, he obtained his Master of Laws from Harvard Law School where he took subjects on mergers and acquisition, information privacy, and corporate and capital markets law and policy. In 2014, he was admitted to the New York State Bar.
As an educator, he has been teaching various subjects at the University of the Philippines College of Law since 2013, and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.