The GCG conforms to the provisions of R.A. No. 10173 or the “Data Privacy Act of 2012.” Pursuant thereto, no personal information, sensitive or otherwise,1 shall be published, transmitted, or disposed without the consent of the applicant.
The applicant has the right to withdraw the submitted information at any time after completion of the ADDF. However, such withdrawal shall mean cancellation of the entire application.
1R.A. No. 10173, Section 3:
(g) Personal information refers to any information whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual.
(I) Sensitive personal information refers to personal information: