E-Commerce Consumer Protection Regulation

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E-Commerce Consumer Protection Regulation




Last 2008, the Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Health issued a consumer protection joint circular providing consumer protection guidelines on the selling of products and services through e-commerce. This includes: 1. E-Commerce merchants are required to adopt fair and reasonable business practices. Sell products that meet quality and safety… Read more »

Salient features of Data Privacy Act of 2012 – Republic Act 10173

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Salient features of Data Privacy Act of 2012 – Republic Act 10173




Republic Act 10173 or The Data Privacy Act of 2012 was approved into law last August 15, 2012. Here are its salient features: 1. It applies to processing of personal information (section 3g) and sensitive personal information (Section 3L). 2. Created the National Privacy Commission to monitor the implementation of this law. (section 7) 3. Gave parameters… Read more »

E-Commerce Boot Camp – Face to Face Session

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DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Boot Camp




To strengthen our ongoing E-Commerce Boot Camp online, we will be having a series of face-to-face events where participants can join and get the help needed in making their e-commerce project a reality. The following are our up-coming schedules: February 9, 2013 – Location63 2F, Hyundai Bldg, A.S. Fortuna St, Mandaue City, 6014 Cebu March… Read more »

FREE: DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Boot Camp #ecombootcamp

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DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Boot Camp




Do you want to put up an online business but don’t know how to get started? Do you have an e-commerce site but need help in growing it further? Join the FREE DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Boot Camp! (#ecombootcamp) Learn how to put up a website, market your products and services, accept payments online, and make your customers… Read more »

Digital Influencers Marketing Summit La Union (January 26, Thunderbird Resorts Poro Point)

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Digital Influencers Marketing Summit La Union




Boost your company’s revenue by working with influencers and brand advocates to generate awareness and interest in what you have to offer. Develop activities and advocacies that will take your brand image to a different level. The Digital Influencers Marketing Summit La Union#dim2013 aims to empower entrepreneurs, marketers, and advertisers with insights on working with… Read more »

Call for inputs on online taxation: BIR Draft Revenue Memorandum Circular on “Reiterates Taxpayer’s Obligations in Relation to Online Business Transactions”

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Call for inputs on online taxation: BIR Draft Revenue Memorandum Circular on “Reiterates Taxpayer’s Obligations in Relation to Online Business Transactions”




When the E-Commerce Law was passed, one of principles cited in its implementing rules and regulations is the concept of “neutral tax treatment”. This means policies governing the offline world, such as taxation, shall also apply in the online world. After 12 years of the E-Commerce Law, the Bureau of Internal Revenue is in the… Read more »