DATA POLICY STATEMENT
1. Application of this Data Policy
The statements in this policy apply only to datasets accessible through data.gov.ph. Nothing in this policy shall be construed as a limitation or modification of existing laws, rules, and legal precedents.
Unless otherwise indicated, datasets accessed through data.gov.ph are offered free and
without restriction. However, proper attribution must be credited to the publishing
Some datasets available through data.gov.ph have different governing licenses, indicated in
its corresponding metadata. In such cases, the user shall observe the terms and conditions
stipulated in the license provided.
3. Public information
Datasets accessed through data.gov.ph are confined to public information as defined by
existing laws, rules, and legal precedents.
The Open Data Philippines and publishing government agencies have no
controls on re-use or end use of datasets accessed through data.gov.ph. Once datasets
have been downloaded from data.gov.ph or from any agency's website, the government
cannot vouch for its re-use, including derivative works and analyses consequent from these
In support of citizen engagement, feedback from users regarding datasets, metadata,
visualizations, and other forms of content in data.gov.ph are welcomed and encouraged.
Feedback on datasets will be forwarded by the Open Data Philippines to the
concerned government agency.
6. Data providers
Access to some of the datasets will link to the website of the source agency. In such cases
when the user leaves data.gov.ph, the user is subject to the privacy and security policies of
the data provider's website.
As the data providers, government agencies retain management and version control of their datasets. Hence, only the publishing government agency can guarantee the quality and timeliness of its datasets.
The statements in this policy and the data at data.gov.ph may be changed, updated, or deleted without prior notice.
Data.gov.ph is the official open data portal of the Government of the Philippines and is
managed by the Open Data Philippines.