We have some insightful sessions lined up for our discussion on India’s draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022, next week. We’ll consider a host of issues around the proposed legislation, including its impact on businesses and citizens.
Event: Reworking the Data Protection Bill
Date: December 8, 2022
Time: 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Venue: Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Delhi
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This is an invite-only event with limited seating, so be sure to register to attend. Seats are first come, first serve, and fill up fast!
- 10:30 AM: The Obligations of Data Fiduciaries and User Rights
- 12:30 PM: Cross Border Data Flows
- 1:00 PM: Lunch Break
- 1:45 PM: Privacy Safeguards for Children
- 2:30 PM: Government Access to Data
- 3:15 PM: The Role of the Data Protection Board, Data Breaches, and Penalties
Discussions during the event will focus on issues which include:
- How does the Bill compare to the data protection bills from 2018, 2019, and 2021?
- Why is the Bill being called the “as may be prescribed” Bill?
- What rights do users have under the Bill?
- What is the concept of “deemed consent” and is it problematic?
- Do children below 18 (including teenagers) need parental consent to use any app or website?
- How have powers for the government to access data and grant exemptions expanded?
- How should data collectors prevent and report data breaches?
- Who all are exempt from complying with the Bill?
- Which countries can data collectors transfer personal data to?
- What is the Data Protection Board of India and what are its powers?
- What are the penalties for non-compliance with the Act?
- Will the Bill regulate non-personal data?
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