Digital Personal Data Protection Act Table of Contents

Table of Content


Introduction to Data Protection Laws

  • Overview of data protection landscape in India
  • Evolution of data protection regulations
  • Key terms and definitions

Legal Framework

  • The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022
  • Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023
  • Comparison with GDPR and other global frameworks
  • Principles of data protection

Obligations of Data Fiduciary

  • Grounds for processing digital personal data
  • Notice
  • Consent
  • Deemed consent
  • General obligations of Data Fiduciary
  • Additional obligations in relation to processing of personal data of children
  • Additional obligations of Significant Data Fiduciary

Rights & Duties of Data Principal

  • Right to information about personal data
  • Right to correction and erasure of personal data
  • Right of grievance redressal
  • Right to nominate
  • Duties of Data Principal

Special Provisions

  • Transfer of personal data outside India
  • Exemptions

Data Protection Board of India

  • Functions of the Board
  • Ensuring compliance with the provisions of the Act
  • Review and Appeal
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Voluntary Undertaking
  • Financial Penalty

Data Processing

  • Lawful basis for processing personal data
  • Consent management and withdrawal
  • Processing sensitive personal data

Data Breach Management

  • Identifying and assessing data breaches
  • Reporting and notification requirements
  • Mitigation and response strategies

Cross-Border Data Transfers

  • Adequacy assessments and standard contractual clauses
  • Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) and other mechanisms
  • Impact of data localization requirements

Privacy by Design and Default

  • Integrating data protection into system design
  • Minimizing data collection and retention
  • Ensuring user consent options

Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

  • Purpose and scope of DPIAs
  • Conducting DPIAs and risk assessments
  • Mitigating risks and addressing findings

Case Studies and Practical Scenarios

  • Real-world examples of data protection issues
  • Problem-solving and decision-making exercises
  • Best practices from various industries

Emerging Technologies and Data Protection

  • Privacy considerations in AI, IoT, and blockchain
  • Challenges in securing biometric and genetic data
  • Ethical implications of data usage

Industry-Specific Compliance

  • Healthcare, finance, e-commerce, and other sectors
  • Sector-specific regulations and guidelines
  • Tailoring data protection practices to industry needs


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