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All Posts | Sep 23,2018

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 27th September (Thursday) at Cochin

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 30th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on the draft Bill on 27 September 2018 (Thursday) at the Abad Plaza, MG Road, Cochin from 4.30pm to 8.00pm with GTech (GTech is the collaborative of IT companies in Kerala) as our partner. This is an invite only event with experts from Civil Society, Government, Academia, Industry and Media. The idea is to bring forward the perspectives of all stakeholders in order to build a comprehensive understanding of the issues in the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.

If you are interested in joining the discussion, tell us by filling the form at https://sflc.in/round-table-data-protection and we will get back to you at the earliest.

The Detailed Agenda for the Round Table is as follows:

All Posts | Sep 23,2018

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 26th September (Wednesday) at Mumbai

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 30th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on the draft Bill on 26 September 2018 (Wednesday) at the Taj Lands End, Bandra West, Mumbai from10.30am to 5.30pm. This is an invite only event with experts from Civil Society, Government, Academia, Industry and Media. The idea is to bring forward the perspectives of all stakeholders in order to build a comprehensive understanding of the issues in the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.

If you are interested in joining the discussion, tell us by filling the form at https://sflc.in/round-table-data-protection and we will get back to you at the earliest.

The Detailed Agenda for the Round Table is as follows:

All Posts | Sep 23,2018

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 25th September (Tuesday) at Bengaluru

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 30th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on the draft Bill on 25 September 2018 (Tuesday) at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, MG Road, Bengaluru from 10.30am to 4.30pm. This is an invite only event with experts from Civil Society, Government, Academia, Industry and Media. The idea is to bring forward the perspectives of all stakeholders in order to build a comprehensive understanding of the issues in the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.

If you are interested in joining the discussion, tell us by filling the form at https://sflc.in/round-table-data-protection and we will get back to you at the earliest.

The Detailed Agenda for the Round Table is as follows:

All Posts | Aug 27,2018

Round Table Discussion on the Personal Data Protection Bill: 4th September (Tuesday) at the IIC, Delhi

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sought comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 by the 10th of September 2018. We are holding a Round Table discussion on the draft Bill on 04 September 2018 (Tuesday) at the India International Centre (Seminar Hall No. 1), New Delhi between 1:45-5:00 pm. This is an invite only event with experts from Civil Society, Academia, Industry and Media. The idea is to bring forward the perspectives of all stakeholders in order to build a comprehensive understanding of the issues in the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.

The Detailed Agenda for the Round Table is as follows:

Registration (1:45 - 2:00pm)

Introduction by SFLC.in (2:00 - 2:15pm)

Session I: Data Principals and Data Fiduciaries (2:15 - 3:15pm)

  • User Rights
  • Data Fiduciary Obligations
  • Grounds for Processing

Session II: Data Localisation and Exemptions

  • Data Mirroring and Cross-Border Data Transfer
  • Surveillance
  • Exemptions

Tea Break (4:00 - 4:15pm)

Session III: Administration and Enforcement

  • Data Protection Authority and Appellate Tribunal
  • Compensation, Penalties and Offences

This is a curated discussion with limited seating capacity, if you're interested in joining the discussion, please write to us at mail at sflc.in.

All Posts | Jul 30,2018

Brief Analysis of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

On 27 July 2018, the nine-member expert committee headed by Justice B.N. Srikrishna submitted its Report along with a draft bill titled The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (“the Bill”) to the Ministry of Information and Technology (MeitY). The Report and the Bill are a result of a process that began last year, including internal meetings and a public consultation by the expert committee through a whitepaper. We, along with many other stakeholders, submitted our comments to the whitepaper in January 2018. (more…)

All Posts | Jul 28,2018

Summary of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

This is a summary of the key provisions of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (“the Bill”/ “the Act”). The Bill has been divided into 15 Chapters. It is composed of 112 Sections, with 2 schedules and 4 recitals. According to Section 1 of the Bill, the law shall apply to the whole of India. (more…)