What is PII (Personally Identifiable Information)?

What is PII (Personally Identifiable Information)?

The growing number of digital tools such as mobile phones, the Internet, e-commerce, and social media has resulted in a rapid increase in the volume of diverse data. Businesses collect, analyze, and process so-called “big data” that they subsequently share with other organizations. In the digital age, the concept of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has … Read more

RBI’s New Directive on DPDPA for Banks

RBI's New Directive on DPDPA for Banks

Regulatory bodies are important for determining the path of banking in an evolving financial environment. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a crucial order. It’s part of a regulatory sandbox update. Banks are required to adhere to the outlined requirements. These requirements are specified in the Data Protection and Privacy Act (DPDPA). This … Read more

What is Consent Manager defined in DPDPA?

The Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 (DPDP Act) marks a significant advancement in India’s approach to personal data protection and privacy. Central to this new legislation is the concept of a Consent Manager Framework. This innovative structure is designed to strike a balance between empowering individuals with control over their personal data and providing … Read more

DPDPA Compliance in 6 Steps

DPDPA Compliance in 6 Steps

Creating a comprehensive compliance roadmap for the Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023 is essential for organizations handling digital personal data in India. This blog post aims to outline the DPDPA Compliance in 6 Steps which every privacy professional should take to ensure proactive compliance with the Act, especially focusing on the most resource-intensive and … Read more

Children’s Data Protection under DPDPA

Children's Data Protection under DPDPA

India has made a major step towards protecting individual privacy rights with the Presidential assent of the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023, which has already passed both chambers of Parliament. The Puttaswamy Judgements of the Supreme Court provide the backbone of this historic piece of law, which sets out to establish the limits of … Read more

Data Security Shift: India’s DPDPA 2023

Data Security Shift: India's DPDPA 2023

In a landmark move, the Government of India has taken a momentous step towards securing its citizens’ digital rights and data privacy by passing the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023 (DPDPB). This groundbreaking legislation emphasizes individual rights and data protection, placing transparency and accountability at the heart of the digital economy. With this bill, … Read more

Empowering Data Protection: TDSAT to Hear Appeals

TDSAT Digital Personal Data Protection

Since more and more personal and professional data is being stored and processed digitally, data security has emerged as a pressing concern in the information age. In light of rising privacy concerns, the Indian government has introduced the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill. By giving the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) the authority … Read more

THE DIGITAL PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL is here!

THE DIGITAL PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL is here!

Forthcoming Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023 incorporates several significant amendments aimed at enhancing data protection and privacy in the digital environment. As data experts, compliance experts, and cybersecurity professionals, it is crucial to be aware of these changes, as they will have a significant impact on data protection¬†practices¬†and compliance requirements. This article examines all … Read more

Taming the Wild World of Data Brokers

Taming the Wild World of Data Brokers

Our private information is worth more than gold to various businesses in this day and age thanks to the proliferation of digital technology, which has fueled an industry worth several billions of dollars. The hitch is that we do have rights to our data, and laws such as the DPDPB protect us from infringement on … Read more