Aug 2018 23

#NAMAprivacy on India’s Data Protection Law

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

MediaNama is organising a curated discussion on the Data Protection Report. Dr. Anja Kovacs is speaking in the session on ‘User rights, data portability and erasure, data processing’.

The Justice Srikrishna Committee has released a draft data protection law for India, and in this event, we will be discussing the issues related to the draft bill, looking at the following issues amongst others:

  • Issues related to data sovereignty, localisation, mirroring and cross border data flows.

  • Impact on consent, data collection, storage and transfer.

  • Role of the data protection authority, auditing and enforcement mechanisms

  • Right to be forgotten and data erasure

  • Governance of government data collection and use, and the regulation of surveillance

  • Impact on notice and consent

  • Understanding penalties


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