DPDP Bill?

What is the


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What is the DPDP Bill?

Digital Personal Data Protection Bill is a new law that regulates the processing of personal data in India. The bill was passed by the Indian Parliament in August 2023.

Who does it apply to?

Any organization that collects, processes, or stores personal data of individuals in India. It is the first comprehensive data protection law in India.

What personal data is covered?

Any information that can be used to identify an individual, such as their name, address, phone number, email address, or biometric data.

How can organizations use personal data?

Only for lawful purposes, such as providing goods or services, conducting research, or marketing.

What permissions do organizations need to take?

Organizations that collect or process personal data must obtain consent from individuals before collecting or processing their personal data.

What are individuals' rights?

Individuals have the right to access their personal data, correct it if it is inaccurate, and have it erased in certain cases.

Benefits of the Bill

The bill will help to protect the privacy of individuals in India. It will also help to create a more level playing field for businesses and give consumers more control over their personal data.

What are the penalties for non-compliance?

Fines of up to ₹250 crore or 4% of global turnover, whichever is higher are all for those who fail to comply with the law.

Who will implement the bill?

The Data Protection Board of India, a new regulatory body, will be responsible for implementing the bill.

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