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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 (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

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