Author Archives: Vijayashankar Na

About Vijayashankar Na

Naavi is a veteran Cyber Law specialist in India and is presently working from Bangalore as an Information Assurance Consultant. Pioneered concepts such as ITA 2008 compliance, Naavi is also the founder of Cyber Law College, a virtual Cyber Law Education institution. He now has been focusing on the projects such as Secure Digital India and Cyber Insurance

DPDPA Rules-The Data Protection Board of India

Chapter V of the DPDPA 2023 provides the legal provisions related to the constituion of the DPB of India which will be the supervisory body for DPDPA 2023. Now the draft rules issued has indicated the process for selection of … Continue reading

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DPDPA Rules-Consent Manager

Naaavi.org has been debating the concept of “Consent Manager” under DPDPA 2023 and the possibility of making it animprovement over the concept of “Consent Manager under the DEPA Framework” which has been adopted under the Account Aggregator scheme. Now going … Continue reading

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DPDPA Rules: Management of Data Principal’s Rights

The draft rules currently under discussion regarding the management of Data Principal’s Rights tries to provide clarity to Sections 11, 12, 13 and 14 of DPDPA 2023. It is noted that the rules does not make any reference to Section … Continue reading

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DPDPA Rules: The Significant Data Fiduciary

One of the important aspects of DPDPA Rules that was being looked upto was regarding the identification of the “Significant Data Fiduciary” since many obligations including the need to designate the DPO emerges from the definition. It is surprising that … Continue reading

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DPDPA Rules: Which provisions will become effective now

While the DPDPA 2023 was gazetted on 11th August 2023, the notification of the date of its effectiveness has been awaited. Presently the draft rule is ready for public comments and the industry is eagerly waiting to know which provisions … Continue reading

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DPDPA-Rules: Publishing the Business Contact Information of DPO

It is amusing to observe that while draftng the rules of DPDPA, MeitY has gone over board to use the feminine gender in the law which was considered a unique aspect of the drafting of the law. In the law, … Continue reading

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