Lok Sabha Approval: India's Lok Sabha passes 2023 Data Protection Bill, safeguarding digital personal data and establishing clear guidelines for organizations.
Balanced Approach: Bill ensures individual rights while permitting lawful data processing, covering both online and offline scenarios.
Data Breach Accountability: Mandates companies to notify users and DPB promptly in case of breaches, with penalties up to Rs 250 crores.
Guardianship Consent: Special consideration for disabled individuals and children, requiring guardian consent for data processing.
DPB Oversight: Empowered DPB oversees data protection, conducts audits, and enforces penalties for breaches.
Transfer Restrictions: Centre holds authority to restrict personal data transfer outside India for added security.
Recourse Mechanism: Decisions appealable at Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal, ensuring a fair process.