Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to personal information collected by DPDPA in its capacity as a controller. The aim of this Privacy Statement is to inform you on how we collect, use, disclose, and store information or data that may identify you as an individual (“Personal Information”) when you: 

  • Interact or use our website, including downloading materials from our resources page or request for contact, register and/or attend any of our LinkedIn events, webinars, or podcasts we organise or attend (collectively “Events”), and 

It is important to note that this website is not intended for children under the age of 18 years, and we do not knowingly collect data relating to minors. 

DPDPA (“DPDPA”, “we” or “us”) provides services related to the legislative piece “Digital Personal Data Protection Act” (DPDPA) ensuring that the user has easy access to all the different parts of the DPDPA in a clear manner along with providing access to blogs and articles related to the legislation. We may also proceed with sending out newsletters to registered users that relate to the DPDPA. 
DPDPA collects and processes personal data for providing efficient services to its customers. We at DPDPA understands the importance of your (“visitors” or “You” or “data subject”) privacy and are dedicated to securing your personal data.  

Effective Date: 25th July 2023.

1. Collection

Information you provide to us: 

We may collect identifiers that you choose to send to us or provide to use through our website or events for example, you ask us to contact you in relation to services we provide or register for the courses or webinars or interact with us on social media platforms (LinkedIn). We will maintain a record of our correspondence. The Categories of personal data that we may process about you are as follows: 

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Contact number
  • Marketing communication preferences and other information shared by you at your willingness.  

Information we automatically collect: 

When you visit the website, we collect internet activity information, such as your device’s IP address, what pages your device visited, and at what time your device visited our website. We may also rely on analytics, as further specified in our “Cookie Policy”.  

2. Use  

Website or Events: 

We will use the information we collect through our website: 

  • To administer our website, our events, and for internal operation, including troubleshooting, data analysis, and testing purposes. 
  • To improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computing device. 
  • For trend monitoring, marketing and advertising. 
  • As part of our effort to keep the website secure. 

3. Third Party Disclosure  

We share and disclose information (including personal information) about our customers in the following limited circumstances: 

  • Vendors, consultants, and other service providers:

We may share your information with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who we entrust to perform tasks on behalf of DPDPA including website analytics companies). Third party data may also be shared, insofar as reasonably necessary, with any other service used by our marketing and sales teams. Transaction data is shared with our payment service providers, only to the extent necessary for the purposes of facilitating your payments, processing your refunds, and dealing with complaints/queries regarding such payments and/or refunds. If DPDPA receives your personal information in the European Union and subsequently transfers that information to a third-party agent or service provider, it ensures that the third party processes your personal information to the standard required by the applicable privacy laws, including the GDPR. These transfers will be typically based on our legitimate interest or agreed upon in the contract. 

  • Disclosures for national security and law enforcement:

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information in response to valid requests by public authorities, based on our legitimate interest or legal obligation. In certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose personal information without your permission. These circumstances may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • To comply with legal or regulatory requirements;
  • Disclosure for national security.
  • Legitimate interest or legal obligation.
  • Transfer of Business:

If we (or our assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enter bankruptcy, or go through some other change of control, personal information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party. We will ensure through a contract that the third party ensures the security of the data involved. 

  1. Safeguarding Information
  • For how long do we store your personal information?

DPDPA will process and store your personal data only as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes that the data was collected for. 

  • How do we secure your data?

We use appropriate technical, organisational and administrative security measures to protect any information we hold in our records from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. 

5. International Data Transfers  

Personal information shared by you with us on the website or social media may be sent to India and processed by us there or in other countries, on our service provider’s cloud servers (AWS). We will always take appropriate safeguards and protect your information in accordance with this Privacy Statement wherever it is processed. The organization will inform third parties with whom personal data has been shared of any modification, withdrawal or objections pertaining to the personal data, and implement appropriate policies, procedures and/or mechanisms to do so.   

6. Information for Visitor based on Jurisdiction  

  1. i) For EEA (“European Economic Area”) Users:

Your Rights under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are: 

  1. Right to obtain information 
  2. Right to request personal data transfer 
  3. Right to correction and erasure 
  4. Right to restriction of processing 
  5. Right to stop processing 
  6. The right not to be subject to automated decision-making, including profiling 
  1. ii) For U.A.E (“United Arab Emirates”) Users:

Your Rights under Protection of Personal Data Protection (PDPL) are: 

  1. Right to access to information 
  2. Right to request personal data portability 
  3. Right to rectification or erasure 
  4. Right to restriction of processing 
  5. Right to stop processing 
  6. The right not to be subject to automated decision-making, including profiling   

iii) For Saudi Arabia Users:  

Your Rights under Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) and Personal Data  

Protection Interim Regulations (“PDPIR”) are:  

  1. Right to Know/Information 
  2. Right to Access or Copy 
  3. Right to Request Correction 
  4. Right to Request Destruction 
  5. Right to Limit/Restriction of Processing 
  1. iv) For Malaysia Users:

Your Rights under Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) are: 

  1. Right to access 
  2. Right to correct personal data 
  3. Right to Withdrawal of consent to process personal data 
  4. Right to prevent processing likely to cause damage or distress 
  5. Right to prevent processing for purposes of direct marketing   

7. Use of Services by Minors  

As mentioned above, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any Personal Information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under the age of 18 may have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us at support@dpdpa.co.in 

8. Updates to Privacy Statement  

We’re constantly trying to improve our Websites and Services, so we may need to change this Privacy Statement from time to time as well. We will inform you regarding material changes, for example, placing a notice on our Websites when we are required to do so by applicable law. You can see when this Privacy Statement was last updated by checking the date at the top of this page. You are responsible for periodically reviewing this Privacy Statement.    

9. Redressal and Contact Information  

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is processed by DPDPA, email us at support@dpdpa.co.in We at DPDPA respect the personal data and privacy of every user equally, irrespective of their jurisdiction. We promise to abide by this Privacy Statement and secure your privacy. For us, you all are equally valuable, and your trust is our asset. If you are unhappy about how a complaint has been handled by DPDPA, you have a right to lodge a complaint directly with your local supervisory authority. 

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