Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: This is owned by the Foundation of Data Protection Professionals in India, a Section 8 company registered in India with its registered office at No 37, “Ujvala”, 20th Main, BSK First Stage, Bangalore 560050.

Automated System Information

The web server maintenance team collects certain meta data about the visitors to the website for the purpose of statistics and enhancement of browser experience. These are not identified with any specific natural person. No specific profiling is done by the owners of the website of the users. This data is therefore considered not an identifiable personal data.


The following cookies are identified on the web

1.Session cookie:

(a)wpEmojiSettingsSupports which enabled emojis in WordPress

(b) ApplicationGatewayAffinityCORS: set by Payumoney

2.Analytical Cookie: YSC set by

3.Marketing Cookie: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE set by YouTube

Visitors may use their discretion to visit such parts of the website where YouTube videos are present.


Members who join the organization provide such information that are called for in the membership application form which may be collected offline or through online forms.  These are obtained on specific consent and for the purpose of providing specific services.

The interaction with the visitors when required such as for registering for any events is handled through the e-mails to be sent by the individual. The hyperlink meant to open the e-mail client of the user who opts to click the link does not collect any information about the sender before he opts to send the e-mail with whatever information he wants to share.

The members who opt “Certification” or Webinars or Training  conducted by FDPPI require to submit information required for issue of such certificates or invitations for the training sessions which may include their contact information as well as photographs for identification. Where payment is involved, the details of remittance is collected through the payment gateway provider.

Members who opt to join any of the messaging groups meant for maintaining contact with the members and prospective members are required to share such information as may be required to maintain the messaging platform such as their WhatsApp or Telegram identity.

FDPPI conducts webinars under the Jnaana Vardhini series or Jnaana Jyothi series in which guests speak or present their views on different subjects. The proceedings may be recorded and disseminated through the website and on Youtube in public interest. Those who register for these programs and attend the program disclose their identity information as part of the security requirements in conducting such remote programs.

When visitors register themselves for any event conducted by FDPPI, information as indicated in the registration form is collected. This is used for sending invitations for the event for which registration is sought and for sending information about similar programs subsequently. During the webinars or training programs the sessions may be recorded and information shared by the participants may be available for others.

All consents for specific purposes may be withdrawn by sending an email request to FDPPI.

The collection, processing, retention, security and management of such information is subject to the compliance requirements under Indian laws such as DPDPA 2023 and the Indian Companies Act 2013 and ITA 2000.

We adhere to the legal jurisdiction of India and donot recognize the jurisdiction of any foreign laws in this regard.


As per the terms of DPDPA 2023, any personal information in the hands of a data fiduciary is subject to the Right of Nomination.

During membership or while availing any other service from FDPPI, the Data Principal may provide personal information to FDPPI which may get aggregated into a profile.

We would like to introduce a system of “Nomination” for this purpose on optional basis. Any such data principal may submit the information as required under the “Nomination Registration” . FDPPI will not verify the identity at the time of registration and shall verify at the time of a claim.

Publicly Available Information

This website is available to the public on the web. The website may have many personal information of persons associated with FDPPI or otherwise. Though these are “Publicly Made Available”, it is made available only for the purpose of viewing. The information made publicly available for reading is a restricted permission and is not available for any further processing. The permission to view is deemed to have been withdrawn immediately after the purpose-“To read” is over.

Grievance Redressal

Any grievance related to the operations of FDPPI shall be resolved with the use of online dispute resolution mechanism on the platform of through a process of Mediation and thereafter Arbitration as per the provisions of the Indian Arbitration Act.

The grievance redressal can be raised through an e-mail to fdppi4privacy FDPPI is currently not considered a Significant Data fiduciary and hence grievances will be handled by the the compliance team under the Board.