Who we are
Our website address is: http://www.fdppi.in. 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.
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 throught 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 applicable to corporate management including practice of “Due Diligence” and “Reasonable Security Practices” under Information Technology Act 2000 and Companies Act 2013. As a part of the Due Diligence requirements, FDPPI adopts the best practices as suggested under draft Personal Data Protection Act 2019 as presented as a bill in the Indian Parliament on 11th December 2019.
We adhere to the legal jurisdiction of India and donot recognize the jurisdiction of any foreign laws in this regard.
Any grievance related to the operations of FDPPI shall be resolved with the use of online dispute resolution mechanism on the platform of www.odrglobal.in through a process of Mediation and thereafter Arbitration as per the provisions of the Indian Arbitration Act.
Data Protection Officer
Dr Rakesh Goyal is the Data Protection Officer designated for FDPPI.
Dr Rakesh Goyal is an MBA from IIM Bangalore and a Gold medalist and founder of Sysman.in which is a CERT-IN accredited information security audit company.
He is also the Director General of the Center for Research and Prevention of Computer Crimes (CRPCC).
Dr Rakesh Goyal is also a Certified Data Protection Professional (CDPP)-Module I.