Gateway to data privacy and protection

How DPDP Act will impact the e-commerce businesses

In the second episode of ‘Gateway to data privacy and protection' podcast series, we delve into the impact of the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 on the e-commerce sector with Mini Gupta, EY India Cybersecurity Consulting Partner. Discover how data fiduciaries, including e-commerce platforms and retailers can, navigate through intricate data protection dynamics and what could be the possible consequences of non-compliance.

In conversation with:

Mansi Gupta

Mini Gupta
EY India Cybersecurity Consulting Partner

Key takeaways

  • Data fiduciaries in e-commerce such as technology platform providers and retailers play a crucial role in safeguarding and managing consumers’ personal data.
  • Employing data masking and encryption and allowing limited access are some of the ways to mitigate the risks associated with data.
  • The Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 also carries provisions for penalties in case of non-compliance and suggests setting up of a central authority to monitor compliance and address misuse of data effectively.

The podcast was recorded before the Bill became an Act of Parliament on 11 August 2023.

Data protection is a shared responsibility in the e-commerce space, where platforms and retailers play vital roles.
Mini Gupta
EY India Cybersecurity Consulting Partner

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Duration 16m 22s

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