3 Day “National Conference on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019” | Thursday 04 – Saturday 06 August, 2022 | (CLI) Sharda School of Law

SHARDA SCHOOL OF LAW

Sharda University, established through an Act passed by U.P. legislature (14 of 2009) and permitted by University Grants Commission to award degrees under Section 22 of the UGC Act 1956, is a leading educational institution based in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR. Sharda University School of Law is ranked 10th in North India among Top Private Law Schools as per India Today Law School Ranking, 2021. SUSOL offers BCI approved Five Year B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), Five Year B.B.A.LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D. (Law).

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Data protection has become a serious concern worldwide, including in India. The personal data in the hands of the data processers are always at risk of being misused, breached and leaked. International Standards, Guidelines and Privacy Codes recognise right to privacy and data protection. Numerous countries and jurisdictions of the world have already enacted laws, rules, directives and regulations to protect personal data rights. However, in India till date, there is no specific law on the protection of the personal data of individuals.
Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 has been drafted by Government of India to provide extensive data protection rights to individuals. The present Bill was preceded by the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. To make the provisions of the Bills stronger, two specific Reports on the aspect of the data protection namely the Report on A Free and Fair Digital Economy under Justice B. N. Srikrishna and recent Report of the Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 under Sh. P.P. Chaudhary were submitted in July 2018 and December 2021 respectively.
Awaiting the passing of the Bill on Data Protection, the framework needs to have effective provisions in line with the international Models. One such change which can be introduced in India is addition of Habeus Data Writ as existing in
countries like Brazil, Argentina, Philippines, Columbia, etc. The new Writ can make data protection regime in India a reality.
The existing patchwork of laws for the protection of personal data under the Constitution of India, Information Technology Act, 2000, Allied Rules and various miscellaneous laws awaits drastic and urgent changes. The present Conference seeks to bring together all stakeholders of the data protection regime in the country and incorporate their suggestions for a stronger framework for personal data protection.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

  1. To highlight the gaps in the provisions under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and its Allied Rules on data protection
  2. To compare the framework for the protection of data protection in India , other countries and European Union
  3. To suggest possible suggestions, modifications, amendments, alternatives for data-protection regime in India.
  4. To delineate the scope of personal liberty as expounded by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India
  5. To synthesize the human liberty in the provisions of proposed Data Protection Bill in the context of the degree of social developments in India and world.

CALL FOR PAPERS

The organizers of the Conference seek to invite the legal professionals, academicians, practioners, research scholars, administrators, students and representatives of the concerned organizations to present their research papers relevant to the below mentioned theme and sub-themes:

  • Theme: Personal Data Protection and Informational Privacy
  • Sub-Themes
  • Theme-1 Concept of Data Protection, Rights akin to it and Global Personal Data Protection Laws
  • Personal Data Protection
  • Informational Privacy
  • Rights akin to protection of Personal Data
  • Remedies for Violation of Rights of Personal Data Protection
  • Right to be forgotten
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation, 2018
  • Personal Data Protection Laws in Various Countries
  • Conflict between Individual Liberty and Rights of Government
  • Habeus Data Writ
  • Theme-2 Data Protection Law in India and Emerging Trends
  • Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
  • Analysis of Report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
  • Analysis of Report on A Free and Fair Digital Economy under Justice B. N. Srikrishna
  • Role of the Supreme Court vis-à-vis Protection of Personal Data
  • Article 21 vis-à-vis Personal Data Protection
  • Constitutional Perspective on Personal Data Protection
  • The themes are not exhaustive. The author can send the article on any topic related to the broad theme of the Conference

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

• Abstract should be a maximum of 250 words indicating the theme of proposed research with four-five key-words.
• Full paper must be of minimum 3000 words and maximum 7000 words.
• Footnotes must conform to ILI Rules of Footnoting.
• Abstract and Full Paper is to be submitted in MS word format with article’s title, Author’s name, affiliation, communication address, email and phone details.
• The abstract and the paper can be sent to: conference.law@sharda.ac.in
• All the submissions would be processed through Turnitin.
• A paper can be authored by maximum three persons (author and two co-authors).

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY

All the selected papers would get published in the ISBN numbered Book from a reputed publisher. All the submissions would be processed through plagiarism detection software Turnitin in accordance with international standards.

REGISTRATION FEE

  • 1000/- for Academicians and Practioners(Single Authored)
  • 1500/-forAcademiciansandPractioners(TwoorthreeAuthors)
  • 800/-forPGandPhDResearchScholars(SingleAuthored)
  • 1200/-forPGandPhDResearchScholars(TwoorthreeAuthors)
  • 600/-forUGStudents(SingleAuthored)
  • 900/-forUGStudents(TwoorthreeAuthors)
  • Registration fee includes a seminar kit, high tea, and lunch.

DEADLINES

AbstractSubmission:15July,2022
AcceptanceofAbstract:19July,2022
Lastdateofpaymentofregistrationfee:25 July, 2022
LastdateofPaperSubmission:30July,2022

MODE OF PAYMENT & BANK DETAILS

Name of Account Holder: Sharda University- Seminar
Bank Name: ICICI Bank Ltd.
Branch Name: Krishna Apra Royal Plaza, D-2, (acb), Alpha-1, Greater Noida
Account No.: 025405005815
Branch Code: 000624
IFSC Code: ICIC0000254
MICR Code: 110229037
SWIFT Code: ICICINBBCTS

REGISTRATION

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/Tz5Z1ttGngWytoZK7
Email Id: conference.law@sharda.ac.in

Disclaimer

All efforts are made to ensure the accuracy and correctness of the information published at Legally Flawless. However, Legally Flawless shall not be responsible for any errors caused due to oversight or otherwise. The students are advised to check an opportunity themselves before applying.

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