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Certified Data Protection Officer ( C-DPO)- India

Dive into the dynamic world of Indian Privacy Law in our exciting course. Explore the evolution of data protection laws, master the art of crafting privacy policies, and become the shield against data breaches and vendor risks. Join us to protect the digital frontier! 

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About the Course

Unlock the complexities of Indian Privacy Law in our comprehensive C-DPO India course. Dive into the evolution of data protection laws, key privacy principles, drafting privacy policies, data principal rights, records of processing activities, data retention policies, breach management, and vendor contract management. Gain the expertise needed to navigate the intricate landscape of privacy governance and safeguard sensitive data effectively. 


What is C-DPO India? 

Explore the foundations of Indian Privacy Law, from its historical evolution to the significance of the DPDPA in our data-driven age. Dive into key privacy principles, understand legal grounds for processing personal data, and master consent management. With hands-on exercises, assess the practical applicability of DPDPA in various scenarios.


How to Study for It? 

Our course structure is designed for immersive learning. Engage in insightful discussions, access complimentary templates for critical documents, and participate in practical exercises based on real-world case studies. Test your understanding with mid-course examinations and build your expertise through a step-by-step approach.  

  • Module Alignment: Align your study schedule with the course modules. Each module explores critical aspects of privacy law. Dive deep into one before moving on to the next to build a strong foundation. 
  • Hands-on Workshops: Take full advantage of hands-on workshops in modules like “Privacy Notice & Consent” and “Data Breach Management.” Apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios to hone your skills. 
  • Complimentary Templates: Leverage the complimentary templates provided for Privacy Notices, Consent Management, and Data Processing Agreements. Customize them based on real-world scenarios to gain practical experience. 
  • Mid-Course Assessments: Prioritize mid-course assessments. They’re designed to reinforce your understanding of complex concepts in Privacy Policies, Data Retention, and Vendor Management. Test your comprehension regularly. 
  • Peer Discussions: Engage in peer discussions. The C-DPO India course fosters a vibrant learning community. Collaborate with fellow learners to share insights and solve privacy challenges together. 
  • Instructor Support: Seek guidance from our expert instructors. With their extensive experience in privacy law, they can clarify doubts and provide valuable insights into the intricacies of Indian Privacy Law. 

These strategies, tailored to the C-DPO India course, will empower you to navigate the complexities of Indian Privacy Law effectively. Join us on this educational journey to become a proficient privacy professional. Enroll today! 


Who Should Take Up the C-DPO India Course? 

This course is designed for professionals seeking expertise in data protection and privacy management, including: 

  • Data Protection Officers: Elevate your DPO role with advanced skills. 
  • Legal Professionals: Specialize in privacy law and compliance. 
  • Records Management Specialists: Master data handling and retention. 
  • Information Governance Specialists: Enhance your data oversight. 
  • Compliance Officers: Focus on data privacy regulations. 
  • HR Professionals: Understand employee data protection. 
  • Data Handlers: Learn responsible data management. 
  • Career Changers: Enter the privacy field with confidence. 
  • Anyone Handling Indian Resident Data: Gain critical insights for compliance. 


How Does Tsaaro Academy Helps You Ease Things Out? 

  • Flexible Learning: Our courses are designed to fit your schedule, allowing you to learn at your own pace, no matter how busy life gets. 
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from industry experts who bring real-world knowledge to your education, ensuring practical relevance. 
  • Interactive Experience: Engage with dynamic course content, including quizzes, case studies, and practical exercises, making learning enjoyable and effective. 
  • Supportive Community: Join a vibrant learning community, connect with peers, and gain valuable insights through discussions and networking. 
  • Career-Boosting: Our courses are geared toward enhancing your career prospects, equipping you with in-demand skills and knowledge for future success. 


Learning Outcomes 

  • Navigate the Data Protection Landscape: Explore the fascinating timeline of the Data Protection Act in India, and discover how it compares to the globally acclaimed GDPR. Your journey begins with understanding the historical context. 
  • Master Scope and Applicability: Delve into the intricate web of the DPDPA’23’s scope and applicability. You’ll become a pro at identifying when and where this law comes into play through real-world case scenarios. 
  • Command Privacy Principles: Gain command over the essential privacy principles outlined in the DPDPA’23. We’ll not only unravel the principles but also draw insightful comparisons with the GDPR to give you a comprehensive perspective. 
  • Embrace Lawful Data Processing: Understand the lawful basis of processing data, navigating the nuances of consent requirements, and mastering consent management, all in alignment with the DPDPA’23 and the GDPR. 
  • Craft Impactful Privacy Statements: Learn the art of crafting Privacy Statements that stand out. You’ll discover the differences between these statements and website Privacy Notices, plus tips for keeping them up-to-date. 
  • Policy Development Mastery: Become a policy development maestro! Define objectives, scope, and responsibilities with ease. Disseminate policies effectively, track their impact, and adapt them over time. 
  • Empower Data Subject Rights: Dive deep into Data Subject Rights as per the DPDPA’23 and gain a global perspective on how these rights are upheld. You’ll be equipped to ensure data subjects’ rights are respected and facilitated. 
  • Expertise in DPIAs and ROPA: Uncover the secrets of conducting Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) seamlessly. Formulate Records of Processing Activities (ROPA) while adhering to the highest legal and compliance standards. 
  • Data Retention and Secure Deletion: Learn the art of crafting Data Retention Policies, implementing them, creating Data Retention Schedules, and securely deleting data when the time comes.  
  • Data Breach Management Skills: Equip yourself with the skills needed to identify, manage, and report data breaches effectively. We follow Cert-IN Guidelines and industry best practices to ensure you’re prepared for any situation. 
  • Master in Vendor Risk Management: From classifying vendors to conducting risk assessments, onboarding securely, and drafting Data Processing Agreements, you’ll become an expert in vendor risk management, all aligned with the DPDPA’23. 
  • Navigate the Practical Implementation: Understand the nuances of practical implementation of DPDPA’23 with 13 Unique Practical Exercises shared at the end of every session 

Key Highlights 

  • Use case implementation and practical based approach. 
  • Intermediate level Course in Data Privacy for people who want understand the practicality 
  • Learn the concepts of Data Privacy & Data Protection, DPDPA’23, GDPR & other Legislations 
  • Understand privacy principles and intricate concepts such as vendor management & Data Breach Management. 

Exam Pattern 

  • Exam Questions-60 Time Duration – 2 hours 
  • Total Marks – 60 Passing – 30 (50%) 
  • Online Proctored Exam 
  • Exam validity is 90 days from the date of training. 

Audit & Review

Practical Exercise PE 1 Based on a Case Scenario Conduct Vendor Risk Assessment. 8. Examination 

Examination (50% passing criteria)

C-DPO Intermediate Certification Course description  

Training overview 

The C – DPO Intermediate Certification Course offered by Tsaaro Academy covers the essential topics that are necessary for a data protection officer. It is significant to note that we are an official partner of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Our trainers have been actively engaged in doing actual PDPA audits of Singaporean companies for Tsaaro Academy and are certified by IAPP to conduct the CIPP/E course. Together, the team has also trained thousands of participants in the Personal Data Protection Act. Our trainers have been actively engaged in doing actual GDPR audits of Indian companies for Tsaaro Academy. Together, the team has also trained more than 100 participants in the GDPR, PDPB, CCPA, and similar laws. 

Course Benefits 

The C – DPO Intermediate certification possesses a lot of value. It shows that you have an interest in the field of privacy and provides confidence in your work environment. You will be strong with the knowledge of privacy by understanding the fundamentals of privacy laws under various legislations, brief about data security standards, comparing between GDPR, CCPA, and Kenya Data Protection Law and UAE’s regulation, attain a thorough understanding of the current Data Protection legislation and the underlying principles, identify the difference between personal and sensitive data and how to process each type of data, gain a good understanding of the concepts and principles and their application in the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

1. Introduction to Indian Privacy Law

  • Evolutionary narrative of Data Protection laws in India
  • Significance of DPDPA in a data-driven age
  • Glossary of Key Terms in DPDPA
  • Scope & Applicability of the Act
  • Understanding Key Privacy Principles under DPDPA
  • Building Compliance Strategy: Legal Grounds for processing Personal Data
  • Consent as a Lawful Ground
  • Logging, Retaining & Monitoring Consent
  • Comparative Analysis

Practical Exercise 1

    • Assess Territorial & Material application of DPDPA on the Case-Scenarios shared

Practical Exercise 2

    • Match the Processing Activities with the Lawful Grounds of Processing

2 . Privacy Notice & Consent: DPDPA

  • Analyzing the anatomy of a privacy notice
  • Drafting an itemized Privacy Notice
  • Policy vs Notice vs Statement
  • Privacy Notice: When & Where?
  • Drafting a Consent Notice
  • Understanding Consent Manager
  • Updating a Privacy Notice: Key Considerations
  • Comparative Analysis

Complimentary Template

    • Privacy Notice, Consent Notice, Consent Management Workflow

Practical Exercise 1

    • Draft a User Friendly Privacy Notice on the basis of the Case-Study

Practical Exercise 2

    • Suggest appropriate Consent Mechanisms on the basis of the scenarios shared

3. Drafting Privacy Policies 

  • The Art of Drafting a Policy
  • Pre-requisites: Objectives, Scope & RACI
  • Defining KPIs for a Policy
  • Internal Data Protection Policy: Key Components
  • Implementation & Enforcement
  • Change Management for a Policy

Complimentary Template

    • Internal Data Protection Policy

Practical Exercise 1

    • Draft an Internal Data Protection Policy on the basis of the Organization details shared with you

4. Responding to Data Principal Rights: DPDPA

  • Understanding the different types of Data Principal Rights (DPRs)
  • Building Grievance Redressal Mechanism
  • Navigating the applicability of a Data Principal Right
  • Identity Verification of the Data Principal
  • Workflow for the response to a DPR Request
  • Safeguards to follow while making the Final Response

Complimentary Template

    • Data Principal Rights Management Manual, Grievance Redressal Workflow, DPR Management Workflow

Practical Exercise 1

    • Design a Data Principal Request Management Workflow on the basis of the Organization details shared with you

5. RoPA & DPIA

  • Introduction to Records of Processing Activities (RoPA)
    Components of RoPA
  • Role of a RoPA Document in maintaining Compliance
  • Procedure to draft & maintain a RoPA
  • Obligations of a Significant Data Fiduciary
  • Introduction to Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  • Components of DPIA
  • Role of a DPIA Process in maintaining compliance
  • Cyclic Process of a DPIA

Complimentary Template

    • RoPA, DPIA

Practical Exercise 1

    • Draft a RoPA on the basis of the Department level details shared with you

Practical Exercise 2

    • Conduct a DPIA on the basis of the processing activity details shared with you

6. Data Retention Policy 

  • Understanding Data Retention & its importance
  • Components of a Data Retention Policy & Schedule
  • Legal Considerations for Data Retention
  • Steps to draft a Data Retention Policy & Schedule
  • Choosing the relevant Data Disposal Mechanism

Complimentary Template

    • Data Retention Policy

Practical Exercise 1

    • Draft a Retention Policy & Schedule on the basis of Case Scenario shared

7. Data Breach Management

  • Identifying a Data Breach
  • Regulatory considerations around a Breach: CERT-In Guidelines
  • Responding to a Breach Incident
  • Obligation of Data Fiduciary & Data Processors in responding to a Breach
  • Drafting a Data Breach Management Manual
  • Maintaining Data Breach Register
  • Understanding Notification Requirements
  • Drafting a Data Breach Management Manual

Complimentary Template

    • Data Breach Management Manual, Notification Template

Practical Exercise 1

    • Analyse whether the particular incidents shared classify as a Data Breach

Practical Exercise 2

    • Draft a Breach Management Workflow for the incident shared along with the notification template

8. Contracting & Management of Vendors

  • Risks associated with Data sharing to Vendors
  • Classification of Vendors depending on their Role
  • Understanding the componetns of a Vendor Contract
  • Drafting of Data Processing Agreement
  • Review of Data Processing Agreement
  • Monitoring of Vendors: Audit & Review

Complimentary Template

    • Data Processing Agreement

Practical Exercise 1

    • Classify the Vendors in Low, Medium & High Risk on the basis of attributes shared with you

Practical Exercise 2

    • Conduct Vendor Risk Assessment on the basis of the details shared about a particular Vendor
  • Lecture style
  • Teacher led classroom training
  • Discussions with consultants
  • Roleplay / Presentations

Tsaaro Academy’s trainers have been actively engaged in conducting actual audits and implementing privacy frameworks for companies worldwide.

Collectively, the team has also provided training to over 1000 professionals on privacy laws globally, including GDPR, PDPB, CCPA, and similar regulations.

Cancellation Policy

  • Request for withdrawal or postponement must be made in writing to Tsaaro Academy.
  • Refunds arising from course withdrawal/deferment will be subjected to the following terms:
  • More than 2 weeks before course commencement: Full refund.
  • Less than 2 weeks before course commencement: 50% refund.
  • On or after course commencement: No refund.

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When registration is confirmed, participants will receive our email confirmation along with information of the course programme. If no seats are available for the applied date, you will be notified immediately and given an alternative date.

Tsaaro Academy reserves the right to change the course schedules, programmes and content without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel course due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Anees Zaidi
February 28, 2023
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"I started with Tsaaro Academy few month back taking their C-DPO certification courses. The Academy has highly skilled young professionals who are always ready, even at a very short notice, to provide academic guidance and support. Their study material is well prepared, rich in content and very helpful in understanding the concepts specially to the learners who are new to privacy domain. Tsaaro and the Academy is doing great service to spread data privacy awareness with their webinars and boot camps."

Anupam Palav
January 17, 2023
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"Team of SMEs My overall experience with Tsaaro is really good and motivating. Starting from Enquiry,Admission process & Sessions and post service everyone here is Subject Matter expert of their field & working very hard for betterment of students. Study material is really comprehensive & trainer is knowledgeable person in my C-DPO foundation course. Big Thanks to Jessie, Khushi Malhotra & Kartik Verma and whole Tsaaro Academy Team"

Manisha Kulkarni
January 3, 2023
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"Tsaaro Academy is really good.. if you want to make your career in privacy domain then dont think twice .. choose Tsaaro without any doubt... everyone is very helpful... Thank you Tsaaro 😊"

Swati S
November 29, 2022
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"Go for C DPO for the indepth and practical exposure I was in the C DPO batch and the sessions were conducted by Mr. Sasikanth Akhilesh. The sessions gave us an insight on the practical aspects of data privacy with knowledge check questions and practical exercises. The trainer Mr. Sasikanth Akhilesh is extremely knowledgeable in this field and gave us useful tips and tricks relevant to the field of data privacy. Would recommend this to all the data privacy enthusiasts."

Mohammad Shahrukh Hussain
November 04, 2022
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"Tsaaro is a dedicated platform for privacy enthusiasts and also for people who wish to have a career in data privacy. I took the DPO certification and I can say that their lectures are quite informative and interactive as well. I've again enrolled myself for the C DPO certification. Looking forward to it."

Sarvesh Shahane
December 7, 2022
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"It has been a wonderful experience overall , as the session was one to one , it helped me to understand the concepts very well"


FAQs: Common Questions and Answers about C-DPO India Certification

C-DPO India certification is a higher-level certification that builds on the foundational knowledge of data protection and privacy. It’s designed for those with previous experience or C DPO Basic certification.

The duration of C-DPO India exam is 2.5 hrs.

Only Two attempts to clear.

  • Business Continuity Managers
  • All Employees
  • Security Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Legal / Compliance Officers

Approximately 30 hours, but it depends on your schedule.

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