Tuesday, July 22, 2014

#Vodafone's Delhi Circle receives the DSCI Privacy Certification

Data Security Council of India (DSCI), the focal body on data protection in India announced that it has certified Vodafone India Limited (VIL) – Delhi Circle,  one of the leading telecom  companies as a ‘DSCI Privacy Certified’ (DPC©) organization. This certification follows VIL’s efforts in building a data privacy program and implementing privacy practices to fulfill its commitment towards privacy and protecting personal information of individuals. VIL is the first telecom organization in India to have been granted this certification by DSCI.

The assessment of data privacy program implementation at Vodafone-Delhi Circle, in line with the requirements of DSCI Privacy Framework (DPF©) and DSCI Assessment Framework for Privacy (DAF-P©), was conducted by DNV GL; a DSCI authorized Assessment Organization (AO). The certificate was awarded by Prof. Balakrishnan, Chairman, DSCI during a ceremony, organized on the sidelines of DSCI Best Practices Meet, on July 10, 2014.