In general, privacy includes the right to be free from interference and intrusion, the ability to choose who you want to connect with, and the ability to limit who can see or use information about you. The ability of an individual or group to isolate themselves, provide information about themselves, and thus selectively express themselves is referred to as privacy. Privacy is a fundamental human right recognised by the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and numerous other international and regional treaties. Privacy protects human dignity as well as other important values such as freedom of association and expression. In this paper identifies the salient features of DPDB with a view to analyzing the salient elements of India’s Data Protection Act if implemented as a law in its current form with in Protection of Privacy.