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Data Protection & Privacy
Data Protection Bill
India does not have a dedicated privacy and data protection law and its draft maiden law, the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (PDP Bill) created much anticipation. PDP Bill was...
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New SCCS Under GDPR
Article 46 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lays out the alternative grounds that would allow a controller or processor to transfer personal data (PD) to a foreign jurisdiction...
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GDPR
On May 25, 2021, the European Union General Data Protection Regulations completed 3 years. In these 3 years, multiple orders have been pronounced including some where high fines have been...
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Just 3 Months
On February 25, 2021, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MEITY”) notified the Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics and Code) Rules, 2021[1] (“Rules”) to provide for...
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The government notified the Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (2021 Rules) on February 25, 2021. These have been notified under Section 87 of...
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Earlier this year, WhatsApp released an in-app notification. The notification informed users about the changes in its privacy policy (Policy).
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Transgender Law
By Resham Jain on 30 November, 2020 For a long time, transgender persons have been excluded from contributing towards socio-economic activities and decision-making processes. So much so that it was only during...
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personal data
It is not unusual for Indian employers to collect extensive personal and sensitive personal data of their employees. From the more obvious personal identifiers, to sensitive information such as marital...
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On August 26, 2020, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) published the draft Health Data Management Policy (Policy). MoHFW has been advocating for digitisation of health records, creation...
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In the earlier post Part I, we delved into some of the recommendations made by the Committee of Experts on Non-Personal Data (NPD Committee)[1] in its report of July 12, 2020 (Report)[2]. We discussed...
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