The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) came into force on 25 May 2018 as an umbrella regulation to safeguard data and privacy in the European Union and European Economic Area.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
"The times, they are changing" are words that were famously written and sung by Bob Dylan a little less than six decades ago, but these words are truly coming to life now in the wake of the current circumstances.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The WHO on March 11, 2020, declared COVID-19 as a pandemic and effectively urged the countries to take all necessary steps and measures to detect, test, isolate, treat people in order to avoid handful of cases ...
The Indian government's endeavour to regulate the collection and use of personal data dates back to 2012 when the A.P. Shah led committee released its report on privacy.
International Law relevant to this privacy problem statement, can be broadly understood by referring to international human rights law and international space law.
On 12 December 2019, Parliament of India appointed a 'joint select committee' ("Committee") to examine the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 ("PDP Bill").
"Privacy" is a dynamic concept that has been attempted to be explained but has still not been defined exhaustively.
GameChanger Law Advisors
In response to a call for public suggestions issued vide the Press Communique of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, dated February 04, 2020, we have provided our comments ...
Let's consider the following hypothetical situation.
The outbreak of COVID-19 and its development into a pandemic has led governments across the world to take extraordinary measures to protect their residents.
Free flow of data has been a hallmark of the information revolution of the past two decades. Cross-border data flows have shrunk the world, allowing people across the globe to have the same user experience on the Internet.
In March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic. This has caused employers around the world to take measures to protect and screen their employees and business contacts.
The words like ‘national security' have a tendency for governments, courts, civil society and intelligentsia (meant to lead, navigate and gravitate the masses towards an apt-course) to wrinkle/shrink (if not shirk-away) ...
Khaitan & Co
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared the Covid-19 outbreak as a pandemic, thereby calling for more urgent and aggressive action to stifle its spreading.
Reasonable Security Practices And Procedures And Sensitive Personal Data Or Information.
The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 ("PDPB") was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, on December 11, 2019.
The digital gap between urban and rural India has reduced considerably. As per the annual report 2018-2019 published by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the number of internet
It focuses on e-governance, information technology connectivity
Data is the new gold. The Government of India recently introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (Bill) in Parliament for scrutiny by the relevant Parliamentary Committee for review.
The exponential growth of the digital economy and the public fallouts faced by technology giants over data misuse and breaches have led to greater awareness...