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Tag: GDPR

DATA PROTECTION IN BOILERPLATE CLAUSES

By- Bhumesh Verma, Managing Partner- Corp Comm Legal, Delhi (The author has been assisted by Anandita Bhargava, Junior Editor, RSRR) INTRODUCTION In a contract, there are often some clauses that are common and standardised, called the ‘boilerplate’ clauses. Typically, these short clauses that are contained at the end of a contract. Boilerplate clauses have a…
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PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2018: IS IT A RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN IF IT’S JUST BEING ARCHIVED?

By Sanjeev Jothi, 5th year student, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow   The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 was framed as per the directions of the Supreme Court in Puttuswasmy[i] case, amidst rising data theft, breaches, and leaks to guarantee the right to privacy and to fortify people’s rights over personal data.…
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Data Privacy 101: Sensitive Personal Data, Big Data and its Tumultuous Relationship with GDPR

By-Aishwarya S.Iyer and Manisha Nanda,Students of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad .   Data protection is defined as the legal protection offered to a person, referred to as a ‘data subject’ with special emphasis on processing of data related to him or her by another person or institution, commonly referred to as the ‘data controller’. Data…
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Resolving the ‘Where’ of Online Jurisdiction

By- Prashant Kaushik and Alok Bharadwaj, 3rd Year Students, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) The landscape of the converging forces of digital economy of today is of an ever-changing nature marked by an exponential augmentation of disruptive innovations, both in number and their sphere of influence. However, as digital disruption grows while…
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DATA LOCALISATION UNDER PDP- A SHOT IN THE DARK

By Raja Reeshav Roy and Ankit Shubham, 3rd Year Students, National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) Recently, the European Union expressed reservations about the Data localisation policy under the draft Personal Data Protection bill of 2018 proposed by the government of India.[i] The PDP bill is being described as the Indian version of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European…
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Comparison of the powers of Supervisory Authorities under GDPR vis-à-vis the Data Protection Authority under the PDP Bill 2018

By- Siddhartha Tandon, 3rd Year, National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) Privacy is not something that I’m merely entitled to, it’s an absolute prerequisite. -Marlon Brando Introduction People and Governments around the world have now started to realize that in this age where technology is rapidly advancing and disrupting, protection of personal data and privacy are…
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