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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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Analysing the Aadhaar Amendment Bill: A Premature Convoluted Effort or Not?

By Aryan Babele, Executive Editor, RSRR Editorial Board   INTRODUCTION The Apex Court by and large upheld in its verdict of Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Anr. vs Union of India And Ors,[1] the constitutionality of the Aadhaar project. On the flip side, it also struck down some of the major provisions of the…
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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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