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Draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 submitted to MeitY

This month, the Justice BN Srikrishna Committee on Data protection submitted the draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. Some of the salient features of the draft include defining Personal data as data; classifying certain information as sensitive personal data;  consent required for processing personal data;  providing certain rights to data principals such as right to be forgotten;  confirmation and access, right to data portability etc;  extending the law to data fiduciaries who may be  located overseas but processing Indian data; need for platforms to adhere to certain accountability and transparency meansures such a privacy by design, record keeping, appointing a data protection officer, etc.; setting up an independent authority called the Data Protection Authority of India to oversee the enforcement of the bill and financial penalties for non compliance. Some of themost discussed aspects of the Bill include the mandate of mainitaining a copy of  all personal data locally,  not giving users ownership of their data and the role and authority of the state to process personal date without consent,, etc. Annonymised data is not regulated by this bill. As a next step the draft which has been submitted to Ministry of Electronics and IT may be further deliberated upon and then placed in the Parliament for further deliberation.











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