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India’s Data Protection Law 2018: Future Road Ahead

With the submission of SriKrishna Committee report on data protection, the final countdown for India’s own Data Protection Regime has finally begun. A detailed legal framework on data protection is to be implemented in the coming days. Purpose of Data Protection Bill 2018- To protect the autonomy of individuals in relation with their personal data, to specify where the flow and usage of personal data is appropriate, to create a relationship of trust between persons and entities processing their personal data, to specify the rights of individuals whose personal data are processed, to create a framework for implementing organizational and technical measures in processing personal data, to lay down norms for cross-border transfer of personal data, to ensure the accountability of entities processing personal data, to provide remedies for unauthorized and harmful processing, and to establish a Data Protection Authority for overseeing processing activities. The key Highlights are as followin…