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Territorial Scope of GDPR and UK DPA 2018

There is a mis-perception prevailing in some sections of IT industry in India that¬† “GDPR is applicable to India” without recognizing that its applicability is subject to certain conditions. This needs to be dispensed with at the earliest. One of … Continue reading

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Are Privacy Laws Getting bigger than Cyber Crime Laws?.. Is Profiteering replacing deterrence principle in law making?

GDPR has changed the landscape of Cyber Laws by redefining the priorities of Cyber Laws. So far the concern of the society was mostly on “Preventing Damage to a Citizen” through Cyber Crime laws.¬†This was achieved by defining certain actions … Continue reading

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Tame the monster of GDPR

GDPR has come into effect since yesterday along with the UK Data Protection Act 2018. Together these legislation are completely changing the IT business landscape in India. Already an Austrian Data Privacy Activist Max Schrems has launched three complaints worth … Continue reading

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UK Data Protection Act 2018 comes into force…

Racing against time with the implementation of GDPR, UK authorities have completed the formalities in introducing the new version of Data Protection legislation effective from 25th May 2018 co-terminus with the applicability of EU GDPR. This will continue even after … Continue reading

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The Role of DPOs under GDPR and the need for Indian Association of Data Protection Professionals

GDPR which is coming into full force on 25th May 2018 is aimed at protecting the Privacy interests of EU citizens under the EU constitution. However, the EU Commission believes that it has a role in protecting the privacy of … Continue reading

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Data Processor’s Association of India needed for Compliance without Destruction

The earlier article on GDPR entry into India being like a Vasco Da Gama discovery of India, has attracted some interesting reactions from some industry professionals. While we may accept that the intention of GDPR is to protect the Privacy … Continue reading

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