Centre for Internet & Society

At present, companies world over are in the process of assessing the impact that EU General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) will have on their businesses.

The post is written by Aditi Chaturvedi and edited by Amber Sinha

High administrative  fines in case of non-compliance with GDPR provisions are a driving force behind these concerns as they can lead to loss of business for various countries such as India.

To a large extent, future of business will depend on how well India responds to the changing regulatory  changes unfolding globally. India  will have to  assess her preparedness and make convincing changes to retain the status as a  dependable processing destination. This document gives a brief overview of data protection provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000 followed by a comparative analysis of the key  provisions of GDPR and Information Technology  Act and the Rules notified under it.

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