India Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 and EU General Data Protection Regulation

A comparative view

What is Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018?

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 ensures protection of individuals personal data and regulates the collection, usage, transfer and disclosure of the said data. The Bill provides access to data to the individuals and places accountability measures for organizations processing personal data and supplements it by providing remedies for unauthorized and harmful processing.

What is General Data Protection Regulation?

The General Data Protection regulation was adopted by the European Commission and ensures protection of individual in relation to the processing of personal data. The Regulations provides for certain data subject rights, security safeguards and accountability measures that will need to be complied by the organizations.

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