In order to highlight the issues and enhance the debate on data protection, Economic Laws Practice (ELP) has redrafted the White Paper released on Data Protection by Justice BN Srikrishna Committee.
Established in 2001, ELP is a leading full-service law firm based in Mumbai. The firm offers a seamless cross-practice service experience and top-of-the-line expertise to its clients.
Srikrishna Committee formed on July 31, 2017, under the chairmanship of BN Srikrishna was tasked to study various issues relating to data protection and make specific suggestions on the principles to be considered for data protection as well as suggest a draft Data Protection Bill.
In the alert, ELP analyses the debate on data privacy, which is a burning issue in India.
The firm explains in detail the various types of data which needs to be protected and the role of government as ‘Data Controller’. It also proposed various methods of seeking consent and the grounds of processing the personal data even without consent.
It also discussed the committee report of Justice AP Shah, TRAI consultation paper and Puttuswamy case in Supreme Court to give a glimpse to its readers on data protection.
Please find attached the PDF to get full analysis of the privacy debate by ELP.