The Bill gives gives a lot of power to the government, as it has the power to exempt whichever agency as it sees fit
It means that these agencies can process personal data without consent!
Since the government gets complete authority in this matter, there will be no say of the people in the use of their data
The draft bill says the personal data should not be processed, except with the consent given by the data principal
Before processing any personal data of a child, the data fiduciary will need to verify his age and obtain the consent of his parent or guardian.
Data concerning health services can be processed without the consent of the owner, the draft bill said.
Subject to certain conditions, the sensitive personal data can be transferred outside India with permission but has to be stored in India only
The bill provides for a penalty of up to Rs 15 crore or 4% of global turnover for companies found violating norms
here, the person can restrict the disclosure of the personal data
However, this is subject to certain conditions, such as when the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was processed.