India to approach the EU seeking ‘adequacy’ status with the GDPR

August 8, 2019

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India will approach the European Union seeking ‘adequacy’ status with the General Data Protection Regulation once the country finalizes and passes its own Personal Data Protection Bill, two people familiar with the matter said. The reciprocal recognition of data protection equivalency is expected to reduce the compliance burden and give the outsourcing and technology industry a leg up in attracting clients from Europe. “Adequacy means we recognise each other’s privacy protections. This will help all industries,” said a senior government official. To read more: Click here

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