The article provides a brief overview of the legal framework relating to data protection and privacy and discusses the provisions of relevant data protection and data privacy laws in India. It also discusses proposed legislative changes in India to strengthen and improve the existing data protection regime.
Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Tejas Karia specialises in data protection, privacy and employee issues. He has advised National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) for drafting amendments to Indian Information Technology Act, 2000 to include the Data Protection provisions. Tejas is part of E-Commerce, Privacy, Technology and Outsourcing Leadership Practice Group of Lex Mundi. Tejas Karia regularly advises multi-national corporations on data protection, privacy and confidentiality issues in the context of employees and litigations.