Information technology and Data Privacy

Practice Area

The data analytics industry in India is pegged at USD 1.64 billion annually. The Health care industry alone is estimated to be worth USD 100 billion and is predicted to grow exponentially in the years to come. India’s data privacy laws on the other hand are in their infancy and are likely to evolve to address emerging issues associated with data collection, processing, storage and analysis.

Lawyers at Factum Law have advised members of the analytics, healthcare, insurance and information technology industries on unprecedented questions surrounding data privacy and the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedure Rules), 2011. With experience and knowledge expanding to European and American privacy regulations, our team leverages its strong fundamentals in the right to privacy jurisprudence in the constitution to advise clients on navigating a fluid and evolving regulatory framework.

We assist clients in formulating suitably informed consent agreements for securing and usage of personal information, privacy policy, terms of use and legal disclaimers. We also represent clients in claims involving breach of privacy. Our lawyers have also published articles on emerging privacy concerns in the wake of the introduction of Aaadhar cards and the consequential linking thereof to bank accounts and income tax returns filing.