Right to Privacy

If a citizen has control over his/her personal data, it includes opting to share it with any entity which may demand it, such as a govern-ment department which provides benefits, or a bank, or a commercial service provider. However, the state has a responsibility in this, according to para 70 of the Puttaswamy Judgment, which reads: “The State must ensure that information is not used without the consent of users and that it is used for the purpose and to the extent it was disclosed.”

Click this link for the report / article by S G Vombatkere. 
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