Google India Digital Services Private Limited told the High Court that the data of transactions on Google Pay is shared with the third party only on the basis of prior permission of the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI). Explain that the High Court had also sought an answer from the Central Government and the Reserve Bank of India on this issue, but the hearing has been postponed to November 10, after the response of both the parties is not forthcoming.
Advocate Abhishek Sharma filed a petition demanding that Google be instructed not to share the UPI data with any other party. The petition alleged that the company was storing sensitive personal data with stores and third parties. However, Google has made it clear that Google only stores simple information like the customer’s name, email. Google has no connection with sensitive information of customers like card numbers, PIN, etc. are preserved on the customer’s bank’s server.
Data localization, storage, and sharing in an affidavit filed by Google seeking action against ‘Google Pay’ in response to a PIL in its affidavit filed before the bench of RBI Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan Has been submitted for allegedly violating RBI guidelines. A response was also sought from the RBI for this, but the hearing has been postponed till November 10 after the reply is not received.