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Data processing and storage tussle cloud WhatsApp Payments launch in India

Company's privacy policy claims that it could transfer and process data in the US


Mayank JainKiran Rathee New Delhi
Even as speculation continues around the launch of WhatsApp Payments in India, the company seems to be at loggerheads with the authorities over storage and processing of user data. The company’s privacy policy specifies that users in the country should agree to their payments data being stored in the US and other countries.
“If you use Payments, you agree to our data practices, including the collection, use, processing, and sharing of your information as described in our Privacy Policy and our Payments Privacy Policy, as well as the transfer and processing of your information to the United States and

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First Published: Jun 30 2018 | 7:00 AM IST

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