Tech big backtracks on affidavit in Delhi High Court.
Google on Friday stated its digital fee utility Google Pay does not share customer transaction data with any third occasion exterior the funds stream.
The clarification comes a day after the corporate informed the Delhi High Court that its Google Pay, being a third-party utility supplier, is allowed underneath the legislation to share customer’s UPI transaction data with third events and group corporations.
“This is to clarify that press reports on the basis of the affidavit filed by Google before the Delhi High Court, do not represent the complete facts. We would like to put it on record that Google Pay is in full compliance with Unified Payment Interface (UPI) procedural guidelines, issued by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and the applicable laws, and does not share customer transaction data with any third party outside the payments flow,” a Google spokesperson stated.
In an affidavit, Google India stated the NPCI’s ‘procedural guidelines’ do not impose an absolute prohibition or restriction on a third-party utility supplier’s capacity to share data or info, if it was finished with prior permission of the NPCI and the financial institution involved.