Google Pay Clarifies It Doesn’t Share User Data Outside of Payments Flow


Google on Friday stated Google Pay doesn’t share buyer transaction knowledge with any third social gathering exterior the funds stream.

The clarification from Google got here after experiences cited the corporate’s submission to the Delhi Excessive Courtroom saying it’s allowed to share prospects transaction knowledge with third events with the prior permission of NPCI and cost service offering (PSP) banks.

“That is to make clear that press experiences on the idea of the affidavit filed by Google earlier than the Delhi Excessive Courtroom, don’t characterize the whole info,” a Google spokesperson stated on Friday.

The spokesperson added that Google Pay is in full compliance with Unified Fee Interface (UPI) procedural tips, issued by the Nationwide Funds Company of India (NPCI) and the relevant legal guidelines.

“…and doesn’t share buyer transaction knowledge with any third social gathering exterior the funds stream,” the spokesperson additional stated.

The submission by Google was filed earlier than a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan in response to a PIL looking for motion in opposition to Google Pay for allegedly violating the RBI’s tips associated to knowledge localisation, storage and sharing.

The excessive court docket on Thursday listed the matter for listening to on November 10, because the Centre and Reserve Financial institution of India (RBI) haven’t filed their responses but.


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