Monday, September 19, 2022

Imprisonment upto 3 years and fines up to 10 lakhs rupees for storing Aadhaar numbers in clear text



Now a days the most used identity / address proof document by enterprises is the Aadhaar identity proof of the customer. Banks, NBFC, Stoke Brokers, Insurance Companies, Nidhi Companies etc prefer to use Aadhaar as identity proof as almost every Indian has an Aadhaar card and customers are willing to share their Aadhaar numbers when they want to avail any service of the enterprise. Using Aadhaar as KYC document has many advantage such as easy digital access of the data, fast customer on boarding, lower cost for KYC process.