Is your Aadhar Information is Safe in UIDAI?

We know that UIDAI holds Aadhar Data of more than one Billion People. In this situation, it is really difficult to maintain the security of the Database. Previously we have seen that Some hacker has leaked the Aadhar Data from Government Websites and It’s a Big Thread and Loophole because The Hackers will misuse the data in an illegal way.

So, in this Post, we will show you some fact figures of Eaadhar Act Information regarding Aadhar Data Security, You can also Check out Some Aadhar Details and Definition from previous Post, In Chapter VI of Aadhar Act it says That:

Security in Aadhar Card/UIDAI

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  • The Authority shall ensure the security of identity information and authentication records of individuals.
  • Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Authority shall ensure confidentiality of identity information and authentication records of individuals.
  • The Authority shall take all necessary measures to ensure that the information in the possession or control of the Authority, including information stored in the Central Identities Data Repository, is secured and protected against access, use or disclosure not permitted under this Act or regulations made thereunder, and against accidental or intentional destruction, loss or damage.
  • No core Aadhar biometric information, collected or created under this Act, shall be – shared with anyone for any reason whatsoever; or used for any purpose other than generation of Aadhaar numbers and authentication under this Act.
  • No identity information available with a requesting entity shall be – used for any purpose, other than that specified to the individual at the time by submitting any identity information for authentication
  • The identity information, other than core biometric information, collected or created under this Act may be shared only in accordance with the provisions of this Act and in such manner as may be specified by regulations.
  • No Aadhaar number or core biometric information collected or created under this Act in respect of an Aadhaar number holder shall be published, displayed or posted publicly, except for the purposes as may be specified by regulations.
  • In case any demographic information of an Aadhaar number holder is found incorrect or changes subsequently, the Aadhaar number holder shall request the Authority to alter such demographic information in his record in the Central Identities Data Repository in such manner as may be specified by regulations.
  • No identity information in the Central Identities Data Repository shall be altered except in the manner provided in this Act or regulations made in this behalf.
  • Every Aadhaar number holder shall be entitled to obtain his authentication record in such manner as may be specified by regulations.
  • Provided that every direction issued under this subsection shall be reviewed by an Oversight Committee consisting of the Cabinet Secretary and the Secretaries to the The government of India in the Department of Legal Affairs and the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, before it takes effect.
So, These are some of the Norms and Conditions of Aadhar Act as Describe in the Act itself. You can check out HERE in Detail.
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