Section 39 Indian Data Protection Act 2019
Exemption for manual processing by small entities
39. (1) The provisions of sections 7, 8, 9, clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 17 and sections 19 to 32 shall not apply where the processing of personal data by a small entity is not automated.
(2) For the purposes of sub-section (1), a “small entity” means such data fiduciary as may be classified, by regulations, by Authority, having regard to
(a) the turnover of data fiduciary in the preceding financial year;
(b) the purpose of collection of personal data for disclosure to any other individuals or entities; and
(c) the volume of personal data processed by such data fiduciary in any one day in the preceding twelve calendar months.