The Supreme Court has sought a response from WhatsApp on allegations of dropping the privacy standard in India compared to Europe. WhatsApp said on this that Europe has special laws about privacy. If there are similar laws in India, then we will follow them also.
WhatsApp users who upload, submit, store, send or receive content, the company can use it anywhere. The company can also share that data. The policy was to come into force from 8 February 2021, but the deadline has been extended to 15 May after the controversy escalated. It was previously claimed that if the user does not approve this policy, then he will not be able to use his account. However, the company later called it optional.