Wednesday, September 20, 2017

GDPR states that data must be kept only for its original purpose and not longer than necessary


GDPR states that data must be kept only for its original purpose and not longer than necessary.

"Personal data shall be: ...collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;"   [GDPR Article 5, Paragraph (1b)].  

"Personal data shall be: ..accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;"   [GDPR Article 5, Paragraph (1d)].  

"Personal data shall be: ...kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; :  [GDPR Article 5, Paragraph (1e)]

"... In order to ensure that the personal data are not kept longer than necessary, time limits should be established by the controller for erasure or for a periodic review..."  :  [GDPR Citation 39]

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