Thursday, September 14, 2017

GDPR and the"Right to Erasure", also known as the "Right to be Forgotten"



The GDPR provides for the Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’). The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay.. [GDPR Article 17, paragraph (1)]

Modalities should be provided for facilitating the exercise of the data subject's rights under this Regulation, including mechanisms to request and, if applicable, obtain, free of charge, in particular, access to and rectification or erasure of personal data and the exercise of the right to object.  [GDPR Citations 59, 68, 73]

The existence of the right to request from the controller access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning the data subject..  [GDPR Article 13, paragraph (2b), Article 14, paragraph (2c), Article 15, paragraph (1e)].  

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