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GDPR – Know Your Data Protection Rights

General Data Protection Regulation also known as GDPR is coming into effect on May 25, 2018.

The main idea behind GDPR is to bring some significant changes in the way Mobile Apps and Websites are operating currently. The GDPR is basically a European data protection regulation that aims to target everyone. The regulation of this is a law that is mandatory to be followed in all European countries. It is not only applicable to the European countries but also applied to those non-EU companies that have users in the EU. Companies that are not registered in Europe but are having European customers are also applicable to this regulation.

GDPR Compliance introduces various rights for users (also called as data subject) to safeguard their private data being used or stored by various data controller or data processor.

Following are some key rights which user can enjoy:

  • The right to be informed about data controller/data processor’s collection and use of personal data.
  • The right of access to the personal data they hold about you.
  • The right of access to the personal data they hold about you.
  • The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification if any personal data which is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask data controller/processor to delete any personal data.
  • The right to object to using your personal data for particular purposes.
  • The right to obtaining your personal data copy to re-use with another organization or service.
  • Rights with respect to automated profiling and decision making.

Besides, there is also a mandatory requirement to inform user if there any data breach from data controller or data processor end. It will be also describing the nature of data breach and the possible consequences.