Category: Subject Access Request

What to expect with the new ICO data subject access request guidelines

The ICO recently published new guidelines to further explain the rules regarding a data subject access request (DSAR). This was welcome news for a number of people who were confused about certain scenarios. We’ll look at the basics of the DSAR and how the ICO is providing more concrete examples for data controllers to better … Continued

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How to verify the identity of a requester in a GDPR data subject access request

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ensures that data subjects can retrieve their personal data from the data controllers promptly. For example, if your business runs an website which allows customers to create and manage their own account, you should make it easy for customers who forgot their password to retrieve their login information. … Continued

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Complying with GDPR When a Subject Sends an Access Request

One of the many significant changes brought about by GDPR was the data subject’s greater right of access to personal information. And that is far-reaching. The data controller must fulfil a subject access request (SAR) within a month to comply with GDPR. So, the correct systems must be in place to make sure this happens. … Continued

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