The right to erasure, or the right to be forgotten, is a new right for individuals under the new GDPR. The principle of this new right is that when no compelling reason can be found for their data to be processed, the data subject can:
It’s important to remember that the right to erasure isn’t always applicable, as organisations only need to comply under certain circumstances.
The ICO state that:
Individuals have the right to have their personal data erased if:
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