This document has been updated for compatibility with the UK GDPR. It is ready for use from the start of 2021.
Data protection law in the UK, comprising principally of the retained EU GDPR (retained under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018) - now referred to as the UK GDPR - and the
Data Protection Act 2018, provides a range of rights for individuals (“data
subjects”) designed to help protect their personal data as well as their
own rights, interests, and freedoms.
These Guidance Notes provide detailed information about each of these
rights, including when they apply (and when they do not), how to comply,
time limits for compliance, and more.
In some cases, where other documents or guidance notes are available from
Simply-Docs, these are linked to from within the Guidance Notes.
These Data Subject Rights Guidance Notes contain the following sections:
Part 1. The Right to be Informed
Part 2. The Right of Access
Part 3. The Right to Rectification
Part 4. The Right to Erasure
Part 5. The Right to Restrict Processing
Part 6. The Right to Data Portability
Part 7. The Right to Object
Part 8. Rights Related to Automated Decision-Making including Profiling
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