The right to be forgotten (erasure)
Under Article 17 of the UK GDPR individuals have the right to have personal data erased. This is also known as the 'right to be forgotten'.
The right only applies to data held at the time the request is received. It does not apply to data that may be created in the future. The right is not absolute and only applies in certain circumstances.
- The UK GDPR introduces a right for individuals to have personal data erased.
- The right to erasure is also known as 'the right to be forgotten'.
- The right is not absolute and only applies in certain circumstances.
- Individuals can make a request for erasure verbally or in writing.
- You have one month to respond to a request.
- This right is not the only way in which the UK GDPR places an obligation on you to consider whether to delete personal data.
The Council must verify a requesters identity before we carry out an ensure request, you will be able to upload your proof of ID. This will then be deleted as part of the erasure process.
Last updated: 29/09/2022 17:19:31