The GDPR gives individuals eight rights to which organisations must comply:
- Right to be informed: organisations must tell individuals what data is being collected, how it’s being used, how long it will be kept and whether it will be shared with any third parties.
- Right of access: individuals have the right to request a copy of the information that an organisation holds on them.
- Right of rectification: individuals have the right to correct data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Right to be forgotten: in certain circumstances, individuals can ask for the data an organisation holds on them to be erased from their records.
- Right of portability: individuals can request that organisation transfer any data that it holds on them to another company.
- Right to restrict processing: individuals can request that an organisation limits the way it uses personal data.
- Right to object: individuals have the right to challenge certain types of processing, such as direct marketing.
- Right related to automated decision making including profiling: individuals are free to request a review of automated processing if they believe the rules are not being followed.
Clients are free to exercise their rights by contacting the ICO https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/. Company officers are free to exercise their rights.