Article 1. Subject-matter and objectives Article 2. Material scope Article 3. Territorial scope Article 4. Definitions Article 5. Principles relating to processing of personal data Article 6. Lawfulness of processing Article 7. Conditions for consent Article 8. Conditions applicable to child's consent in relation to information society services Article 9. Processing of special categories of personal data Article 10. Processing of personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences Article 11. Processing which does not require identification Article 12. Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject Article 13. Information to be provided where personal data are collected from the data subject Article 14. Information to be provided where personal data have not been obtained from the data subject Article 15. Right of access by the data subject Article 16. Right to rectification Article 17. Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) Article 18. Right to restriction of processing Article 19. Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing Article 20. Right to data portability Article 21. Right to object Article 22. Automated individual decision-making, including profiling Article 23. Restrictions Article 24. Subject-matter and objectives Article 25. Data protection by design and by default Article 26. Joint controllers Article 27. Representatives of controllers or processors not established in the Union Article 28. Processor Article 29. Processing under the authority of the controller or processor Article 30. Records of processing activities Article 31. Cooperation with the supervisory authority Article 32. Security of processing Article 33. Notification of a personal data breach to the supervisory authority Article 34. Communication of a personal data breach to the data subject Article 35. Data protection impact assessment Article 36. Prior consultation Article 37. Designation of the data protection officer Article 38. Position of the data protection officer Article 39. Tasks of the data protection officer Article 40. Codes of conduct Article 41. Monitoring of approved codes of conduct Article 42. Certification Article 43. Certification bodies Article 44. General principle for transfers Article 45. Transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision Article 46. Transfers subject to appropriate safeguards Article 47. Binding corporate rules Article 48. Transfers or disclosures not authorised by Union law Article 49. Derogations for specific situations Article 50. International cooperation for the protection of personal data Article 51. Supervisory authority Article 52. Independence Article 53. General conditions for the members of the supervisory authority Article 54. Rules on the establishment of the supervisory authority Article 55. Competence Article 56. Competence of the lead supervisory authority Article 57. Tasks Article 58. Powers Article 59. Activity reports Article 60. Cooperation between the lead supervisory authority and the other supervisory authorities concerned Article 61. Mutual assistance Article 62. Joint operations of supervisory authorities Article 63. Consistency mechanism Article 64. Opinion of the Board Article 65. Dispute resolution by the Board Article 66. Urgency procedure Article 67. Exchange of information Article 68. European Data Protection Board Article 69. Independence Article 70. Tasks of the Board Article 71. Reports Article 72. Procedure Article 73. Chair Article 74. Tasks of the Chair Article 75. Secretariat Article 76. Confidentiality Article 77. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority Article 78. Right to an effective judicial remedy against a supervisory authority Article 79. Right to an effective judicial remedy against a controller or processor Article 80. Representation of data subjects Article 81. Suspension of proceedings Article 82. Right to compensation and liability Article 83. General conditions for imposing administrative fines Article 84. Penalties Article 85. Processing and freedom of expression and information Article 86. Processing and public access to official documents Article 87. Processing of the national identification number Article 88. Processing in the context of employment Article 89. Safeguards and derogations relating to processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes Article 90. Obligations of secrecy Article 91. Existing data protection rules of churches and religious associations Article 92. Exercise of the delegation Article 93. Committee procedure Article 94. Repeal of Directive 95/46/EC Article 95. Relationship with Directive 2002/58/EC Article 96. Relationship with previously concluded Agreements Article 97. Commission reports Article 98. Review of other Union legal acts on data protection Article 99. 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Article 16. Right to rectification
Article 16 GDPR. Right to rectification
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)
The latest consolidated version of the Regulation with corrections by Corrigendum, OJ L 127, 23.5.2018, p. 2 ((EU) 2016/679). Source: EUR-lex.
(65) A data subject should have the right to have personal data concerning him or her rectified and a ‘right to be forgotten’ where the retention of such data infringes this Regulation or Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject. In particular, a data subject should have the right to have his or her personal data erased and no longer processed where the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are collected or otherwise processed, where a data subject has withdrawn his or her consent or objects to the processing of personal data concerning him or her, or where the processing of his or her personal data does not otherwise comply with this Regulation. That right is relevant in particular where the data subject has given his or her consent as a child and is not fully aware of the risks involved by the processing, and later wants to remove such personal data, especially on the internet. The data subject should be able to exercise that right notwithstanding the fact that he or she is no longer a child. However, the further retention of the personal data should be lawful where it is necessary, for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller, on the grounds of public interest in the area of public health, for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Guidelines & Case Law
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