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Does a firm have to delete data if requested under GDPR

  • 02-12-2018 12:56pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 7,879 ✭✭✭ Guffy
    Registered User


    As it says on the tin. If it is requested that your data be deleted under GDRP does it have to do so or can they refuse?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,409 ✭✭✭ montyrebel
    Registered User


    i think they will delete it but it has to be after they hold onto it for 5 years or something in case you decide to come back and dispute charges etc to your bank, so yes they will delete it but 5 years after you request it imo, could be wrong though


  • Registered Users Posts: 124 ✭✭ lobbylad
    Registered User


    No, they do not have to comply if there is a legitimate business reason to hold on to your data.

    For example, you cannot ring the Revenue Commissioners and tell them to remove you from their systems!


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