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Data Subject Access Request exemptions: When can information be withheld?

Now more than ever, we understand the importance of personal data.

Every day, important issues are raised about how companies collect data, how long it is held for and for what it is used. Individuals have a legal right to know the answers to these questions, and businesses are legally obliged to supply the information.

Over the past few years, and especially since the pandemic, there has been a significant rise in the number of people submitting Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs).

This article, written by data protection specialists, offers background information on DSARs, and seeks to answer the commonly asked topic of what should be included in a DSAR and what can be withheld. 

Click here to read our in-depth feature on DSARs.


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