Last updated: May 23, 2019
Docjournals.com (“Website” or “we” or “us”) value the privacy rights of our user (“you” or “your”). Thus, we have designed this Data Subject Rights Overview (“Overview”) as a summary of individuals’ rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which shall apply to you in the event that you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). If you wish to submit a request to exercise any of your rights, please fill in the data subject request form available here and send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Right to be Informed
You have a right to request us to confirm whether we process certain personal data related to you, as well as a right to obtain a copy of such personal data, with additional information regarding how and why we use this personal data. After we receive such request, we will analyze and determine the veracity and appropriateness of the access request and provide you with the applicable confirmation of the processing, the copy of the personal data or a description of the personal data and categories of data processed, the purpose for which such data is being held and processed, and details about the source of the personal data if not provided by you. Our response detailed above will be provided within the applicable period required by law.
If personal data held by us is not accurate, you may require us to update such data so it is accurate. Furthermore, in the event that we have passed on incorrect information about you to a third party, you also have a right to oblige us to inform those third parties that the applicable information should be updated.
Erasure (“right to be forgotten”)
You have the right to require us to erase certain personal data, subject to the fulfillment of specific conditions. We are required to comply with a request to exercise the right to be forgotten, and delete the requested personal data if: (i) the applicable personal data is no longer needed for the original purpose for which it was collected and in addition, there is no new lawful basis for continued processing; (ii) the lawful basis for processing is consent and you request to withdraw the consent provided by you; (iii) you have exercised your right to object to the processing of your personal data by us, and we have no overriding grounds for the processing of such personal data; (iv) the personal data is processed by us unlawfully; or otherwise, the erasure of your personal data is necessary to comply with applicable laws.
In addition, in the event we have transferred your personal data to a third party, you have the right to request of us to ask those third parties to erase such information. Please note that, this right to erasure is not absolute. Even if you fall under the aforesaid conditions, we are entitled to reject your request to erase the data in the event that we find it (subject to applicable laws): (i) necessary to comply with legal obligations; (ii) necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (iii) necessary for scientific purposes, etc.
With regards to personal data processed by us under the lawful basis of our legitimate interests, you may object to our processing on such grounds. However, even if we receive your objection, we will be permitted to continue processing the personal data in the event that (subject to applicable laws and regulations): (i) our legitimate interests for processing override your rights, interests and freedoms; or (ii) the processing of such personal data is necessary to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim or right, etc.
You may request to limit the purposes for which we process your personal data in the event that: (i) the accuracy of the data is contested; (ii) restriction is requested instead of erasure where the processing is considered to be unlawful; (iii) we no longer need the personal data for its original purpose, but the data is still required to establish, exercise or defend legal rights; or (iv) consideration of overriding grounds in the context of an erasure request.
You may request us to send or “port” your personal data held by us to a third-party entity, however solely when: (i) you have provided us with the personal data; (ii) it is processed automatically; (iii) it is processed on the legal bases of either consent or fulfilment of a contract.