The Encognito Blog: Privacy Laws
What Privacy Laws Apply to Your Business?
While most places agree that information security is important, not every region handles privacy law in the same way. This can make it confusing when you’re trying to understand..
GDPR and Data Subject Rights
The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, is a framework of rules that protects data privacy in the European Union (EU). The regulation, which went into effect May 2018,..
GDPR Article 12: Transparent Information
GDPR Article 12 is Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject. What is GDPR Article 12? This is where the company..
GDPR Articles 13 and 14: Right to be Informed
GDPR Article 15: Right of Access
GDPR Article 15 is Right of Access by the Data Subject. What it is Article 15: Right of Access? This is where the users get to see *all* the data collected about them. The data..
GDPR Article 16: Right to Rectification
GDPR Article 16 is Right to Rectification. What it is This is where the user fixes data that is inaccurate. The data subject has the right to ensure that their data is up-to-date..
GDPR Article 17: Right to Erasure
GDPR Article 17 is Right to Erasure (right to be forgotten). Article 17: what it is This is where a user can disappear from a system. Also known as the Right to Deletion or the..
GDPR Article 18: Right to Restriction
GDPR Article 18 is Right to restriction of Processing. What it is This is where the company stops or limits use of data for an individual but does not fully remove them from the..
GDPR Article 19: Notification Obligation
GDPR Article 19 is Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing. What it is This is where the company has to tell..