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Withdrawal of Consent

Osman Husain Apr 10, 2023 4:05:37 PM

Withdrawal of Consent is a legal term that refers to the process by which a person withdraws their consent to the terms of a contract. The act of withdrawing consent allows you to break your agreement with another party and avoid any penalties associated with non-compliance.

For example, if you have given your credit card number over the phone and wish to cancel it, you can make a request for rescission by sending a letter or email to the business within a specific time period (usually three days).

If you are buying something online, you may have consented to pay for it with your bank account. The seller can only charge your account after they've received confirmation from your bank that the payment has been made. If there is any dispute about whether this payment has been received, then it is possible that your bank will refuse the charge because it was made without your consent. You would need to cancel or withdraw your consent in order for this transaction not to go through.

Withdrawal of Consent in Businesses

Withdrawal of Consent is commonly used in business transactions. For example, if you sign an agreement with a landlord or a car dealer and then decide that you do not want to rent or buy anymore, you can withdraw your consent as long as it isn't too late to do so. In this case, the landlord or car dealer has no legal recourse against you because they cannot force you into signing an agreement that you do not want.

Osman Husain

Osman is the content lead at Enzuzo. He has a background in data privacy management via a two-year role at ExpressVPN and extensive freelance work with cybersecurity and blockchain companies. Osman also holds an MBA from the Toronto Metropolitan University.

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