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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) provides for enhanced rights for data subjects, including providing rights of access, rectification, erasure and restriction of processing, data portability, a right to object to processing and a right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, with strict time limits for complying.
You must respond to the data subject without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request, or within one month of receiving:
any information you have requested to confirm the requester’s identity
any fee you have charged
That period may be extended by two further months where necessary, taking into account the complexity and number of the requests. You must inform the data subject of any such extension within one month of receipt of the request, together with the reasons for the delay. See Q&As: What makes a data subject access request ‘complex’? and How long do I have to comply with an access request?
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) originally said you should calculate the time limit starting on the day after you receive the request until the corresponding calendar date in the next m
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