Category: DSAR

Steps Involved in a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR)

What is DSAR? With the advent of GDPR, a term DSAR was introduced. A Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) refers to a petition by a customer to an organization regarding personal data. DSARs give individuals the right to discover what kind of data an organization is holding about them, why the organization is holding that data, and…
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Risks to Be Considered When Responding to DSAR

Magnacrest, a Buckinghamshire-based housing developer, was fined for failure to comply with data subject access requests. This incident serves as a fresh reminder for businesses about the public’s right to review all the personal data that gets processed. While the Magnacrest investigation predated the General Data Protection Regulation and resulted in a small fine, the Information Commissioner’s…
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Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) – How to Review Them

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018 as a way to modernize personal information protection laws. Even a year later, a recent Thomson Reuters survey found businesses worldwide are struggling to comply with the new legal framework. Not only are consumers using data subject access requests (DSARs), but employees…
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