Understanding Article 16 of GDPR
Article 16 of GDPR grants an important right to data subjects: the right to have their personal data rectified.
Under Article 16(1) of GDPR, a person has the right to demand that a company rectify inaccurate personal data concerning him or her.
If the company has incomplete data, a person has the right to have their information be completed.
Recitals applicable to Article 16 of GDPR
Relevant Recitals: 65
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Cited Legislation in Article 16 or relevant recitals
GDPR Text: Article 16 of GDPR and Relevant Recitals
GDPR Text Source: EUR-Lex
Official GDPR Text: General Data Protection Regulation
Official GDPR Title: REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), corrected by Corrigendum, OJL 127, 23.5.2018, p. 2 ((EU) 2016/679)