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Right of Rectification - definition(s)

Right of rectification - The right of rectification is the right to obtain from the controller the rectification without delay of inaccurate or incomplete personal data (Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001).

The right of rectification is an essential complement to the right of access and is important to maintain a high level of Data Quality_.

To exercise the right of rectification, the data subject usually has to write to the controller of the processing operation. By way of illustration, if you need to change your personal address or if you find that information about you is inaccurate, you should exercise your right of rectification by contacting the controller who holds these data.

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European Data Protection Supervisor, 31 July 2011 09:56:59, External 

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