Updated: Aug 9, 2021
Rights to be forgotten: According to part 3.9 of the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019, You can ask a data controller to permanently delete your personal data from their records based on certain grounds stipulated by the guidelines.
In case the rights of data subjects are breached in any way or seem to have been breached, the policy must contain a medium to contact the company to rectify the issue and let the data subjects know that they can report to the appropriate authorities.
Lastly, according to Part 2.8 (b) of the Data Protection Regulation 2019, the data subject must have an option to decline the collection of his or her data. The functionality of a website must not break simply because the data subject has refused to consent to the collection of his data (It is possible that non-collection or deleting cookies may reduce the functionality of the website).
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