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Case Law C-26/22 e C-64/22 (07/12/2023)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 12/07/2023

Subject: The Court affirmed that General Data Protection Regulation precludes a practice of private credit information agencies consisting in retaining, in their own databases, information from a public register relating to the grant of a discharge from remaining debts in favour of natural persons in order to be able to provide information on the solvency of those persons, for a period extending beyond that during which the data are kept in the public register. The data subject has the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay where he or she objects to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds capable of justifying, exceptionally, the processing in question. Finally, according to the Court, the controller is required to erase unlawfully processed personal data as soon as possible

Parties: SCHUFA Holding (LibĂ©ration de reliquat de dette)

Original language: German

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing - Personal data: consent - Personal data: access - Personal data: rectification - Personal data: independent authority

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