Exercise your rights!

Have you ever wondered if your data is well protected? Do you want to know who knows what about you, and why?
Have you ever wanted to do something about the privacy of your data, but didn’t know what you could do to get your digital rights in shape?
Read on to find out how noyb’s Exercise Your Rights series can help you to enforce your data protection rights, no previous legal experience required…   


Exercise your rights!

Despite the GDPR entering into force, many private and public entities continue to misuse and unlawfully take advantage of your personal information every day, often without you even realising. Luckily, the GDPR gives you the tools to exercise your rights to privacy.

However, what does it mean to enforce your data protection rights in practice?

Making data protection a reality is a marathon, not a sprint. This is why noyb’s Exercise Your Rights series is here to give you the tools you need to cross the finish line.

In the following series, each move involves a separate right and will explain the steps you can take as an individual to enforce those rights the GDPR gives you. No legal jargon or unnecessary language, only practical, real and actionable steps anybody can take to enforce their rights, no previous experience required.

Ready to get started? Then click on one of the links below…

Like any long-distance race, some warming up may be useful. That’s why we recommend some light preparation by reading how to “Access your data” first.

These are your rights under the GDPR:

Right of access - Access your data!

Right to withdraw consent - Withdraw your consent!

Right to object - Object to the processing of your data!

Right to rectification - Correct your data!

Right to erasure - Have your data deleted!

Right to data portability - Transfer your data!

Right to restriction of processing - Restrict processing!

Automated individual decision-making - Be protected from Automated Decision Making!

Right to lodge a complaint - Complain to your DPA!