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A Generic Data Model for Implementing Right of Access Requests

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Abstract

According to Article 15 of the GDPR, data subjects have the right to access personal data handled by data controllers and their processors. This raises demand for a dedicated technical service implementation in order to create valid, complete, and legally compliant responses to such requests.

In this paper, we provide both a Data Request Model and a Response Data Model for answering such requests on a technical level. While outlining the overall process of handling such a request, we showcase a set of requirements that needs to be fulfilled, and we discuss a set of issues commonly arising in such an Article 15 service implementation.

Keywords

  • Article 15
  • GDPR
  • Right of Access
  • Data Request Model
  • Response Data Model

The contribution of M. Jensen was partly funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF SURPRISE) project.

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Hansen, M., Jensen, M. (2022). A Generic Data Model for Implementing Right of Access Requests. In: Gryszczyńska, A., Polański, P., Gruschka, N., Rannenberg, K., Adamczyk, M. (eds) Privacy Technologies and Policy. APF 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 13279. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-07315-1_1

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