Data Principal

By Reina Legal

14th February, 2020

Data Principal just as Data Subject in EU GDPR plays a pivotal role in PDPB, 2019 as he/ she is the one whose data is to be protected.

Under PDPB, 2019 data principal means the natural person to whom the personal data relates;

Rights of Data Principal

  • Right to confirmation and access – To seek confirmation and access that the data fiduciary is processing his/ her personal data
  • Right to correction and erasure – To ask for correction of inaccurate data or updating data or even deletion of data
  • Right to data portability – To obtain the data in a format such that it can have it transferred to a different entity
  • Right to be forgotten – To restrict or prevent disclosure of his/her personal data by a data fiduciary