Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from Termly’s Legal Experts

Is GDPR only for online data?

No, GDPR is not only for online data. The GDPR applies to personal data that’s processed one of two ways: electronically or manually using a paper-based filing system.

Users’ rights to access their personal data also applies to paper-based documents, which means businesses are required to give users any stored hard copies of their data in the event of an access request.

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Letting consumers access physical records is mandatory under the GDPR.

To achieve GDPR compliance, you must honor users’ requests to access, update, or delete their personal data, whether it’s electronically or physically stored.

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Jona, Senior Product Manager @ Termly

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