Probably the least known of the individual rights is the right to data portability and what this does is gives individuals the right to receive personal data they have provided to a business in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format like excel or csv. It also gives them the right to request that a business transmits this data directly to another business.
- your lawful basis for processing this information is consent or for the performance of a contract; and
- you are carrying out the processing by automated means (ie excluding paper files).
- Sometimes the personal data an individual has provided to you will be easy to identify (eg their mailing address, username, age).