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Instagram & GDPR: manage your data

Rightly is a free service that helps you have more control over your data. Find out whether Instagram has your personal data, and tell them what to do with it.

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Instagram provides the following services:

  • Online Shopping
  • Social Media

How Rightly works

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Send your requests

Tell them what to do with your personal data

Manage your responses & data

View your replies and decide your next steps

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How sending requests can help

Locate your data

Send a Subject Access Request (SAR)

If you want to know whether Instagram has your personal data, what they have, and what they’re doing with it, we can help. Send a request to Instagram via Rightly and quickly find out.

Delete your data

Request to partially or fully delete your data

If you want Instagram to delete all of your personal data, or only some of it, you can let Instagram know via Rightly in a deletion request. Instagram then has 30 days to reply, by law.

Adjust marketing

Change your Instagram marketing preferences

Want to change how Instagram communicates with you? You can easily alter your email marketing settings through Rightly, too. Just let Instagram know in your request.

Rejected applications

Understand why decisions were made

Has Instagram rejected an application of yours, or made an unfair decision? You can request all of the paperwork relating to how they made that decision through Rightly.

Employment disputes

Tackle an employment dispute with Instagram

If you are, or have been, an employee of Instagram, you can send a data access request to view all emails and documents that mention you, as well as your personal files.

Data breaches

Act if there’s a Instagram data breach

If Instagram has had a data breach, you can use requests to see if you’ve been affected, and to delete your data to prevent it happening again.


Locate your Instagram pension

Find out whether you have a pension with Instagram, as well as its associated details, by sending a subject access request. Our support team is also here to help.

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Contact Instagram

Making a subject access request without Rightly Alternatively you can send a subject access request to Instagram in writing at the following address:

Facebook Ireland Ltd.
4 Grand Canal Square
Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2 Ireland

Please include your:
Full name
Any previous names
Your address

If you have moved whilst you have had the service we would recommend putting in all your previous addresses for the last 3 years.

Because requests must be in writing, you can’t make one over the phone. However, if you need to contact Instagram for anything else, their contact number is 0203 386 6000.

You can also read more about how to send a subject access request in our blog.

Rightly is not affiliated to, linked with, or otherwise endorsed by Instagram. We are an independent tool to help consumers to own and manage their data.

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