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Erasing your personal data is your right under GDPR. Rightly makes it quick, easy and free to erase your data with companies

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Thanks to GDPR law, you can tell any company to delete all of the information that they have about you, and they have to delete it within 30 days.

Personal data that many companies collect:

  • Name
  • Contact details
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Debit and credit card details
  • Economic, social and cultural information
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Supermarkets

Personal data that supermarkets typically store:

  • Contact details
  • Credit and debit card details
  • Name and address
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Tastes and habits
  • Economic, social and cultural information

Supermarkets also often supplement this with data from elsewhere, such as the electoral roll and credit reports.

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Data brokers

A data broker is a company that collects and sells personal information about you, in the form of detailed 'profiles'.

They do this by getting permission from website owners to monitor your browsing and also collate data from elsewhere.

Profiles can include:

  • Tastes, habits and political opinions
  • Cookies, IP address and GPS information
  • Sexual orientation
  • Medical information
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Gambling sites

Personal data that gambling websites typically store:

  • Name and date of birth
  • Recent changes of address
  • Tastes and habits
  • Contact details
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Credit and debit card details
  • Economic, social and cultural information

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Social media

Social media companies often collect, and sell on:

  • Name and address
  • Tastes and habits
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Relationship status
  • Facial recognition data
  • Behaviour on other apps
  • Economic, social and cultural information
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British political parties

Political parties create detailed 'profiles' by collecting:

  • Name, gender, address
  • Family structure
  • Occupation and employment status
  • Income
  • Political leaning
  • Economic, social and cultural information
  • Level of educational achievement
  • Debt profile
  • Information gleaned from social media profiles
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Recruitment agencies

Personal data that recruitment agencies typically store:

  • Name and address
  • Contact details
  • Your CV
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Economic, social and cultural information
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Hotels

Hotels typically store:

  • Contact details
  • Credit and debit card details
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Tastes and habits
  • Passport details and nationality
  • Important dates: birthdays, anniversaries & special occasions

Hotels also often supplement their customer data with data collected from elsewhere, such as credit reports and social media accounts.

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Homeware stores

Personal data that homeware and furniture companies typically store:

  • Contact details
  • Credit and debit card details
  • Name and address
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Tastes and habits
  • Economic, social and cultural information
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Estate Agents

Personal data that estate agents typically store:

  • Name and address
  • Contact details
  • Likely income bracket
  • Cookies & IP address
  • Economic, social and cultural information
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