Where your personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was
originally collected/processed by the company.
When you withdraw your consent.
When you object to the processing and there is no overriding legitimate interest for continuing
Your personal data was unlawfully processed.
Your personal data has to be erased in order to comply with a legal obligation.
Under the GDPR, your right to be erased is not limited to processing that causes unwarranted and
substantial damage or distress. However, if the processing does cause damage or distress to you,
this is likely to make the case for erasure stronger.
However, if the processing does cause damage or distress to you, this is likely to make the case
Please be aware, that companies can refuse to comply with a request to be erased if the personal
data is processed for the following reasons:
To exercise the right of freedom of expression and information.
To comply with a legal obligation for the performance of a public interest task or exercise of
For public health purposes in the public interest.
Archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific research historical research or
purposes or the exercise or defense of legal claims.