@Eve L wrote:
So if I want to have all of my data deleted you will not keep any information about me at all? Does that mean that if my JSS goes to h*ll I can just delete my account and open a new one? How will you deal with issues like this? Or if I get suspended. Can I still have all of the personal information deleted?
Not planning on it of course, just curious...
No. GDPR has provisions that allow the processor of the data (the controller) to retain some data under some circumstances.
Lawfulness of processing
1. Processing shall be lawful only if and to the extent that at least one of the following applies:
(f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.
This part has been discussed in lengths, but my understanding (*) is that it does allow a data processor to retain some information provided that they can prove and document that such retention is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests, and that there exist real basis supporting the legitimacy of the said interests.
It seems sensible from a legal standpoint that Upwork may consider that the retention of some of its customers' data, for instance their e-mail and their bank accounts identifiers, as being necessary in order to prevent the circumvention of the parts of the company's terms of service that protects the company from people trying to create duplicate accounts.
(*) This is my own interpretation and shall not be taken as a legal advice. I may be proven wrong and in all honesty, I still need to dig deeper into the GDPR.
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I'm French and I want you to delete all data about me. I've tried to do it myself but you changed the code of your website and it is not possible right now to change any informations about myself like my billing adress or my name. I can't delete my account either.
You guys really want to fight GDPR ?
As per GDPR Art. 20, I should be able to download all the data I have uploaded to Upwork.
The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
Is there such tool?