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Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR's)
What Are Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)?
When it comes to making a request for information GDPR does not specify how you can do this. Therefore, Data Subject Access Requests or DSARs have been introduced by GDPS giving individuals the right to be given a copy of the information that a company or organisation keeps relating to them.
Too Much Data No Processes To Deal With DSAR's
DSARs can be a headache for a lot of businesses who still haven’t got data management and compliance processes in place to do data discovery, especially across all data repositories, such as data stored electronically in files, in emails, in paper files and potentially in media such as video or audio recordings.
Making DSARs Simple
The Silver Cloud Business has helped businesses and organisations in Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset simplify Data Subject Requests (DSARs). By moving their IT systems to Microsoft 365 (Office 365) so all data stored in digital files, including email can be searched from one console, making it far easier to search digital assets to fulfil DSARs. With good data classification, such as data tagging, proper file naming conventions and metadata, and it will also allow the searching of digital media such as images, audio and video.