Agencia española de protección de datos

Right of opposition

The right of opposition is one of the rights that the organic law on the protection of personal data (LOPD) recognizes citizens so that they can defend their privacy controlling for itself the use of their personal data, and in particular the right not to be carried out the treatment of These or cessation in the same not be their consent for the processing, as combining a legitimate reason and well founded, referred to his personal situation specific, which justifies, and whenever a law does not stipulate otherwise.

Its realization is personalísimo, so that it may do so only the person concerned through request to the controller, which shall be stated the acceptable grounds and legitimate that is justified.

Responsible for the file or treatment, within ten days from the receipt of the request, shall decide on the same treatment, excluding data reasoned or denying affected. We must also do so whilst not available. the data concerned. After the deadline without explicitly the request or This is unsatisfactory, the person concerned may file the corresponding claim de tutela before this agency, accompanying evidence of having requested the opposition to the entity concerned.

Remember that, before approaching this agency, shall do so before the undertaking or responsible body / holder of file where they are their data.

Models for the exercise of the right of opposition (reported steady)

- Exercise before responsible for the file

- Application AEPD tutela before the

- Instructions for the completion of forms