Agencia española de protección de datos

Right of correction

The right of correction 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 to change their when they are inaccurate or incomplete.

Its realization is personalísimo, so only may apply the person concerned, who should address the firm or public body which it knows or has assumed that their data, signaling what data refers and correction applied for; and contributing to the effect the documentation to justify this.

Responsible for the file must decide on the request within 10 days from the receipt of the request. So too should the though not 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, accompanied by the supporting documentation having applied for a rectification of data 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 correction (reported steady)

- Exercise before responsible for the file

- Application AEPD tutela before the

- Instructions for the completion of forms