The right to data portability

Video 24 of 32
0 min 55 sec
Want to watch this video? Sign up for the course or enter your email below to watch one free video.

Unlock This Video Now for FREE

This video is normally available to paying customers.
You may unlock this video for FREE. Enter your email address for instant access AND to receive ongoing updates and special discounts related to this topic.

Understanding Right to Data Portability


The right to data portability enables individuals to access and reuse their personal data across different services.


This right allows individuals to:

  • Transfer Data: Move, copy, or transfer personal data securely and conveniently between IT systems.
  • Retain Usability: Ensure that data remains usable after being transferred to another environment.


The right to data portability applies under the following conditions:

  • Individual's Provided Data: Applies to information provided directly by the individual to the controller.
  • Lawful Basis: Relevant when the organization's lawful basis is consent or for the performance of a contract.
  • Automated Processing: Applicable when processing is carried out by automated means.