Legal Glossary

Definition of Data Controller

The organization in charge of gathering and managing any personal information obtained from a website is known as a data controller.

They are responsible for making sure that any user data obtained from their website is processed and stored securely in compliance with regional data protection laws and other pertinent rules.

Data controllers are also accountable for ensuring that all users' rights to their data are upheld, including by alerting them of any security breaches and having policies in place that allow users to exercise their right to have their data destroyed if they so choose.

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