Legal Glossary

Definition of Withdrawal of Consent

Withdrawal of consent refers to a user's right to withdraw their permission for a website to use or share their data.

This process is often initiated by the user clicking on an "unsubscribe" or "opt-out" link in the footer of an email or website.

When a user withdraws their consent, any further use or sharing of their data by the website must cease under applicable privacy laws.

Organizations are responsible for ensuring that users are able to easily withdraw their consent and that the withdrawal is effective across all systems and services.

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