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#29754 – GDPR "irreversibly delete inactive user accounts"

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Thursday, 31 May 2018 18:11 CDT
Hi

I read your post on https://www.akeebabackup.com/news/1694-gdpr-and-akeeba.html
As we are in a similar position and have to decide what to do with inactive accounts

I just wondered how you decided on the 18 month period as in my research I can't find a reference to a time frame

I may be one of a few who read the whole page :)

Thanks
Paul
paulus103
Friday, 01 June 2018 00:26 CDT
GDPR calls for data minimization. One of the guidances they give is deleting inactive data. According to GDPR consultants that’s about six months after the data becomes irrelevant to your business.

We decided to have an ease-off period before we applied this draconian measure. So we start with an 18 month cutoff period. In September we will reduce it to 12. In January we’ll reduce it to 6. GDPR affords you that much leeway since you can claim business interests and that’s absolutely true; we don’t want to alienate our returning clients!


Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

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nicholas
Friday, 01 June 2018 09:04 CDT

Thanks Nick

Appreciate the information and explanation

Will talk to my boss regarding our site

Have a great weekend

Cheers
Paul
paulus103
Friday, 01 June 2018 09:05 CDT
You're welcome!


Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director



Greek: native

English: excellent

French: basic



Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!



nicholas
Sunday, 01 July 2018 17:17 CDT
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