⚖️ CASE LAW Update 📣 The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) Clarifies Right of Access to Personal Data under GDPR
🔍 CJEU has issued a judgment in Case C-487/21 clarifying the interpretation of the right of access under Article 15 of the GDPR. It clarifies the meaning of the terms “copy” and “information” in the context of personal data.
📄 According to the CJEU, the right to obtain a “copy” of personal data means that the data subject must be given a faithful and intelligible reproduction of all the data, including extracts from documents or entire documents or extracts from databases, if necessary to effectively exercise the rights granted to data subjects by the GDPR.
💻 Additionally, the CJEU clarified that the term “information” refers exclusively to personal data of which the controller must provide a copy of.