(4) The California Consumer Privacy Act gives customers the ability, subject to certain restrictions, to request that their information be deleted. L J Ross Associates, Inc.'s information is typically an exception and does not have to be erased upon request. However, if you ask us to erase your information, we will do so except where required by law or contract to maintain certain records.
What is the proper procedure for deleting your data? The "right to erasure" refers to the ability to have your data erased. You have the right to request that an entity that possesses information on you remove that information. In some cases, they are required to do so. In other cases, where they claim that they need this information to provide a service or product, they may not be able to comply with your request.
Generally, there are two ways for you to delete your data: manually and through your device's settings. If you want to delete your data manually, first determine what type of data is being held about you. Some entities store only limited information about you, such as name, email address, and phone number. Other entities may store more extensive records about you. For example, a university might store your grades from different courses you took throughout its years. Finally, some entities may combine several types of information about you. For example, a company might collect data on how you use their website by tracking certain cookies. They may also collect information about you across various devices (e.g., smartphone, tablet) using something called "cookieless tracking".
To find out what type of data an entity stores about you, contact them directly and ask. If they cannot or will not tell you, then you can assume that they are storing that information.
You have the right to request that the corporation remove your personal data. A new bank is offering competitive home loan rates. The bank can then just keep the data for the time period needed by law and execute no more processing actions on it. This allows them to use your data where it's most useful, while preventing them from keeping it forever.
There are two types of mandatory deletion periods: "lawful" or "administrative." Lawful deletion occurs when someone asks for their information to be removed; this includes anyone who has requested confidentiality or who has filed a complaint about the company with regulatory agencies. Administrative deletion happens automatically after certain periods of time have passed; for example, after three years all identifiable data associated with your account will be deleted.
If you cannot or do not want to delete your data yourself, there are companies that will do it for you. They will search through the data they hold and try to find any matches with other customers or users. If they find any, they will then notify those people that they have found their data and give them the option to tell the company not to share it anymore. These companies only have access to your data via subscription services, so they cannot see anything confidential or private about you.
As long as there is no legal requirement to retain your data, companies can decide what to do with it.
How can I request that my data be deleted? You should contact the organization and inform them of the personal information you wish them to delete. You don't have to ask a specific individual; you can make your request to any element of the organization. You have the option of making your request verbally or in writing.
Companies have different policies regarding whether they will actually remove your data. Some companies may be able to comply with such requests, while others may not. For example, some companies may maintain a record of requests to delete customer data for security purposes. In addition, some data that can be used to identify you may be irreplaceable or impossible to delete.
If you want any information removed from our databases, then the only way this can be done is by contacting us directly and explaining what information you would like to have removed. We will then take appropriate action.
Can I demand that certain information about me be removed from a website? No. Even if you are entitled to do so, we cannot remove information that is required by law to be retained. This includes information that must remain on file with regulators or government agencies, as well as court orders or other compulsory processes.
We cannot remove a question from the site, however we can remove any personal information that was submitted along with your inquiry. If you would want personal information removed from your inquiry, please contact our Customer Care staff. JustAnswer is a public forum, and the questions and answers posted there are not private. Anyone can post a question or answer about anything on the site. Removal of posts should be done only if they violate our Terms of Service.
If you would like to have your name removed from the list of inquirers, simply contact our Customer Care team. We will be happy to assist you.
I had a habit of simply deleting items when I came upon them. There is no such thing as a right or wrong way to accomplish things. People's "but I don't want to delete my past!" probably stems from the same place as "but I wouldn't pull pages out of my diary!" If you don't want it, then don't delete it.
The only real rule is that you shouldn't delete important information if you want to be able to find it again. So if you're worried about losing something, leave it where you found it. It's not like you can lose something that isn't there in the first place!
Also, if you've been saving files in Microsoft Windows' C:\Users\username directory, they will automatically be migrated over to your SkyDrive folder when you sign up. So there's really no need to delete files from your C:\ drive.
They keep personal information about you on file. Cookies keep track of the websites you visit and the purchases you make, and marketers (and hackers) may profit from this information. To improve your privacy, it's important to remove them on a regular basis. Here are some ways to do so:
Delete cookies from your computer's hard drive. Most browsers offer an option known as "settings" or "options" where you can clear your history, show social media buttons, and disable personalized content. Click the browser menu icon then click settings or options. In the search box, type "privacy" and hit enter. Click the "history" tab. From here you can select what types of data you want to remove such as past visits to websites, mobile apps, and more. You can also turn off personalized content if you don't want other sites to know what you've been looking at.
Use a private internet browser like Quantum Computers' free HTTPS Everywhere. This tool alerts you when you're visiting a website that isn't secure and gives you the option to automatically update your activity or continue to the unsafe site.
Protect your identity online by using a virtual private network (VPN). These services encrypt traffic between your device and the web so anyone who gets ahold of your connection record will not be able to read your emails, download your files, or see which websites you visit.