Data Subject Access Request
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Data subject access requests (DSAR) are when a consumer or individual asks to see what personal data a company or organization has collected about them.
Another common variation of this term is data subject request (DSR), which has a broader scope—referring to requests for access, correction, or deletion.
Right to access means consumers have the right to know what personal data a company has, how the data is being collected or used, how long it’s being stored—or any combination of the three.
After receiving a DSAR, organizations have either 30 or 60 days to respond (depending on the law), and the data must be sent to the consumer in a format that’s easy to read and transmit.