GDPR: The right to be forgotten

The GDPR entitles EEA residents to rectify, transfer or erase their personal data without undue delay. This requirement makes it necessary for organizations to classify personal data correctly in order to retrieve it on demand – and avoid sharing it unknowingly to other parties. 

Take a look at this infographic to find out more about how the translation process can put you at risk: 

  • The standard translation process occurs offline. This means a local copy containing personal data may potentially be stored on your translators’ desktop. 
  • If a desktop is lost/stolen and you have failed to take proper security measures to protect personal data within translation content, you could be in breach. 
  • +85% of companies don’t know if personal data is included in their translation (SDL). This makes deletion upon request an almost impossible task
Infographic: The right to be forgotten