Date: 4 months ago   Category: Internet

The Russian users of VKontakte will be able to request information on the data collected on them — Rambler News Service


Photo: RIA News/Evgeny Biyatov the Russian users of VKontakte will be able to request personal data which on them is collected by a social network, the press service of the company has reported. "We want to go towards bigger transparency of information that users understood what data they leave in network. In the nearest future any users, and not just being in the territory of the European Union will be able to request the data" — it is said in the statement. The Russian social network has the legal entity in Cyprus and users from the European Union, and gets under operation of the resolution General Data Protection Regulation of the EU which has entered in May (GDPR, the General regulations on data protection). The document allows to request confirmation of processing of personal information and to learn what information is collected by services. The company has specified that one of users has already addressed to support service according to GDPR. The data specified by the user in a profile, device model, time, date and ip of an entrance), subscriptions to communities, the list of his friends, the list of audio and videos loaded by him, the list of his photo albums, to record with the personal page of the user, a bookmark, history of blocking of the user and other information can be provided to the user.

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