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UK citizens to get more rights over personal data under new laws

New legislation will give people right to force online traders and social media to delete personal data and will comply with EU data protection

People will get a new right to force social media companies and online traders to delete their personal data under laws to be brought forward by the government this summer. Matt Hancock, the minister for digital, said it would amount to a “right to be forgotten” by companies, which will no longer be able to get limitless use of people’s data simply through default “tick boxes” online.

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