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Name of regulation
Exemptions from the application of Article 17, paragraph 1 and 2
Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary:
(a) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
(b) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
(c) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3);
(d) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
(e) for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Legislative localisation Chapter III, Section 3, Article 17, Paragraph 3
Regulation's subject matter Right to erasure ('right to be forgotten') (Article 17, Section 3, Chapter III)
Regulation category Definition
Regulation subcategory Provision
Actors concerned
Definition Controller
Data subject
Related actors European Union
Member state
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