You have a number of rights under data protection law, which have been strengthened under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
Your rights regarding your personal data
- Access: You have the right to access the personal data we may hold about you and the purposes for which we are using it. We may ask for proof of your identity. On receipt of such a request we will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible, at most within one calendar month.
- Rectification: You have the right to request that we amend any personal data which is incorrect or requires updating.
How we keep your personal data secure
Ghana Embassy take the protection of your personal data very seriously and we take appropriate steps to ensure your personal data is stored in a secure environment here in The Netherlands to prevent any unauthorised access. Ghana embassy may use external data service providers to process personal data on our behalf, for example in providing our “GDPR Fundamentals” online course. When we do so we have appropriate agreements in place to protect the data. Any data transfers between external service providers and ourselves are conducted by secure means. Where such service providers are located outside the EEA we have additional contractual arrangements in place.
Sharing of your personal data
We will not share your personal information with any third parties for them to use for their own marketing purposes. We may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law.