To make a formal deletion request, one has to send an official Data Subject Request (DSR) to the relevant company. To see an example, click here.
Note: The right to delete your data is not absolute, and there are some cases where companies won't be able to remove your information (due to compliance matters or other legal requirements). Remember that the deletion request is sent from your own inbox so that all further interactions will be between you and the company.
If you want to learn how to manually write a Data Subject Request letter, check out this article here on our blog. The piece provides you with a step-by-step guide and templates that you can copy and fill out. 📝
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