Respondent has no right to erasure of personal data

Hague Court of Appeal February 3, 2023, IT 4226; ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2023:306 (Veilig Thuis v. the respondent) In this case, a man requested the deletion of his personal data processed by Veilig Thuis. The court ruled that Veilig Thuis's processing of the man's data was lawful under the Social Support Act (Wmo) and that the request for data deletion was therefore denied. Safe Home is not obliged to erase the man's personal data in order to comply with the legal obligation under Article 17(1)(e) AVG, because the retention of the data may be of interest to the man's ex-partner. Moreover, the husband does not have a right to erasure under Article 17(1)(c) AVG because there are compelling legitimate grounds for processing the husband's personal data. Safe Home's appeal succeeds and the husband's does not. No costs order is imposed because Safe Home h