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Opened 17 months ago

Last modified 5 months ago

#44258 new defect (bug)

Inconsistency in Export and Erase Personal data behavior

Reported by: subrataemfluence Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.9.6
Component: Privacy Keywords:
Focuses: administration Cc:
PR Number:

Description

I am not sure if it is done on purpose but I have noticed an inconsistency in selecting contents for Erase Personal Data tool compared to Export Personal Data tool.

I have made a few comments as well as uploaded some images through Media Library.

My account display name is Subrata Sarkar and the email address is gdpr-tester@…

I created an Export Request for gdpr-tester@… and downloaded the .zip file. I see both comments and media files are considered in index.html as a part of Personal Data.

On the contrary, Erase Personal Data for the same email address does not consider Media Files. In Media Library the images uploaded by me are still showing uploaded by Subrata Sarkar!

Comment author is updated to Anonymous though.

Am missing something?

One more thing I have noticed. May be this is done to comply with GDPR regulations. That is, in users' list the email addresses are no longer appearing for each user, although I am logged in as the admin. Just wanted to know if this is the case.

Attachments (2)

index.html (3.0 KB) - added by subrataemfluence 17 months ago.
Screenshot from 2018-05-29 17:29:37.png (410.5 KB) - added by subrataemfluence 17 months ago.

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Change History (6)

#1 @subrataemfluence
17 months ago

One more thing I have noticed. May be this is done to comply with GDPR regulations. That is, in users' list the email addresses are no longer appearing for each user, although I am logged in as the admin. Just wanted to know if this is the case.

Please ignore this. I forgot to check the Screen Options! :P

#2 @pento
9 months ago

  • Focuses privacy added
  • Version changed from trunk to 4.9.6

#3 @desrosj
5 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Privacy
  • Focuses administration added; privacy removed
  • Keywords gdpr removed

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core-privacy by birgire. View the logs.


5 months ago

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