Company Name: WhatsApp
Company Website https://www.whatsapp.com/
Provides consumers with their data? Partial
Types of Data Provided: User can create a report of their WhatsApp account information. This report does not include messages.
Allows Data Portability? Partial. Does not allow users to access/ port their message history only allows “account information and settings.”
Allows users to request data easily? Yes. Applies to account information and settings.
How to request your data: Login and go to Settings> Account> Request Account Info.
You can use GetMyData.io to easily request your data and track a company’s compliance in getting you your data.
Remember companies are fined per occurrence. Using a MID (Mediator of Individual Data) helps make sure that you get your data, and that if you don’t the company in violation is held accountable.