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What data does VKontakte give to users from the EU on the GDPR

Users from Russia can not take advantage of this opportunity.

Belarusian activist Christian Shinkevich, who lives in Poland, on June 30 askedVKontakte for his own personal data. According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), adopted in May 2018, companies must provide such information to residents of the European Union countries.

That’s what he got.

They store on me:

1) The entire history of the name change on my page.

2) What are the admin groups / administrations.

3) What files downloaded in “VKontakte”, from which IP, city, moreover, even simple voice messages from remote correspondence are stored there.

4) All the files that I deleted from my page, more precisely the address of the file, its name, when added and from which aypishnik, as well as a direct link, which they open further.

5) Moreover, even the addresses of photos from the list of saved photos (a closed album) are stored.

6) It keeps ALL the history of correspondence, even deleted (I have messages for the period 01/01/2007 00:00:00 – 27/06/2018 20:43:51, but the first one is displayed on 01/09/2016 at 21:40:30), with all attachments , even deleted.

7) The entire history of binding-unbinding numbers from the account.

8) History of password recovery for the page.

9) All comments and posts from my wall in “VKontakte”, even deleted a year or two ago.

Christian Shinkevich

On August 19, Russian activist Nikolai Dyachkov told how in April 2018 he tried to request from VKontakte the data about which communities he controlled and manage at the time. In support, he refused to provide such information, advising him to cope “on his own”.


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