You may fill out our webform to exercise your applicable rights. We will respond to your request in the timeframe required by applicable law (and in general within 30 days).
As required by law, and to protect the privacy and security of your personal information, we may request information from you to enable us to confirm your identity and right to access such information, as well as to search for and provide you with the personal information we maintain. There are instances where applicable laws or regulatory requirements allow or require us to deny a request.
If you are a resident of California or another state or jurisdiction that provides this right, to opt-out of the sale or the sharing of your personal information by us to third parties for the uses of your data described above, including cross-context behavioral advertising:
- submit a request through the Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information form available here, specifying you wish to opt-out of sales (such as sharing your information with our partners for audience matching purposes via means other than cookies or web tracking technologies referenced in (2) below); and
- click Cookie Preferences in the footer below and toggle the options to “No” for both “Performance and Functionality” and “Advertising” Cookie options, and click “Submit Preferences”. This will deactivate performance, functionality, and advertising cookies and web tracking technologies on our site, including those used for audience matching purposes and personalized advertisements. Deactivating these cookies and web tracking technologies may only apply to the specific browser from which you click the link, and your preferences may reset if you change your settings.
Authorized Agent: You may authorize an agent to submit a request on your behalf, so long as you provide the authorized agent written permission signed by you to make a request on your behalf, and your authorized agent additionally is able to verify their identity with us. If you are a resident of California, and would like to designate an agent for purposes of making a request, your agent must register as such with the California Secretary of State and submit a copy of this registration along with your verified consumer request. Please have your authorized agent follow the instructions above to make a request, and additionally mail your written declaration authorizing the agent to act on your behalf, certified by a notary public, to: Legal Department, 5601 Great Oaks Parkway, San Jose, California 95119 USA. If your authorized agent has power of attorney, it may not be necessary to perform these steps.
You may also contact us via phone at 888-914-9661 (PIN: 228663) to exercise your applicable rights, and you may lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority regarding the processing of your personal information. You also may object to, or restrict, the further processing of your personal information, and appeal any decisions involving the exercise of your applicable rights. We will not discriminate against you for the exercise of your applicable rights.
If you request to delete your data, this would remove your ability to access any Western Digital accounts. We have no obligation to retain your information, and we may delete any or all of your information without liability. We may retain, however, information related to you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, if required by law, or for legitimate purposes, where applicable, such as analysis of non personal information, account recovery, maintaining the functionality or security of our systems, auditing our records, or enforcing our rights and obligations under our agreements.