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2567163 - Data Protection and Privacy – Data Purge - Performance Management


  • Support the data erasure requirement of Data Protection and Privacy regulations;
  • Supports the right to allow an individual to request the deletion or removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.

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This enhancement supports the “right to erasure or be forgotten” as prescribed within Data Protection and Privacy regulations – essentially allowing the Data Protection Officer (DPO) to effectively purge personal data associated with a subject user.

The DPO can use the newly redesigned Data Time Retention Management tool available through Manage Data in Admin Center to configure retention rules by country for Performance reviews purge object.

Prerequisites & Configuration

  1. Role Based Permissions (RBP)
  2. Admin Center > Data Retention Management > DRTM Performance Management
  3. MDF (Generic Objects)
  4. Enable DRM: Company Setting > Company System and Logo Settings> Data Retention Management
  5. PM v12A
  6. Admin Opt-In



As per b1805 the execution time to purge Performance forms in batches have been improved. Now you can purge a batch of 1000 objects in less than 100 seconds.


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