1 Methods by which to restrict the processing of personal data could include, inter alia, temporarily moving the selected data to another processing system, making the selected personal data unavailable to users, or temporarily removing published data from a website. 2 In automated filing systems, the restriction of processing should in principle be ensured by technical means in such a manner that the personal data are not subject to further processing operations and cannot be changed. 3 The fact that the processing of personal data is restricted should be clearly indicated in the system.
This recital of the General Data Protection Regulation clarifies article 18 GDPR (Right to restriction of processing).*