Giving and removing consent

Delegate permissions

Description

A person gives someone else, or third-party software, the authority to act on their behalf.

Advantages

  • Users can get the value of combining multiple services in a new way

Limitations

  • Delegated permissions need to be reviewed periodically as it’s easy to forget they were set
  • If permissions are broad they might lead to data is used in a way that users might not be aware of

Examples