How to Delete LocalBitcoins Completely
Learn how to delete your LocalBitcoins account, your personal data and also delete the LocalBitcoins app if you have it installed on your Iphone, Ipad or Android. If you want to end your relationship with LocalBitcoins completely, follow the guide.
Table of Contents:
1. Delete LocalBitcoins Account through Email
There are 2 methods to get your data (and account) deleted by LocalBitcoins. They are:
- Under GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation (for EU Residents): This gives you the right to ask an organization that holds data about you, to delete that data. This is known as the ‘right to erasure’. You can make your request verbally or in writing. We recommend writing via email, to serve as evidence. An organization has one calendar month to respond to your request.
- Under CCPA - California Consumer Privacy Act: This empowers California residents to request that a business delete the data/personal information it has on you. The business is legally required to delete the consumer's personal information from its records and direct any service providers to delete the data too. Failure of a business to comply with the CCPA can result in fines of up to $7,500 per violation.
Now we understand what the laws entail, You can delete your account by contacting LocalBitcoins via email. Here is how to handle the account data deletion request:
- In your email, state the reasons why you want your data/account deleted - Note that under GDPR or CCPA you don't need to provide a reason for your request
- Provide all the relevant information regarding your account with LocalBitcoins.
- Mention the Law under which you make your request - GDPR or CCPA
- Notify LocalBitcoins of the penalty for non-compliance - A $7,500 fine under CCPA and 4% of annual turnover under GDPR.
- Send your email to [email protected] Login to see email.
2. Deleting LocalBitcoins's App from your Phone
There are many reasons you may want to get rid of LocalBitcoins on your phone. It may be to clear storage or because you've grown tired of using the app.
Whatever your reason is, here's how to delete LocalBitcoins from an iPhone or Android device:
a. How to Delete LocalBitcoins app from your Iphone
If you want to delete LocalBitcoins from your iphone, here’s what you should do:
- From your home screen, tap the LocalBitcoins icon and hold till all apps start shaking.
- An "X" sign will appear on the top right corner of the app.
- Click the "X" sign on LocalBitcoins.
- Tap the red delete button and viola!
- From your Iphone settings, click on "General".
- Now click on "Iphone Storage" and scroll down to see all the apps installed on your phone.
- Click the LocalBitcoins app you want to delete.
- Select "Delete LocalBitcoins" on the next screen and confirm delete.
b. How to delete LocalBitcoins from your Android phone
To delete LocalBitcoins from your android device, here's what you should do:
- Open Google Play
- From the hamburger menu icon, go to "My Apps & Games".
- From the list of available apps on your device, click on LocalBitcoins.
- Next, tap "Uninstall".
- From your home screen or app drawer, tap and hold the LocalBitcoins app you want to delete.
- Click the part of the screen that shows "Uninstall".
- Go to your Android phone settings.
- Click on 'Apps'.
- Select the LocalBitcoins app you want to delete.
- Click "Uninstall".
LocalBitcoins Software Details
1. - We offer a secure Bitcoin Wallet for all of our customers for free.
2. - We do KYC, follow obligations set by the AMLD5 and do everything to ensure both safe and secure trading for all users across our platform.
3. - You can safely store your Bitcoin in your own personal wallet, send and receive bitcoins.
4. Transactions to wallets of other LocalBitcoins users are also free.
5. - Registering, buying, and selling Bitcoin is completely free.
6. - Registering an account takes 3 minutes and you are immediately ready to buy your first bitcoins.
7. - LocalBitcoins is regulated by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finnish FSA).
8. - Need Help? Our customer support team is helping you 24/7 with more than 10 different languages.
9. Only users who create advertisements are charged a 1% fee for a completed trade.