I worked a couple of years for a company as an external consultant. They gave me access to some platforms (planning apps, chats, etc...) and I opened an account for each of them using an email account they opened for me within their company.
I mean, let's call this company XYZ, they gave me an email account like
[email protected] and I used this email to open all the other accounts they requested. Please note this email account is a gmail one.
Some days ago I sent the notice to close the collaboration within a month. I'm not sure what I can/should/must do in order to be polite but also to protect me against any improper use of my personal data (even involuntary).
- can I close all the accounts? Should I gather their permission first? What if they deny me to close the accounts?
- what if closing an account will destroy all the data associated? I.e. they may want to keep the chat history
- I'm afraid I cannot close the gmail account by myself (on this account the option under "data & privacy" is not there). Can I ask them to close it? How I can be sure they actually close it? I want to avoid anyone else can log in and send emails as he was me.