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Default data is information supplied to a credit bureau by the credit grantors that relates to late payment or non-payment on accounts. Different retention periods apply for different types of defaults.
Classifications such as ‘delinquent’, ‘default’, ‘slow paying’, ‘absconded’ or ‘not contactable’ are recorded on your credit report for 1 year.
Classifications related to enforcement action taken by the credit provider, including classifications such as handed over for collection or recovery, legal action, or write-off are recorded on your credit report for 2 years.