soft delete

soft delete

To mark a record in a database for deletion or to temporarily prevent it from being selected. In order to actually delete the record, a "hard" delete or "permanent" delete function must be performed.
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To mitigate, you need functionality such as soft delete, automated content expiry, and intelligent archival.
Soft Delete and Undelete - preserves customer information to better understand customer turnover.