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Stay in control of your details
take a look at our top tips for staying in control of your personal information.
You have the right
to see the personal information held about you by businesses and organisations.
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Personal information is information about you. It includes your name, address or telephone number. It also includes where you go to university, where you travel or information about the type of things you buy.
Staying in control of your personal information can go a long way toward protecting your privacy.
You may be surprised at just how many decisions you make about your personal information and privacy every day.
How often do you think about your privacy when doing any of the following everyday things…
Filling in a formDo you ever read the small print? Do you check what is going to happen to your details after you have submitted the form?
Shopping or banking onlineDo you check the system is secure before providing account or credit card details?
Getting your ID scanned at bars and clubsDo you wonder what’s going to be done with your electronic information?
The following pages contain guidance and top tips on how to manage your personal information and how to access the information that organisations hold about you.
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