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1 December 2023

Overall rating

Your overall rating was green.

  • 9: Yes
  • 0: No
  • 0: In part

GREEN: in place


Do you have a record of what personal data you hold? Do you know what you use it for?

Do people know you have their personal data and understand how you use it?

Do you only collect the personal data you need?

Do you only keep personal data for as long as it is needed?

Do you keep personal data accurate and up to date?

Do you keep personal data secure?

Do you have a way for people to exercise their rights regarding the personal data you hold about them?

Do you and your staff (if you have any) know your data protection responsibilities?

Do you know if you are obliged to pay a data protection fee?


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