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We are very supportive of the drive to respect privacy and to be transparent about what information is being captured. Under the latest GDPR guidance everyone has the right to explicitly give permission for data capture unless there is a defined legitimate interest and a need for data to be captured, under these circumstances we will only store the minimum data required and it will be held for the shortest period of time practical (see storage guidance here). You still retain the right to request to know what data is held about you and to have it either corrected or deleted. You can read about your rights here
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