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‘Personal data' means any information which can identify a living person. A person's name and contact details will be personal data, as will any information about how they look, their money situation, religion etc. Photographs and things which identify you online such as usernames and passwords are also personal data.
We use personal data where:
Some personal data is ‘special'. This means that it is about a person's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, sexuality or sex life. It also includes genetic data and biometric data such as your DNA or fingerprints. Special personal data have extra rules for us to follow under data protection law.
We use special personal data in circumstances where:
Personal data relating to criminal convictions and children also has extra rules to follow.
You should know that you do not always know or agree for us to collect or use your personal data.
More guidance on data protection is available on the Information Commissioner's Office's website.