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Purpose limitation

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GDPR Compliance: Principle of Purpose Limitation

Specify Purposes Clearly

To comply with the principle of purpose limitation, you must:

  • Specify: Clearly state why you are collecting personal data and what you will do with it.
  • Accuracy: Ensure the information provided is accurate.
  • Compatibility: Process data only in compatible ways.

Privacy Policy Transparency

Key points regarding purpose limitation in your privacy policy:

  • Clarity: Clearly outline purposes in your privacy policy.
  • Accessibility: Provide easy access to this information on your website and in email correspondence.

GDPR Regulations

The GDPR Regulations state:

“Personal data must be collected for specified explicit and legitimate purposes and not be further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.”

Building Trust and Accountability

Clearly setting out purposes:

  • Accountability: Helps meet accountability requirements.
  • Trust: Builds trust with individuals.
  • Decision-making: Allows individuals to decide if they consent to data processing.

Using Data for Different Purposes

Considerations when using data for different purposes:

  • Expectations: Evaluate if the individual would expect their data to be used for the new purpose.
  • Sensitive Data: Assess potential consequences, especially for sensitive data.

Obtaining Consent

If in doubt:

  • Consent: Obtain specific consent from the individual before using or disclosing their data for other purposes.