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Is there any guidance on how privacy policies should be referred to when set out separately to an order form or quote?

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Published on LexisPSL on 21/05/2018

The following Information Law Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Is there any guidance on how privacy policies should be referred to when set out separately to an order form or quote?
  • Transparency under the GDPR
  • Guidance

There is no legal requirement for any specific form of wording and we do not have a precedent that covers the specific nature of this Q&A. However, the following information may be helpful in formulating the right wording for the specific circumstances described.

The principle of transparency is key when considering privacy notices under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and the methods by which data subjects are made aware of how their personal data will be used.

Transparency under the GDPR

Transparency is an overarching obligation under the GDPR applying to the following three areas:

  1. the provision of information to data subjects related to fair processing

  2. how controllers communicate with data subjects in relation to their rights under the GDPR, and

  3. how controllers facilitate the exercise by data subjects of their rights

The concept is embodied in the lawfulness, fairness and transparency principle under the GDPR, which requires personal data to be ‘processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subjec

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