(1) The controller may not take a decision significantly affecting a data subject that is based solely on automated processing of personal data relating to the data subject.
(2) Subsection (1) does not prevent such a decision being made on that basis if—
(a) the decision is required or authorised by law,
(b) the data subject has given consent to the decision being made on that basis, or
(c) the decision is a decision taken in the course of steps taken—
(i) for the purpose of considering whether to enter into a contract
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