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We may need to share limited information with our service providers who help us to prepare and send you our communications or process your donations and other responses. However, we will not allow these organizations to use your data for their own purposes and will take care to ensure that they keep your data secure.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. (We charge £10 for information requests and require you to prove your identity with two pieces of approved identification)
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Updated: 14 November 2017