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7.2. Our use of that information will be subject the UK Data Protection Act 2018.
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8. CONFIDENTIALITY & COMMUNICATIONS
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8.3. We regularly communicate by e-mail. This may include correspondence, documents or other information. As standard, our emails are not encrypted. It may be possible that confidential information is sent in this format which, therefore, may be intercepted intentionally or by accident and read by a third party. If you do not wish us to send confidential information by e-mail please advise us accordingly in writing or in the alternative, we can arrange for emails to be encrypted between us.
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