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5. What grounds (legal basis) are we processing the data under?

There are a number of grounds under which we process your personal information. These are:

  • Contractual – we need the information to perform the contract for goods or services you have requested/ordered including payment, delivery etc;
  • Legal – should we be legally required to contact you concerning a purchase or service;
  • Legitimate interest – this means the processing is in Findmypast’s interest. It allows us to manage the customer relationship effectively and efficiently and improve the goods and/or services we provide by better understanding how our online provisions are used and which goods are popular with which groups of individuals; and/or
  • Consent – where you have given us consent to market to you.

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