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The minimisation principle specifies that personal data shall be adequate, relevant and limited to the what is necessary in relation to the purpose of the processing.

This means that we should only collect the personal information that we need to meet the purpose of the processing.  Collection of too much personal data and too little personal data could result in a risk to the data subject, so we must ensure that we are collecting only that which is needed.

By keeping our collection of personal data to a minimum we will have fewer data items to protect and therefore be more efficient in our data protection practices.

Mark Roebuck

Mark Roebuck

Building a career around data led programme management Mark recognised that existing data compliance solutions were complex and difficult for clients to use. Frustrated with the options he founded ProvePrivacy to provide an effective and simple to use data protection compliance solution.

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