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Any personal information collected via the website will be stored and processed exclusively for the purposes of the Liberal Democrats.
No personal information you provide via this web site will be passed on to any third party, unless you sign a petition addressed to a third party. Your details will not be kept for longer than necessary. The Liberal Democrats are the sole owner of any information we collect via the website.
If you provide your personal details we may use the information provided to contact you in relation to the specifics of your request.
If you submit contact details such as an email or postal address, the Liberal Democrats and their elected representatives may use the information you have provided to contact you from time to time about issues we think you may find of interest. Some of the contacts may be automated. You can opt out of some or all contacts at any time by contacting us. Any email sent to you from this website will include a link to opt out of further contact automatically.
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We may add online petitions to our site. Should you choose to sign a petition online, we will need to release some of your personal details to the petition’s addressee. We will not pass more details than are necessary, nor will we pass on your details to any other third party.
We may add online surveys to our site. If you choose to complete a survey, we may contact you regarding any answer you give to a question. We will store your responses to the survey.
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