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21:52:26 on Mon, 29 Nov 2004, Tim Trent
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>On all web sites except those which have an absolute requirement for age as
>a part of some form of product or service delivery or entitlement, the UK
>DPA would view collection of age as excessive data.
>On our own site we state very simply:
>"Marketing to Children
>Marketing Improvement does not knowingly collect data from nor market to
In the run-up to the last election, the Labour Party website was
collecting the details of people who wanted to receive a daily (or
other) newsletter about the campaign.
As an aside, the website volunteered that it would not
keep/process/whatever (I forget the exact term used) the details of
anyone under 16, although there was no obvious way to tell them your
They seemed happy to send emails to "under-16-year-old@myfamilydomain"
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