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GDPR plugins - Category & Purpose

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Re: GDPR plugins - Category & Purpose
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The category is not associated with any processing in Moodle. 

I'm not a lawyer, but my understanding is that this category is part of the requirement that all user data should have an explanation as to why it is being processed, and the type of personal data and the categories of data subjects. The idea is that this registry forms part of a report to be displayed to the Data Protection Officer in an audit, to display compliance by the institution. This category is linked to the user data, but no further processing is done.

I would highly recommend seeking professional advice as to how this information should be filled in to make sure that you site is compliant.

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