The Act regulates the processing of personal data. Processing means:
Carrying out any operation on it including:
(a) organising, adapting or altering it
(b) retrieving, consulting or using it
(c) disclosing it by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making it available, or
(d) aligning, combining, blocking, erasing or destroying it.
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