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The prevention of money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism

Gambling Commission guidance for remote and non-remote casinos: Fifth edition (Revision 3).

  1. Contents
  2. Part 7 - Record keeping
  3. 10 - Data protection

10 - Data protection

Any personal data obtained by casino operators for the purposes of the Regulations may only be processed for the purposes of preventing money laundering, terrorist financing or proliferation financing.152

Personal data should not be used for any other purpose unless:

  • use of the data is permitted by or under any law other than the Regulations, or
  • the casino operator has obtained the agreement of the subject of the data to the proposed use of the data.153

Casino operators are obliged to provide new customers with the following information before they establish a business relationship with them:

  • the registrable particulars of the operator
  • a statement that any personal data received from the customer will be processed only for the purposes of preventing money laundering, terrorist financing or proliferation financing, or as permitted by the circumstances described in the previous paragraph.154


152 Regulation 41(1).
153 Regulation 41(3).
154 Regulation 41(6).

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