Legitimate Interests Assessment Template

  • Compliant, Customisable Template
  • Purpose, Necessity & Balance Tests
  • Comply with Article 6(1)f
  • Aligned with the GDPR & DPA18
  • Instant Download After Payment

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Are you relying on Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR for processing personal data?  Use our Legitimate Interests Assessment Template to quickly identify and evidence that legitimate interests’ is the most appropriate legal basis for you to use. It is a regulatory requirement to complete an assessment when relying on this lawful basis for processing. Our professional, compliant template can help save you time and money.

Benefit from simple document integration with our easy to use, customisable assessment template. Demonstrate compliance with the GDPR requirements without starting from scratch.


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  • Legitimate Interests Assessment Template


  • Introduction
  • Relying on Legitimate Interests
  • Assessment Stages
  • Purpose
  • Necessity
  • Balancing
  • Purpose Test Questions
  • Necessity Test Questions
  • Balance Test Questions
  • Assessment Brief
  • LIA Decision & Outcome

Key Details

  • Compliant Legitimate Interests Assessment template
  • Comply with GDPR Article 6(1)a
  • Fully customisable & easy to use
  • Instant download after payment
  • Developed by GDPR experts
  • Includes the 3 ICO recommended assessment stages
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  • Used by over 6,000 organisations
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Legitimate Interests Assessment Template Overview

The GDPR defines 6 legal basis under which personal data can be processed. Article 6(1)(f) refers to reliance upon legitimate interests, of which Recital 47 states that “the existence of a legitimate interest would need careful assessment”. When relying on this lawful basis, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) suggests using a 3 part test to verify that this is the most appropriate option.

When using legtiate interests’ to process personal data, you have a regulatory obligation and duty of care to demonstrate that you have adequately assessed the balance of interests between you and the data subject(s). Our Legitimate Interests Assessment template: –

  • Provides ready-to-use, but customisable content for identifying the purpose, necessity and balance of processing
  • Includes comprehensive guidance on why the assessment is required and how to complete the template audit forms
  • Gives you the tools to document your review and evidence your decision and outcomes to regulators and individuals
  • Enables you to quickly comply with your mandatory GDPR requirements
  • Has been developed by GDPR experts with over 20 years experience and knowledge of writing data protection policies and documents
  • Saves you time and money by providing a professional, compliant document that you can integrate into your existing data protection compliance program.

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This customisable document is available for instant download after payment and includes:

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  • 12-Page Legitimate Interests Assessment Template


  • Introduction
  • Relying on Legitimate Interests
  • Assessment Stages
  • Templates for Evidencing Assessment
  • Purpose Test Questions
  • Necessity Test Questions
  • Balance Test Questions
  • Assessment Brief
  • LIA Decision & Outcome

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