What does the expression "for your record" mean here:

"If you have any questions about the study, please ask us. A copy of this form will be provided to you for your record."

The text is from a consent form for the study of the access to medical services in a poor village.

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    Normally the phrasing is "for your records". Commented Jul 23, 2015 at 15:35

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Basically just "for you to keep in case you need to refer to it" — some people might like to keep a copy of something they've signed in case they need to reread it later.

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