Overview#

Personal data is data of a Digital Subject

Personal data has many different definitions within both Regulatory compliance and Standard compliance.

Personal data certainly would include:

European Commission (GDPR PSD2)#

According to the European Commission "Personal data is any information relating to an individual, whether it relates to his or her private, professional or public life. It can be anything from a name, a photo, an email Address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, or a computer’s IP Address." [1]

Any information related to an identified or identifiable Natural Person that could be used to directly or indirectly identify that Natural Person is covered by the regulation. Such data includes:

entities are responsible for any personal information they collect, whether that data resides in a customer database, employee database, or even a supplier database. What’s more, Custodian of personal data collected by a company — even if they just store the data and don’t have access to it — need to comply with the GDPR or risk being fined.

Not only is the Personal data itself covered by the General Data Protection Regulation, but everything that’s done with the data, too. "Processors [of data] also have a Responsibility," Hammarstrand said. "What’s new in this legislation is they have a direct responsibility. They could actually be reviewed and fined if they are not complying with the legislation."

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