Continuing our series of blogs about the new GDPR.
The GDPR is underpinned by six principles:
Personal data should be…
In addition, the GDPR states the data controller (the person or organisation who determines how the data is processed) is responsible for, and needs to be able to demonstrate, compliance with all these principles. This concept of accountability is a key precept of the GDPR.
‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
In essence, the GDPR’s definition of personal data covers any information that could relate to an identifiable, living being. In practice this could cover names, email addresses, phone numbers etc.
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