Definitions[edit | edit source]
European Union[edit | edit source]
|“||covers activities such as collecting information, recording and storing it, retrieving it for consultation, sending it or making it available to other people, and also blocking, erasing or destroying data.||”|
Information[edit | edit source]
|“||[t]he state that exists when information is being accessed or acted upon by one or more steps proceeding in a predetermined sequence or method.||”|
Intelligence[edit | edit source]
|“||[a] system of operations designed to convert raw data into useful information.||”|
Personal information[edit | edit source]
Processing is the
|“||[o]peration or set of operations performed upon personal information that can include, but is not limited to, the collection, retention, logging, generation, transformation, use, disclosure, transfer, and disposal of personal information.||”|
|“||any operation or set of operations that are performed on personal information or on sets of personal information, whether or not by automated means.||”|
United Kingdom[edit | edit source]
|“||in relation to information or data, means obtaining, recording or holding the information or data or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the information or data, including —||”|
References[edit | edit source]
- DCID 6/3, Glossary, App. B.
- FM 2-91.4, at Glossary-7.
- Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems, at 29.
- Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.140(y).
- U.K. Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003.
See also[edit | edit source]
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