Article 4, of European Union General Data Protection Regulation defines
“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”
Any “information” and “technology” “relating to” an “identified or identifiable” of a “living” human being.
“Information” = employment. Banking, health, travel, business, communications, insurance, family, finances, friends, lifestyle, relations, emotions, likes and dislikes.
“Technology” = automated decision making digital neurons = Networking
Portable and non portable devices (Mobile, PC, laptop, tablets, wearable).
signs-ups (free and paid)
Cloud data storage.
“relating to” an “identified or identifiable”
Postcode, city, address, user id, phone number, email address, IDs,, account numbers, date of birth, name, racial beliefs, religion.
Living human being – us.
Our physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social attributes produces personal data every day.
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