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What’s the definition of ‘Personal Data’ under the GDPR?

Any information related to a natural person or Data Subject, that can be used to directly or indirectly identify that person is classed as Personal Data.

It can be anything from a name, a photo, an email address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, or a computer IP address.

You might also hear the term ‘sensitive personal data’. This refers to special categories of Personal Data.

‘Sensitive personal data’ is a very important part of understanding what Personal Data is and how it can be used. The subject is covered, at appropriate points, throughout the book.

Where can I find out more information about {term}?

The Jaz'ing Up GDPR! book covers {term} in more detail in a fun and easy to understand way without all of the bureaucratic legalise that is common in all other books and discussions about the GDPR.

The book is full of cartoons and call outs to make it easier to grasp what GDPR is all about and is split into 3 main sections.

  • GDPR Nuts and Bolts explains everything you need to know about the GDPR and {term}.
  • Staff Toolbox that is designed for staff who work with personal data and need to get a grounding on the subject.
  • Your Rights as a Data Subject is written from the point of view of the individual person who is affected by the GDPR so that they know there rights and the types of things they will be asking for.

Find out more about the book here.

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