Let’s get to grips with demystifying the General Data Protection Regulation with our terms glossary
This isthat enables the identification of a subject. It can include behavioral and physical characteristics of that person.
Thecontroller is the owner of the personal . They decide what is done with that , it’s purpose and who processes it.
This is when we give thesubject the opportunity to allow or deny us the permission to use their personal . It needs to be clear what the is going to be used for and should be as easy to revoke that consent as it is to give it.
Data Protection Officer
The DPO is an independent expert who ensure that a business is following the rules set out in the GDPR.
Encryption is a method of ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of an instance of. It works by translating that information into seemingly random code, preventing it from being read by anyone without the decryption key.
This is a set of personalthat has been well structured enough to enable it to be searched through to identify an individual.
Geneticconcern the information held on a subject that can be identified through their genes. This can include inherited health issues and practicalities.
Personalthat includes a subject’s mental and physical health, as well as any health services they access.
This is when thesubject can request a copy of the that is being held on them and can pass that to another party.
Theprocessor is the entity that processes personal for the controller. This can be an analytics provider or marketing email company.
Privacy by Design
This is a term used to describe the approach that is taken right at the start of a project or plan, that ensures theof its users is secure. This reduces the need to make further changes down the line to satisfy this need.
Right to be Forgotten
This is also sometimes referred to in the GDPR as erasure. A subject can request that stored on them be deleted. This can include items that are posted online by the subject themselves, as well as use of that by third parties.
Also known as the Data Subject refers to the individual that you are holding personalon.