Personally identifiable information

What is Personally Identifiable Information?

Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, is data that can lead to an individual being identified. This type of data is considered sensitive or non-sensitive data and includes the following.

  • Current and previous names
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Medical records
  • Criminal records
  • Biometric data
  • Employment history

Under the Data Protection Act and its updates with GDPR, personal data, as well as Personally Identifiable Information is protected.


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