Legal Glossary

Definition of Anonymized Data

Data that has had all personally identifying information removed or masking applied to it is known as anonymized data.

Usually, this is done to protect people's privacy while still allowing the data to be utilized for research, analytics, and other reasons without jeopardizing personal data.

Websites and businesses frequently use anonymized data to get information on user behavior while maintaining the privacy of their users and guarding against data misuse.

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