Legal Glossary

Definition of Data Processing

The practice of altering data or information to make it useful is known as data processing.

In most cases, computer programs and algorithms are used to complete this process, making data processing faster and more effective.

Processing data on a website can take many different forms, from gathering user input to combing through log files to assess and report on website performance and user activity.

The improvement of user experience and aiding businesses in making decisions based on correct data are two key functions of data processing in contemporary web development.

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