Legal Glossary

Definition of Sensitive Personal Data

Sensitive personal data is any information related to a person's identity that could be used in identity theft or other malicious activities.

This includes things like full names, date of birth, addresses, social security numbers, credit card numbers, biometric data, etc.

Websites should take steps to protect the personal data of their users and make sure it is not accessible by anyone other than authorized personnel.

This includes appropriate measures such as encryption and secure storage of data, ensuring access control through authentication and authorization techniques, regular audits, and strong data destruction policies when no longer needed.

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