EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data
Processing of personal data means
|“||any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction."||”|
- EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data, Article 2(b).