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{{Quote|[[data]] revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, [[data]] concerning health or sex life, and [[data]] relating to offences, criminal convictions or [[security]] measures.<ref>[[EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data]], Art. 8.</ref>}}
 
{{Quote|[[data]] revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, [[data]] concerning health or sex life, and [[data]] relating to offences, criminal convictions or [[security]] measures.<ref>[[EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data]], Art. 8.</ref>}}
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== Federal Trade Commission ==
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'''Sensitive data''' is
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{{Quote|at a minimum, [[data]] about children, [[Financial information|financial]] and [[health information]], [[Social Security Number]]s, and certain [[geolocation data]]. . . .<ref>[[Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers]], at 47 n.214.</ref>}}
   
 
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Revision as of 06:45, 28 March 2012

Definition

Sensitive data is personally identifiable information about health, financial activities, sexual behavior or sexual orientation, social security numbers, insurance numbers, or any government-issued ID numbers.

EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data

Sensitive data is

data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, data concerning health or sex life, and data relating to offences, criminal convictions or security measures.[1]

Federal Trade Commission

Sensitive data is

at a minimum, data about children, financial and health information, Social Security Numbers, and certain geolocation data. . . .[2]

References