Sensitive Personal Data (GDPR-specific)

Sensitive Personal Data (GDPR-specific)

Feb 12, 2019

A special definition from GDPR, Article 9 “Processing of special categories of personal data” that require different levels of controls. Refers to the definition categories of sensitive personal data that require additional levels of controls, approvals, authorizations, including for example, genetic data and biometric data where processing can uniquely identify a natural person. Sensitive personal data includes information regarding racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.”

Retrieved from General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 Article 9. European Union (EU) Commission. (2018).

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