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Personal data

  • any information on a private individual and any information on his/her personal characteristics or personal circumstances, where these are identifiable as concerning him/her or the members of his/her family or household


  • a person, corporation, institution or foundation for whose use a personal data file is set up and who is entitled to determine the use of the file

Personal data file

  • a set of personal data, connected by a common use and processed fully or partially automatically or sorted so that the data pertaining to a given person can be retrieved easily and at reasonable cost

Data subject

  • the person to whom the personal data pertains

Published 28.8.2013