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What is considered personal data?

Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable living individual. Different pieces of information, which collected together can lead to the identification of a particular person, also constitute personal data. Personal data that has been de-identified, encrypted or pseudonymised but can be used to re-identify a person remains personal data and falls within the scope of the law.

Examples of personal data: Name, surname, address, email address, IP, personal ID, cookie ID; firstname.lastname@company.com.

These are not considered personal data: info@company.com, company name, or legal entities.