Data linkage is
|“||[b]ringing together two separately recorded pieces of information concerning a particular individual, family, provider, facility, or other record subject.||”|
|“||[a] technique that involves bringing together and analysing data from a variety of sources, typically data that relates to the same individual.||”|
- ↑ Health Data in the Information Age: Use, Disclosure, and Privacy, at 240.
- ↑ Anonymisation: Managing Data Protection Risk, Code of Practice, App. 1, Glossary, at 48.