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European Union Edit

A data processor is

[a] natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.[1]

Ireland Edit

A data processor is

a person who processes personal data on behalf of a data controller but does not include an employee of a data controller who processes such data in the course of his employment.[2]

United Kingdom Edit

A data processor,

in relation to personal data, means any person (other than an employee of the data controller) who processes the data on behalf of the data controller.[3]
[a]n organisation that processes personal data on behalf of a data controller.[4]

References Edit

  1. Security and Resilience in Governmental Clouds, Glossary, at 91.
  2. Data Protection Act 2003 (Ireland).
  3. U.K. Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003.
  4. Anonymisation: Managing Data Protection Risk Code of Practice, App. 1, Glossary, at 48.

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