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Definitions Edit

European Union Edit

A data subject is "[a]n identified or identifiable person to whom the personal data relate. An [[identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity."[1]

Ireland Edit

A data subject means "an individual who is the subject of personal data."[2]

United Kingdom Edit

A data subject means "an individual who is the subject of personal data."[3]

General Edit

A data subjects are "persons to whom data refer."[4]

References Edit

  1. EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data, Article 2(a). See Opinion No 4/2007 on the concept of personal data issued by the Article 29 Working Party (WP 136).
  2. Data Protection Act 2003 (Ireland).
  3. U.K. Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003.
  4. ISO/TS 25237:2008

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