About Personal Information

Personal information (PI) is any piece of data which can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate an individual or identify an individual in context. This information is not limited to a person's name, address, and contact details. For example, a person's IP address, phone IMEI number, gender, and location at a particular time could all be personal information. Depending on local data protection laws, organizations may be responsible for ensuring the privacy of PI wherever it is stored, including in backups, locally stored downloads, and data stored in development environments.

Caution: Personal information (PI) may be at risk of exposure. Depending on local data protection laws, organizations may be responsible for mitigating any risk of exposure.



Last Published Wednesday, March 20, 2024