Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Special Categories of Data

An EU term describing sensitive personal information, namely information pertaining to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership and the processing of data concerning health or sex life.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: F5; E100

Associated term(s): Sensitive Personal Data