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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Traffic Data

This refers to any data processed for the purpose of the conveyance of a communication on an Electronic Communications Network or for the billing thereof. Traffic data includes information about the type, format, time, duration, origin, destination, routing, protocol used and the originating and terminating network of a communication. For example, in relation to a telephone call, traffic data includes, among other information, the phone numbers of the caller and call recipient; in relation to an e-mail, the e-mail addresses of the sender and recipient’ and the size of any attachments.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: E229