Personal data vs Sensitive Data: What’s the Difference?

At the heart of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is the concept of ‘personal data’. But what constitutes personal data? Are names and email addresses classified as personal data? What about photographs and ID numbers? And where does the related concept of ‘sensitive personal data’ fit in? If you’re unsure of the difference between personal and sensitive data, keep reading. We explain everything you need to know and provide examples of personal and sensitive personal data. Contents What is personal data? What is sensitive personal data? Sensitive personal data examples Getting consent What is personal data? In the most … Continue reading Personal data vs Sensitive Data: What’s the Difference?