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LIST OF TERMINOLOGY USED, Lecture 1

LIST OF TERMINOLOGY USED

Data Controller – the entity that determines the purposes, conditions and means of the processing of personal data

Personal Data – any information related to a natural person or data subject that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person

Processing – any operation performed on personal data, whether or not by automated means, including collection, use, recording, etc.

Data Erasure – also known as the Right to be Forgotten, it entitles the data subject to have the data controller erase his/her personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties cease processing of the data

Data Portability – the requirement for controllers to provide the data subject with a copy of his or her data in a format that allows for easy use with another controller (more info here)

Profiling – any automated processing of personal data intended to evaluate, analyse, or predict data subject behavior

Right to be Forgotten – also known as Data Erasure, it entitles the data subject to have the data controller erase his/her personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties cease processing of the data

Right to Access – also known as Subject Access Right, it entitles the data subject to have access to and information about the personal data that a controller has concerning them