Personal Data Types

Maintain policies and procedures for collecting and using sensitive personal data. Some types of personal data are considered sensitive, and require a higher standard of protection. Some examples include:

  • Racial or ethnic origin
  • Political opinions
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs
  • Membership in a union
  • Physical or mental health information
  • Social welfare
  • Financial information
  • Government identifiers (social security numbers)
  • Criminal records, legal proceedings
  • Biometrics
  • Genetic data
  • Location data
  • Data pertaining to children