What is Personally Identifiable Information?
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is any data that could be used to identify a specific person.
Examples of PII include:
- Phone number;
- Physical address.
- California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (CalOPPA) – a privacy law that applies to any website that collects the PII of California residents;
- California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – a new privacy laws that protects the PII of California residents;
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – a privacy law that protects the PII of European Union residents and applies to businesses outside of the European Union as well;
- Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603(A) – a recently amended privacy law that protects the PII of Nevada residents;
- And more.
New privacy laws affecting websites are being proposed and passed
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