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DATA PROTECTION

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Definition:
Data protection refers to the set of privacy-motivated laws, policies and procedures that aim to minimise intrusion into respondents’ privacy caused by the collection, storage and dissemination of personal data.

Source Publication:
Statistics Netherlands, Statistics Canada, Germany FSO, University of Manchester, 2005, Glossary of Statistical Disclosure Control, incorporated in paper presented at Joint UNECE/Eurostat work session on statistical data confidentiality, Geneva, 9-11 October 2005.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Wednesday, November 09, 2005