GDPR – What personal data am I looking for?

Getting to grip with data

Identify what personal data you have and where it resides.

In-Scope: (any data that help you identify a person)

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Social media posts
  • Physical, physiological, or genetic information
  • Medical information
  • Location
  • Bank details
  • IP address
  • Cookies
  • Cultrual identity

Inventory: (identifying where personal data is collected and stored)

  • Emails
  • Documents
  • Databases
  • Removable media
  • Metadata
  • Log files
  • Backups


Please note this list is not exhastive and should be used as guidance only.

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