The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

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2. Are you processing personal information?

‘Processing’ means doing any of the following with the information:

  • obtaining it;
  • recording it;
  • storing it;
  • updating it; and
  • sharing it.

 ‘Personal information’ means any detail about a living individual that can be used on its own, or with other data, to identify them.