WHAT EXACTLY DOES ‘PSEUDONYMIZED’ MEAN?

On 7 April, an article from Greenberg Traurig says that the terms “pseudonymize” and “pseudonymization” are commonly referenced in the data privacy community, but their origins and meaning are not widely understood among American attorneys.

https://www.gtlaw-dataprivacydish.com/2021/04/what-exactly-does-pseudonymized-mean/

and

IS CCPA DEIDENTIFICATION THE SAME THING AS GDPR ANONYMIZATION?

On 5 April, another article from the firm explains that deidentified information is defined within the CCPA to refer to information that “cannot reasonably identify, relate to, describe, be capable of being associated with, or be linked, directly or indirectly, to a particular consumer”; but that the standard for “deidentification” under the CCPA differs from the standard for “anonymization” under the GDPR.

https://www.gtlaw-dataprivacydish.com/2021/04/tomato-to-ma-toe-is-ccpa-deidentification-the-same-thing-as-gdpr-anonymization/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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