To accomplish certain rights, every day one gives personal data to various organizations, companies, individuals. For example, a credit card number when purchasing goods, data about the health condition to the insurance companies, filling in different forms for obtaining credit, discounts in shops and supermarkets, membership cards in libraries, video clubs, data for participation in contests and trips, etc.
Personal data is data referring to an identified physical entity or physical entity that can be identified with.
Personal data can be found in registers of birth, marriages, and deaths. Especially important are: name, surname, identification number of the citizen, address, the telephone number, bank account number, occupation, type of education, nicknames, family status, photo, sexual orientation, genetic and biometric data, etc.
Personal data should be processed and stored in accordance with the Law on Personal Data Protection and other legislation that regulates this matter.
Whenever you provide personal information, you should be careful and informed about the purpose for which the personal data is collected.
All personal data does not enjoy the same degree of protection. There are special categories of personal data; the identification number also enjoys special protection as personal data based on which you can safely determine the identity of a person.