The information about an individual that can directly or indirectly distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, associate or link an individual to private information, distinguish one person from another, or could be used to re-identify anonymous ...
The protection of information for the purposes of preventing loss, unauthorized access and/or misuse. It is also the process of assessing threats and risks to information and the procedures and controls to preserve confidentiality, integrity and ...
(US) In contrast to employee information, customer information includes data relating to the customers or clients of private sector organizations, patients within the healthcare sector and the general public within the context of public-sector ...
Information about a person or entity that is nonpublic and is not to be shared or disclosed, i.e. it is kept in confidence or kept secret. If disclosed, the information could reasonably be expected to place the person or the entity at risk of ...
Protected Health Information (PHI)
Any individually identifiable health information transmitted or maintained in any form or medium that is held by a covered entity or its business associate; identifies the individual or offers a reasonable basis for identification; is created or ...