personal information

  

Definition

Recorded information about an identifiable individual that may include his or her (1) name, address, email address, phone number, (2) race, nationality, ethnicity, origin, color, religious or political beliefs or associations, (3) age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, (4) identifying number, code, symbol, (5) finger prints, blood type, inherited characteristics, (6) health care history including information on physical/mental disability, (7) educational, financial, criminal, employment history, (8) others' opinion about the individual, and (9) personal views except those about other individuals.

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  • I was confused last year when I applied for a job and the company required so much of my personal information without any verification.

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  • You should always be careful who you give your personal information to so that you don't become victim of identity theft.

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  • I did not want to send any personal information to the dealer because I thought he might use it for ill will.

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