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Data Controller

Data controller definition (noun)
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A data controller is a person or organization that determines how users’ personal data is handled. This role can be performed within a company or by a third party. For example, an insurance company that collects and stores medical records may use an internal office as a data controller, or hire a document-processing company for that role.

Appears in: GDPR and Privacy Policies

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