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Encrypted Data

Encrypted data definition (noun)
1.

Encrypted data is data that has been altered so that only users with a decryption key can access it. It comes in a variety of formats and strengths and is used by individuals, organizations, and governments.

Encryption should not be confused with password protection, which only prevents users from opening a file or accessing a website, the data in the file or on the site remains unaltered and can be viewed by anyone once it’s been accessed.

Appears in: Privacy Policies, GDPR, CCPA, and CalOPPA

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