Anonymisation and pseudonymisation

People in the EU have a fundamental right to privacy; it is important for organisations that process personal data to be cognisant of this right. When carried out effectively, anonymisation and pseudonymisation can be used to protect the privacy rights of individual data subjects and allow organisations to balance this right to privacy against their legitimate goals. The Data Protection Commission has prepared the following guidance on the use of these techniques.

Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation: Full Guidance Note