Data is a collection of discrete values that convey information, describing quantity, quality, facts, statistics and other basic units of meaning, or simply sequences of symbols that may be further interpreted. This data often converted into a form that is efficient for movement or processing, and easy to insert into a report for analysing.
Data can comprise of many different forms such as; figures, images, numbers, graphs, or symbols. It may also include individual prices, weights, addresses, ages, names, temperatures, dates, or distances.
Businesses record data for several reasons such as:
There are lots of benefits to collecting consumer data, but they also come with responsibilities for business owners. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) outlines guidelines that companies must follow regarding data collection and protection. Guidelines include not keeping data for longer than needed, ensuring that the data is kept secure and responding to Subject Access Requests (SARs.)
If you’re looking for assistance with data collecting, automation, task management, and anything else regarding privacy management. Please contact Magnetar IT | Contact Us – Magnetar IT
Date: November 21, 2022