Definitions and Abbreviations
"personal information" means:
any information about an identifiable natural person, and in so far as it is applicable, an identifiable, juristic person, including, but not limited to:
race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental health, wellbeing, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language, identity number, address, and any information which may be linked to that person;
opinions, views, preference of the person;
communications sent or received by that person that are explicitly of a private nature.
This definition excludes information:
which may have been derived from personal information but which cannot be used to identify a person;
about a person, whether natural and has been dead, or juristic and has ceased to exist, as the case may be, for more than 20 (twenty) years.
"data subject" means:
the person who owns or to whom personal information relates;
any operation or any set of operations concerning personal information including, but not limited to the collection, recording, collation, retention, updating or modification, retrieval, use, communication, distribution or provision of information in any other form, merging, linking, blocking and destruction of personal information.