What is sensitive personal data?

Sensitive personal data is any information that can be linked to an individual and regards their:

  1. Racial or ethnic origin
  2. Political opinions
  3. Religious or philosophical beliefs
  4. Trade union membership
  5. Genetic data
  6. Biometric data
  7. Health data
  8. Sex life or sexual orientation

Read our guide on Personally Identifiable Information: What is PII Data? to learn more about personal data.