What is personal information?

Personal information is any piece of information which is special/unique to us. It is information which reveals something about us and could help someone to understand/know more about us. It is often described as ‘identifiable information’ which just means that someone can know the difference between us and someone else. Examples of personal information would include:

  • Full name
  • Home address
  • School name and location
  • Phone number
  • Passwords
  • Age/DOB
  • Location (Frequently visited or live)