Pseudonymous Data

Data points which are not directly associated with a specific individual. The identity of the person is not known but multiple appearances of that person can be linked together. Uses an ID rather than PII to identify data as coming from the same source. IP address, GUID and ticket numbers are forms of pseudonymous values.

Associated term(s): Identifiability, Identifiers, GUID, Authentication, De-Identification, Re-Identification.