glossary

Anonymisation

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Processing data that includes personal information so that individuals can no longer be identified in the resulting data. Anonymisation enables data to be published without breaching data protection principles. The principal techniques are aggregation and de-identification. Care must be taken to avoid data leakage that would result in individuals’ privacy being compromised. UKAN studies best practice in data anonymisation.