User Information

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Any information about the user, such as, Identifiers, Attributes Validations presented to an Authorization service to control access to a resource, typically digital but possibly physical.


There are many different terms used to address user information. See the references for some of the ones tracked here.




  1. User Private Information is the information about a user that the user wishes to remain private, as opposed to User Public Information which is accessible online, irrespective of the user's wishes that it were not so. It seems that the GDPR with {Right to be Forgotten]] does not allow for the concept of user Public Information.
  2. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is a term from ISO