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PII stands for Personally Identifiable Information. It refers to any data that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person or to identify an individual in context.

Examples of PII include names, addresses, phone numbers, Social Security numbers, email addresses, date of birth, driver’s license numbers, and biometric records, among others. The definition of PII can vary depending on the legal context and jurisdiction, but generally, it encompasses any information that can be linked directly or indirectly to a specific individual.

Synonyms: Personally Identifiable Information