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Term: Data Controller

A Data Controller is the entity (person, group, or organization) that determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

What is a Data Controller?

A data controller in data protection is a person or group of people who decide why and how personal data should be used. They might be a company, a government agency, or another kind of organization. They are the ones who determine the purposes and means of processing the data.

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