Abbreviated to PII

Any information that can be used to identify a specific individual or company.

Examples of sensitive PII elements include, but are not limited to:

  • Name and other names used;
  • Social Security number, full and truncated;
  • Driver’s license and other government identification numbers;
  • Citizenship, legal status, gender, race/ethnicity;
  • Birthdate, place of birth;
  • Home and personal cell telephone numbers;
  • Personal email address, mailing, and home address;
  • Religious preference;
  • Security clearance;
  • Mother’s middle and maiden names;
  • Spouse information, marital status, child information, emergency contact information;
  • Biometrics;
  • Financial information, medical information, disability information;
  • Employment information, educational information
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