Thought of the Day: How many people do companies have data for?

by GDPR Associates | 28th February 2018 2:32 pm

Data is all around us, and individuals are creating more data all the time. Every time a person interacts with an online platform like Facebook or applies for a credit card, more data for that individual can be recorded. Here are some approximate figures for the number of people some companies have data for:

Bearing in mind that the world population is 7.6 billion people, we are looking at some large numbers of people. And bearing in mind the huge Equifax data breach recently, we should also consider the impact of potential data breaches at these other companies too.

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