Processing of data is defined as ‘Obtaining, recording, or holding the information or data or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the information data’ including:

  • Manipulating the data in some way:
    • Organising and retrieving the data
    • Adaption, alteration or modification of the data
    • Use of the information of data
    • Transmitting the data and making the data available
    • Destroying, blocking or erasing the data

For example, if someone sends you a CV and you store that CV on your PC you are a data processor