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What is meant by “non personally identifiable data”?

Question: What is meant by “non personally identifiable data”? Why is it important that there is a mechanism for extracting or importing non-PII data from the system in a non-proprietary format?

Answer: “Non personally identifiable data” refers to data that is anonymous. More specifically, this data cannot be used to identify an individual (eg. name, social security number, birth date, biometric data etc). Being able to extract or import non-PII data in a non-proprietary format is a measurement of openness – if data collected remains proprietary, there is limited utility of the data for other projects, use cases or attainment of the SDGs.