Purpose 'and definitions
1. This law ensures that the processing of personal data will be respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms and dignity of individuals, with particular reference to privacy and personal identity; also guarantees the rights of legal persons and of any other body or association.
2. For the purposes of this Act:
a) "data bank", any set of personal data, divided into one or more units located in one or more sites, organized according to a number of principles that are easy to follow;
b) "treatment" means any operation or set of operations, carried out with or without the aid of electronic or automated means, concerning the collection, recording, organization, storage, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, dissemination, erasure and destruction of data;
c) "personal data", any information relating to an individual, legal person, corporation or association, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information including a personal identification number;
d) "holder" means any natural person, legal person, public administration or any other organization, association or body responsible for decisions regarding the purposes and methods of processing of personal data, including security matters;
e) "responsible", the natural person, legal person, public administration or any other organization, association or organization designated by the owner to process personal data;
f) for "concerned", the natural person, legal person, entity or association to whom the personal data;
g) "communication", giving knowledge of personal data to one or more persons other than the, in any form, including by making available for consultation;
h) "publication", giving knowledge of personal data to unidentified entities, in any form, including by making available for consultation;
i) "anonymous data", data that originally, or following treatment, can not be associated to an identified or identifiable individual;
l) by "block", the conservation of personal data by temporarily suspending any other processing operation;
m) by "guarantor", the authority established under Article 30.