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for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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In order to quantify the amount of passive data being collected, the team monitored data sent to Google from mobile phones (both Android and iPhone) within a 24-hour period.
The analysis of the passive data used to determine the H/V spectral ratio revealed that in the 1-20 Hz frequency range the vibrations generated by the excavator were extremely large (Fig.
Passive data governance has, by definition, a much lower risk profile because you aren't necessarily changing the work flow in a business.
Passive data, as the name suggests, are not generated consciously; they are byproducts of our everyday technological existence.
This leads to the conclusion that a combination of active and passive data collection should be introduced.
The TIP would be given to THT for interrogations and revisions, if more information was revealed, then passed to a tactical operations unit for direct action (raid) against the target that included follow-on investigations at the insurgent site, or avoid direct action altogether, and complete passive data collection (PDC) on the target location--around and around you go.
The use of seismic and acoustic sensors provides the facility commander with an excellent passive data collection capability that can readily distinguish tunneling activities from the surface-originating sounds encountered on a base.
Passive data collection of SARS fear-related concerns began on April 29, 2003.
Separate analyses of variance by participants and by items were performed for the passive data and for the timing data The overall mean percentage of passives was 15%.
Document file extensions include those for pictures (GIF, JPG, BMP, etc.), sounds (WAV, AU, etc.), text-based messages (TXT) and other passive data. Office-type files that can run macros, especially Microsoft Word DOC files, are another story.
In 1989 (the most recent year for which passive data were available), Niger (population: 8 million) reported 288 cases of dracunculiasis to WHO.

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