Data protection” is the totality of the precautions taken to ensure that certain information is only collected, stored, accessed, evaluated and passed on by authorised parties and only to the extent permitted. Admissibility results from the relevant legal norms and any possible civil law agreement.

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The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.