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Automated Individual Decision

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Automated Individual Decision - definition(s)

Automated individual decision  - An "automated individual decision" is a decision which significantly affects a person and which is based solely on automated processing of personal data in order to evaluate this person. Such an evaluation may relate to different personal aspects, such as performance at work, creditworthiness, reliability, conduct, etc.

Article 15 of Directive 95/46/EC and Article 19 of Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 lay down the right for individuals to object to decisions about them and solely based on automated means, unless certain conditions are fulfilled or appropriate safeguards are put in place.

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Source: European Data Protection Supervisor, 24 July 2011 11:34:35, External 

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