Motivation to use pseudonymization
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There are three main reasons to use pseudonymization:

  • It is required by the GDPR wherever the purposes permit it,
  • it substantially reduces the risk for data subjects, and
  • it therefore permits controllers to reduce the effort of implementing (other) technical and organizational measures.


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