Re: Deletion of biometric data

From: S Moonesamy <>
Date: Mon, 08 May 2017 01:36:33 -0700

Hi Ish,
At 00:37 08-05-2017, Ish Sookun wrote:
>You mentioned two things.
> 1. identity number as primary identifier is a bad practice,
> 2. (possible) breach of security or privacy.
>If we have people on this list with experience in database design, it'll
>be helpful to have their opinion on number 1.

I'll leave it to the other subscribers to comment.

>I'm trying to understand number 2. In what way would it be a breach?

It is not a breach. There are privacy and security
considerations. It makes data linkage easier. It is easy for anyone
in medical records department to access your medical records by
searching on the identity number.

S. Moonesamy
Received on Mon May 08 2017 - 08:38:12 PST

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