Types of Personally Identifying Information (PII)
Source: Compiled from various sources, with my own additions.
Notes: Many of these can be drilled down even more specifically, depending on the domain.
Intended use: GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation
First name Last name Maiden name Other names used Username Personal email address Work email address Website Face photographs Other identifying photographs Photo location data Video footage Password Security question & answer Third-party login Cookies Date of birth City of birth Birth certificate Age Weight Height Gender Eye color Hair color Work address Current home address Length of current residence Previous addresses Home phone Cell phone Work phone Marital status Spouse name Parents' names Children's names Siblings' names Friends names Contacts list Pets & animals Number of people in household Occupation Current employer Employment history Performance evaluations Reference interviews HR issues & disciplinary actions IP address ISP Device ID / MAC address Browser Operating system Language preference Social media accounts Social media posts & history Cloud storage files Current location (physical) Location history (physical) Shopping & purchase history (on the site) Shopping & purchase history (elsewhere online) Shopping & purchase history (offline) Daily life activities Event attendance Donations to organizations Media preferences Likes & ratings Topics of interest Activity on the site Search history on the site Search history (elsewhere) Browsing history (elsewhere online) Phone call records Text message history Messages on the site Chat history (elsewhere online) Email records Postal activity Current income Income history Bank account Credit card number Debit card number PIN number Credit report Loan records Other financial statements Homeowner status Home value Investment records Property records Life insurance records Health insurance records Medical card number Car insurance records Passport information Social security / social insurance number Driver's license / state ID Vehicle registration records Professional license records Recreational license records Voter registration records Political party affiliation Fingerprints Handwriting Signature Writing sample (electronic) Schools attended Education history Arrest records Bankruptcies Liens Judgements Criminal offenses & convictions Pardons Tax returns Racial & ethnic origin Nationality Political affiliations & opinions Religion & philosophical beliefs Trade union membership Sexual orientation Sexual partners Medical records Family health history Prescriptions Physical or mental disability Veteran status Genetic information Biometric identifiers Retina scan Voice signature Facial geometry