How Data is Collected: Derived Data

Derived data is the fourth and final level within the four levels of data. This type of data is based on all three levels of data previously mentioned. Derived data can glean insights from how frequently you login to a social media platform in a certain geographical location to the type of content you publish on the internet. As the user, you have little to no control over this derived data.

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How Data is Collected: Input Data

Input data is the first level within the four levels of data. This type of data is initiated by the user and every other layer of data is extracted or created from this input data. As the user, this is the information you have the most control over. Here at Rownd, this is the data we empower you to manage, share or revoke at any time because this data is yours!

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What Is Data?

What is Data?
The main goal of this course is to create a well-rownded understanding of what data is, why privacy is important, how data is gathered, and how to protect it. Let’s start off by defining data! What data is and what data used to be are two completely different things, especially when it comes to technology. Our world is ever evolving into more complex versions of itself and data is no exception. At the most broad level,

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