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Context of Use

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The purpose for which PII is collected, stored, used, processed, disclosed, or disseminated.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-122

  Users, tasks, equipment (hardware, software and materials), and the physical and social environments in which a product is used.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8040 under Context of use (ISO 9241-11:1998)