Classifier groups for data policies

Classifier groups are provided by IBM to categorize the data classes so that you can select a group instead of having to select individual data classes from a long list.

Some Watson Knowledge Catalog plans have limits on the number of classifiers that you can create.

Classifier groups are predefined by IBM and listed in the rule builder:

  • You can choose a classifier group from the list shown when defining rules.
  • If the first term is the system term Data Class, you can choose the second term from this classifier group list.
  • You can view the inferred data classes when you profile data assets on the Profile page of an asset in the catalog.

The data classes have been categorized into the following groups:

Connectivity Data

Comprises unique identifiers of that identify a device or interface on a network, such as IP addresses, computer host names, MAC addresses, and IMEI:

  • Internet Protocol Address
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 Address
  • Computer Host Name
  • Mac Address
  • International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI)

Contact Details

Comprises, for example, email addresses, postal addresses, and phone numbers:

  • Email Address
  • US Phone Number
  • US Street Name
  • Address Line 1
  • Address Line 2
  • Address Line 3
  • City
  • State/Province Name
  • US State Code
  • US State Name
  • US County
  • Canada Province Code
  • Canada Province Name
  • UK Province Code
  • Country Code
  • Country Name
  • US ZIP Code
  • Canada Post Code
  • UK Post Code
  • Latitude
  • Longitude
  • ISO 3166-2 Code
  • Geographic Coordinates
  • Ireland Eircode

Data Type

Comprises general types of data:

  • Date
  • Indicator
  • Code
  • Quantity
  • Text
  • Boolean
  • Identifier
  • Currency
  • Temperature
  • Percentage
  • Month
  • Uniform Resource Locator

Driver’s Licenses and Vehicle Registration Numbers

Comprises, for example, the driver’s license numbers in the US and Canada, and other driver’s licenses or the vehicle registration numbers:

USA:

  • Alabama State Driver’s License
  • Alaska State Driver’s License
  • Arizona State Driver’s License
  • Arkansas State Driver’s License
  • California State Driver’s License
  • Colorado State Driver’s License
  • Connecticut State Driver’s License
  • Delaware State Driver’s License
  • Florida State Driver’s License
  • Georgia State Driver’s License
  • Hawaii State Driver’s License
  • Idaho State Driver’s License
  • Illinois State Driver’s License
  • Indiana State Driver’s License
  • Iowa State Driver’s License
  • Kansas State Driver’s License
  • Kentucky State Driver’s License
  • Louisiana State Driver’s License
  • Maine State Driver’s License
  • Maryland State Driver’s License
  • Massachusetts State Driver’s License
  • Michigan State Driver’s License
  • Minnesota State Driver’s License
  • Mississippi State Driver’s License
  • Missouri State Driver’s License
  • Montana State Driver’s License
  • Nebraska State Driver’s License
  • Nevada State Driver’s License
  • New Hampshire State Driver’s License
  • New Jersey State Driver’s License
  • New Mexico State Driver’s License
  • New York State Driver’s License
  • North Carolina State Driver’s License
  • North Dakota State Driver’s License
  • Ohio State Driver’s License
  • Oklahoma State Driver’s License
  • Oregon State Driver’s License
  • Pennsylvania State Driver’s License
  • Rhode Island State Driver’s License
  • South Carolina State Driver’s License
  • South Dakota State Driver’s License
  • Tennessee State Driver’s License
  • Texas State Driver’s License
  • Utah State Driver’s License
  • Vermont State Driver’s License
  • Virginia State Driver’s License
  • Washington State Driver’s License
  • Washington DC Driver’s License
  • West Virginia State Driver’s License
  • Wisconsin State Driver’s License
  • Wyoming State Driver’s License

Canada:

  • Nova Scotia Province Driver’s License
  • Ontario Province Driver’s License
  • Alberta Province Driver’s License
  • Saskatchewan Province Driver’s License
  • Quebec Province Driver’s License
  • British Columbia Province Driver’s License
  • Manitoba Province Driver’s License
  • Prince Edward Island Province Driver’s License
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Province Driver’s License
  • New Brunswick Province Driver’s License

Other:

  • Germany Vehicle Registration Number
  • Driver’s License

Financial Accounts

Comprises, for example, credit cards, banking, and other financial account numbers:

  • American Express Card
  • Diners Club Card
  • Discover Card
  • Master Card
  • VISA Card
  • Credit Card Number
  • Account Number
  • Customer Number
  • Credit Card Expiration Date
  • Credit Card Validation Number
  • Japan Credit Bureau (JCB)
  • Routing Transit Number
  • International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
  • Bank Identifier Code (BIC)

Government Identities

Comprises personal identification numbers issued by governments, such as passport numbers, SSN, ITIN, and SIN:

  • Passport Number
  • US Social Security Number (SSN)
  • US Social Security Number Last 4
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • US Employer Identification Number
  • UK National Insurance Number
  • Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • French INSEE Number
  • Italian Fiscal Code
  • Spanish Fiscal Identification Number

Organization Information

Comprises, for example, the organization name, business identification numbers, and classification codes:

  • Organization Name
  • DUNS Number
  • Commercial and Government Entity Code
  • US Standard Industrial Classification
  • International Standard Industrial Classification
  • Fortune 1000 Company

Other

Comprises, for example, miscellaneous classifiers consisting of US state capital name, airport codes, and INCO terms:

  • US State Capital Name
  • Airport Code
  • INCO Terms (International Commercial Terms)
  • Relationship
  • Language
  • NoClassDetected (U - Unknown)

Personal Demographic Information

Comprises characteristics of individuals, such as color, civil status, leisure activities, religion, ethnicity, and political party:

  • Color
  • Eye Color
  • Hair Color
  • Legal Marital/Civil Status
  • Hobbies/Leisure Activities
  • Employment Status
  • Religion
  • Ethnicity
  • Political Party

Personal Health and Medical Information

Comprises health and medical related numbers and codes, such as ICD-10, HICN, and US National Drug Code:

  • ICD-10
  • Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN)
  • US National Drug Code (USNDC)
  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

Personal Information

Comprises basic attributes of an individual, such as person name, date of birth, and gender:

  • Person Name
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Honorific
  • Name Suffix

Product Numbers

Comprises product numbers and codes, such as UPC, ISBN, ISIN, and VIN:

  • Universal Product Code (UPC)
  • International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
  • International Securities Identification Number (ISIN)
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

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