·the form of the communication (eg email,
request for webpage, ‘authenticating’
your username and password)
·where it is going to
·how long it took to transmit.
·It does not contain a message (content) but could, when
‘data- based’ with the communications data of others, provide anaccurate profile of a person's life choices, political,
recreational and social activities, and the network of contacts or
friends with whom they carry out these activities.