Vendor-Added Metadata


  • Data created and maintained by the electronic discovery vendor as a result of processing the document. While some vendor-added metadata has direct value to customers, much of it is used for process reporting, chain of custody, and data accountability. Contrast with customer-added metadata.


  1. Fios, E-Discovery Glossary 
  2. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  3. RSI, Glossary.
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