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Cancer Registration Dataset: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data for the Cancer Registration Dataset, and your rights.
|Controller||Joint: NHS Digital, NHS England|
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Public Health England supply cancer registration data to NHS Digital. This data is linked to other data held, to provide notifications on an individual's cancer status, be available to support research studies and to identify potential research participants for clinical trials, as well as non standard queries relating to the accuracy of the cancer registration information. Public Health England receive a return report and cancer data is available via NHS Digital's Data Access Request Service (DARS).
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
Public Health England
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||This data is not transferred out of the UK|
|How long the data is kept||20 years minimum after receipt of data from Public Health England|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Consent is not the basis for processing, individuals can request their cancer data is not held by contacting Public Health England
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||Public Health England and the Personal Demographics Service (PDS) dataset|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction), management of health or social care systems and services