Data Access Request Service (DARS) online: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Data Access Request Service (DARS) online system and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The Data Access Request Service (DARS) can offer clinicians, researchers and commissioners the data required to help improve NHS services. The DARS team responds and liaises with customers making applications to use the service.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||No|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||8 years minimum after no longer required|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Public task|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Consent not the basis for processing
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||Application process|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Public task and Health and Social Care Act – General powers
Where NHS Digital uses this data
The Data Access Request Service (DARS) can offer clinicians, researchers and commissioners the data required to help improve NHS services. We handle applications, process data and provide access to specific sets of data when requests are approved.