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Domain Name System (DNS) contacts: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within DNS contacts, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The DNS (Domain Name System) team work with operators to move servers and services to different internet protocol (IP) addresses invisibly, whilst keeping the DNS naming the same for users. As part of this service the team may keep a small amount of information about customers to help support the service.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||No|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
Participants of the programme or service as necessary
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||2 years minimum after no longer required|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|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|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
We register nhs.uk domain names for organisations wanting an NHS website. We also deal with IP addresses, NHS.UK email domains and EDI addresses.