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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) enhanced dataset: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) enhanced dataset and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Collection of data on women and girls who have had Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or are at risk of it. This is to improve how the NHS supports them and plan the local NHS and other services needed now and in the future.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||8 years minimum from 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|
|Where does this data come from?||NHS Trusts and General Practices (GP) via Clinical Audit Platform (CAP).|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset supports the Department of Health's FGM Prevention Programme by presenting a national picture of the prevalence of FGM in England.