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Organisation Data Service (ODS): GDPR information
Find out why and how we process your data in the Organisation Data Service (ODS) system, and your rights. This is part of our GDPR information on how we handle data.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||Maintenance of the list of codes that are used to identify organisations and individuals across health and care, to support NHS and social care IT systems.|
|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||Live data, historical data not retained|
|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?||Community pharmacists, dispensing doctors, appliance contractors|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Public task and Health and Social Care Act (2012) – General Powers
Where NHS Digital uses this data
The Organisation Data Service (ODS) is responsible for publishing codes that identify organisations and individuals across health and social care.