Organisation Data Service (ODS) application programming interface (API) suite: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within the ODS application API suite, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||Provision of reference data supporting 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 - Right to object via the designated mailbox
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Public task and Health and Social Care Act (2012) – Schedule 18, part 10 (1)
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.