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Organisation standards codes and reference (OSCAR): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within OSCAR, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Provision of reference data 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 - 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)