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Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) Network Analytics Service (NAS): GDPR information

Summary

Why and how we process data within Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) Network Analysis Service, and your rights.

Controller NHS Digital
How we use the information (processing activities) The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) is a secure way for health and social care organisations to share information. Some elements of HSCN are delivered centrally by NHS Digital or its partners, and others can be supplied by any organisation which can demonstrate that they comply with the standards. The HSCN Network Analytics Services (NAS) monitors HSCN and identifies any new or different behaviour on any part of HSCN.
Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information? No
Who are recipients of this data?

None

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
Your rights
  • Tick Be informed
  • Tick Get access to it
  • Tick Rectify or change it
  • Cross Erase or remove it
  • Tick Restrict or stop processing it
  • Cross Move, copy or transfer it
  • Cross Object to it being processed or used
  • Cross Know if a decision was made by a computer rather than a person
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, requested to establish information system) and management of health and social care systems

Where NHS Digital uses this data

internal

Health and Social Care Network (HSCN)

The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) provides a reliable, efficient and flexible way for health and care organisations to access and exchange electronic information.