We have detected that you are using Internet Explorer to visit this website. Internet Explorer is now being phased out by Microsoft. As a result, NHS Digital no longer supports any version of Internet Explorer for our web-based products, as it involves considerable extra effort and expense, which cannot be justified from public funds. Some features on this site will not work. You should use a modern browser such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. If you have difficulty installing or accessing a different browser, contact your IT support team.
Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) Network Monitoring Service (NMS): GDPR information
Why and how we process data within Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) Network Monitoring Service, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||To identify and fix networking issues, in order to maintain network resilience.|
|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||2 weeks minimum|
|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?||Networking device|
|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
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.