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Childrens Dental Health Survey: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Children's Dental Health Survey and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The Children's Dental Health Survey (CDHS) records the condition of teeth and dental hygiene, and attitudes towards dental care and oral hygiene, nationally. It is processed to monitor and improve the management of health and care services.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
See the data release register for more details.
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||3 years minimum after no longer required|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Yes - Via designated mailbox
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||Data subject|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
This survey collects information about the condition of children's teeth, dental hygiene, oral health attitudes and behaviours and dental care received.
We have the expertise and experience of running complex health surveys for other organisations, both local and national.