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Survey of Carers in Households in England: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Survey of Carers in Households in England and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The Carers in Households survey in England records the prevalence of domestic (non-professional) carers aged 16 and over in England. Their demographics, the impact of caring duties upon the carer and the details of services carers receive 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
We have the expertise and experience of running complex health surveys for other organisations, both local and national.
Each year we carry out user surveys to get feedback from service users. Survey information is gathered by councils with social services responsibility, and these pages contain guidance for them.