National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) in England reflects the prevalence of childhood obesity in reception (aged 4-5 years) and year 6 (aged 10-11 years). 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?||
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||20 years minimum after no longer required|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Yes - Parents may opt their children out of the measurement programme
|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
The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) measures the height and weight of children in reception class (aged 4 to 5) and year 6 (aged 10 to 11), to assess overweight and obesity levels in children within primary schools.