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National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP): GDPR information

Summary

Why and how we process your data in the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and your rights.

Controller NHS Digital
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?

None

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
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?

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

internal

National Child Measurement Programme

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.