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National Diabetes Footcare Audit (NDFA): GDPR information

Summary

Why and how we process your data in the National Diabetes Footcare Audit (NDFA) system and your rights.

Controller NHS Digital
How we use the information (processing activities) Collection of information on care, treatment and outcomes for patients with diabetic foot ulcers in order to improve care.
Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information? No
Who are recipients of this data?

None

Is data transferred outside the UK? No
How long the data is kept 8 years minimum from 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?

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? NHS Trusts via the Clinical Audit Platform (CAP)
The legal basis for collecting this data

Legal obligation (Direction)

Where NHS Digital uses this data

internal

National Diabetes Foot Care Audit

The National Diabetes Footcare Audit (NDFA) enables all diabetes footcare services to measure their performance against NICE clinical guidelines and peer units, and to monitor adverse outcomes for people with diabetes who develop diabetic foot disease.