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Pilot Adult Social Care data: GDPR information


Why and how we process your data in the Pilot Adult Social Care system and your rights.

Controller NHS Digital
How we use the information (processing activities) Data is collected and analysed to help local government and clinical commissioning groups plan local adult social care services. More specifically data is used to monitor care outcomes, develop more effective treatments and services and understand future population needs.
Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information? Yes
Who are recipients of this data?

Pilot sites receive pseudonymised data

Is data transferred outside the UK? Within Europe
How long the data is kept 20 years maximum
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? Local Authorities
The legal basis for collecting this data

Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems