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What About YOUth? Survey: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the What About YOUth? Survey and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)
The What About YOUth? Survey records local authority level data on a range of behaviours amongst 15 year olds. 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?
|Who are recipients of this data?
See the data release register for more details.
|Is data transferred outside the UK?
|How long the data is kept
|3 years minimum after no longer required
|Our lawful basis for holding this data
|How can you withdraw your consent?
Yes - Via designated mailbox
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)
|Where does this data come from?
|Data subject, Department for Education (DfE) National Pupil Database (NPD), Local Authorities (LA)
|The legal basis for collecting this data
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where we use this data
We have the expertise and experience of running and commissioning complex national health surveys on behalf of government departments and public bodies.
Find out more about the What About Youth (WAY) study, which was launched as part of a government pledge to make improvements to the health of young people.