What are your rights?

Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the right:

  • To be informed of the uses of your data - this enables you to be informed how your data is processed. (the purpose of this document)
  • Of access - this enables you to receive a copy of the personal information held about you and to check the lawful processing of it
  • To rectification - this enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information held about you corrected
  • To erasure - this enables you to request that we erase personal data about you that we hold. This is not an absolute right, and depending on the legal basis that applies, we may have overriding lawful grounds to continue to process your data
  • To restrict processing - this enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it
  • To data portability - this enables you to transfer your electronic personal information to another party
  • To object - You have the right to object to processing of personal data about you on grounds relating to your particular situation. The right is not absolute and we may continue to use the data if we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds. • In relation to automated decision making & profiling - this enables you to be told if your data is being processed using automated software note: there is no automated decision making or profiling in KMCR).

If you wish to exercise your rights in any of the ways described above you should contact the Data Protection Officer at the care giving organisation.

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