Vaccination UK Privacy Notice 2021/22:
Who is collecting the data?
Vaccination UK is collecting information about your child to ensure that we have up to date health information about their health at the time that you are consenting for them to receive an immunisation. Their demographic information is used to ensure that we identify their electronic health record accurately.
What data is being collected?
We ask for basic demographic data to allow us to identify them and their health record. The information about their health is utilised by the nurses to ensure that they can confirm that the immunisation is suitable for them.
What is the legal basis for processing the data?
Section 9 (2)(h) of the Data Protection Act 2018 allows for processing of your child’s data for the provision of direct healthcare and the management of healthcare systems.
Will the data be shared with any third parties?
Your child’s data will be shared with their General Practice (GP) and with the child health information system (CHIS) which holds immunisation and screening information for all children in the UK.
How will the information be used?
We collect data on consent forms to allow us to identify a person’s health record if you have consented to their immunisation and to allow the nurses to make decisions about their care based on the most up to date information about their current health.
How long will the data be stored for?
The information will be stored on their electronic health record after their vaccination; this information will be then be available throughout their lifetime. Their paper records will be destroyed once they have been scanned on to their record.
What rights does the data subject have?
Data subjects have the right to request a copy of any data we request or record about them.
How can you contact us with queries or concerns about this privacy notice?
If you have any queries or concerns regarding the information that we hold about your child or have a question regarding this notice, please contact your local school immunisation team.