Data retention- How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements have been considered.
All records held by C&I will be kept for the duration specified by national guidance from the Department of Health & Social Care found in the Records management: NHS code of practice for health and social care 2016, supplemented by C&I Records Management policy and Retention schedule.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see ‘Request erasure’ below for further information.