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Asymptomatic Testing Centre - Privacy Notice

Here is some important information about the use of your personal data when you sign up to use our Asymptomatic Testing Centre on campus.

  1. The identity and contact details of the Data Processor: Mike Keighley, Senior Responsible Officer (Covid-19 asymptomatic testing site), Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge UB8 3PH. Email: mike.keighley@brunel.ac.uk Tel: 01895 267909.
  2. The contact details of the Data Protection Officer: (Dipa Gorsia, data-protection@brunel.ac.uk);
  3. What personal data is collected: We collect the first and last name and Brunel email address of students and staff that are going to take part in the Covid-19 asymptomatic Lateral Flow test.
  4. What is the legal basis for collecting the personal data: Where personal data is processed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the following lawful basis applies:
    • GDPR Article 6(1)(e) – the processing is necessary for the performance of its official tasks carried out in the public interest in providing and managing a health service
      Where special categories personal data is processed by the NHS COVID-19 app, the following lawful basis applies:
    • GDPR Article 9(2)(g) – the processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest in the basis set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Data Protection Act 2018 (para 6 (Statutory and government purposes)).
    • GDPR Article 9(2)(h) – the processing is necessary for medical diagnosis, the provision of health treatment and management of a health and social care system.
    • GDPR Article 9(2)(i) – the processing is necessary for reasons of public interest in the area of public health.
    • DPA 2018 – Schedule 1, Part 1, Section 2(2)(f) – the management of health care systems or services.
    • DPA 2018 – Schedule 1, Part 1, Section 3 – public health purposes.
  5. Who do we share the information with: We don’t share the data we collect with anyone. The data is collected as part of the first step to booking a Covid-19 asymptomatic Lateral Flow test, which will lead to the data subject submitting more data as required by the National Health Service in a process that is independent of our initial collection.
  6. Whether the information will be transferred to a country outside of the EU: The data collected by us is not shared with a third party or transferred outside Brunel. The data collected is to facilitate the initial registration process leading to a Covid-19 asymptomatic Lateral Flow test.
  7. How long the data will be stored, and if possible, the criteria for that retention period: We will keep the personal data collected for seven days and after that we will delete from our systems.
  8. The data subjects have the following rights:
    • access to the individual’s data
    • rectification
    • erasure
    • restriction of use
    • objection to the use
    • data portability
  9. The right to lodge a complaint with the ICO regarding the use of personal data.