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Request Reference: 8882 Request Date: 02 Nov 2019
Request: Dear NHS Your NHS page A: https://www.ehic.org.uk/Internet/information.do archived: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZlHTLsayGbD11tjJyloBlMnvPJkAyjG0/view?usp=drivesdk says that my and every registered user's data is shared with: " (...) Local Authorities to which Council Tax is paid in respect of my dwelling throughout the United Kingdom - Organisations from which I am receiving benefits and/or support - The Department for Work and Pensions - HM Revenue and Customs - Credit reference agencies" [end] while your hreffed NHS page B: https://www.ehic.org.uk/Internet/dataProtection.do archive copy: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Zjj7_ztkdUCuQUuXpdnLb-gvqhEmrOxy/view?usp=drivesdk says: "we may share your information with: • The Department for Work and Pensions • HM Revenue and Customs To prevent, detect and investigate fraud and errors, we may share your information with: • NHS Counter Fraud Authority • Department of Health and Social Care — International Division • NHS commissioners and service providers" [end] 1. Which is true: A or B? 2. Assuming that 1A: Which credit agencies do you share it with? Give us their names. 3. Why do you share it with nongovernmental entities? 4. What control do you have over such external databases? 5. How do you know that they do not lie when they claim to not share it further etc? 6. Why do you make it a precondition to receive the EHIC? 7. How your demands are compatible with the GDPR and the other relevant data protection legislation? Explain yourself. Your answers will be shared with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and published online and via other channels.

Status: Complete
Response Date: 28 Nov 2019
Response: Please see attached response