Last revised 2021.
At the NCHS, personal data is processed for administrative purposes. In general, we will process information when:
Access to personal information is restricted to those who require access to carry out their duties. Our IT service providers may have access to personal information if it is stored at the supplier or otherwise available to the supplier under contract with us. The suppliers act in accordance with the data processing agreement and in accordance with our instructions. The supplier may only use the personal information for the purposes we have determined and as described in this privacy statement.
You have rights to the personal information that concerns you. What rights you have is dependent on the circumstances.
Access to information
The right to access means that you are entitled to know:
You are also entitled to a copy of all the data that the NCHS is processing about you. Read more about the right of access here, on the website of The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
Correction of personal data
In certain cases you have the right to request that incorrect information about yourself is corrected or deleted. You must be able to prove that the registered information is incorrect, and what the correct information is.
You are entitled to rectification without undue delay and normally within one month. In cases where correction is not practicable or where the information is correct but gives an incorrect impression, you may require that the information be supplemented.
Read more about the right to correct or supplement information here, on the website of The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
Deletion of personal data
In certain cases you have the right to request that information be deleted. Unless one of the exceptions applies, you may request that the NCHS deletes your personal data in the following cases:
In the above cases, the NCHS shall carry out deletion without undue delay and normally within one month at the latest.
The right to delete does NOT apply in the following cases (exceptions):
Read more about the right to delete here, on the website of The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
Limitation of processing of personal data
In certain cases you may request that the processing of your personal data is restricted. In such cases the information can be stored by the NCHS but not used for anything.
Read more about the right of restriction here, on the website of The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
Protesting against processing of personal data
If the NCHS is processing information about you for the purpose of legitimate interests, or for research purposes, without your consent, then you have the right to object to our processing of your personal data.
The right to protest does NOT apply in the following cases (exceptions):
Read more about the right to protest here, on the website of The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
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