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Data Protection Register - Entry Details

Registration Number: Z6823359

Date Registered: 12 June 2002    Registration Expires: 11 June 2018

Data Controller: Nursing and Midwifery Council

23 Portland Place

This data controller states that it is a public authority under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 or a Scottish public authority under the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

This register entry describes, in very general terms, the personal data being processed by:

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Nature of work - Regulatory body or Ombudsman

Description of Processing

The following is a very broad description of the way this organisation/data controller processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organisation has provided or contact the organisation directly to ask about your personal circumstances.

Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to carry out our regulatory duties which may include the consideration and investigation of complaints and policy issues, formal enforcement actions, providing advice and information, maintain our own accounts and records, support and manage our employees, send promotional communications about the services we provide, undertake research, administration of licenses, maintenance of a public register, internal support functions, corporate administration and all activities we are required to carry out as a data controller and a public authority, the use of CCTV systems for crime prevention.

Type/Classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes which may include:

We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:

Who information is processed about

We process personal information about:

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share information with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the data protection act. What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

Where necessary or required we share information with:

Trading and Sharing Personal Information

Personal information is traded and shared as a primary business function. For this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, financial details, employment details, and goods and services. This information may be about customers and clients. The information may be traded or shared with business associates and professional advisers, agents, service providers, customers and clients, and traders in personal data.


It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information may be transferred to countries or territories around the world. Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.


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