Practice Based Small Group Learning Privacy Notice

Practice Based Small Group Learning Privacy Notice

Why do we process this personal data?

NES processes your personal data for the purpose of providing Practice Based Small Group Learning, and conducting analysis of how the programme operates.

What personal data does Practice Based Small Group Learning use?

Data we collect about applicants and members of the scheme includes name, email address, workplace location, job role, profession and professional registration, plus status of payments for membership and correspondence notes.

Legal Basis

The legal basis NES uses for processing your personal data can be found under UK GDRP Article 6(1)(e) – necessary for the purpose of a task in the public interest. This can be found in the National NHS Education for Scotland Order 2002 which states in section 4(1)(a) that NES must carry out "functions in relation to providing, coordinating, developing, funding and advising on education and training for persons providing or intending to provide services under the Act in Scotland conferred by the Act including, without prejudice to the foregoing generality, those specified in section 47 of the Act (making available facilities for education, research and training).”.

NES does not process any special category data about participants.

Data transfers outside the UK

All data is stored within the UK or EU.

Automated Decision making

Individuals will not be subject to automated decision making within Practice Based Small Group Learning.


Data will be held for the duration of any active membership and for a further 6 years after this membership becomes non-active.

More information:

Information about your rights, how to make a complaint, and how to contact the NES Data Protection Officer can be found in the NES Privacy Notice.