How will information from my records be added to the study data?

  1. CLS will temporarily provide your personal details (name, address, date of birth, National Insurance Number) to the NHS, DWP and HMRC. No other information collected in the survey or held by CLS is passed to the NHS, DWP or HMRC.
  2. The NHS, DWP and HMRC will use your personal details to identify the correct records.
  3. The NHS, DWP and HMRC will send your records to CLS who will be the data controller of this information.
  4. The NHS, DWP and HMRC will delete your contact details once they have sent your records to CLS and will not use them for any other purpose.
  5. CLS will link your records to your anonymised study responses.
  6. Any researchers wishing to use this information must apply to CLS.