Why does the region need your personal data?
The Capital Region of Denmark collects personal data for a number of purposes as part of our routine work on the following, for example:
Our core tasks at the Capital Region of Denmark are to run hospitals, services for the disabled and social programmes. We use personal data in these tasks to ensure a good process for citizens and patients.
Processing of personal data for patient treatment is regulated in health legislation, social legislation, Article 6(1)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation and sections 7(3) and 11 of the Data Protection Act.
Research and innovation are important routes to new knowledge and better patient treatment. The Capital Region of Denmark uses personal data in research activities.
Remnant blood and tissue samples from patient treatment may be used for research.
Processing of personal data in connection with research is regulated in the Health Act, the Committee Act (komitéloven), the Medicines Act (lægemiddelloven), the Medical Devices Act (lov om medicinsk udstyr), sections 10 and 11 of the Data Protection Act, as well as Article 6(1)(a) and Article 9(2)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation.
Administration and staff
During recruitment processes and job interviews, the Capital Region of Denmark collects information about candidates and employees for administrative purposes,
Processing of personal data in connection with administration and staff is regulated in employment law regulations including the Public Officials Act (tjenestemandsloven), the Employers' and Salaried Employees' Act (funktionærloven), the Working Environment Act, Article 6(1)(a), (b), (c) and (e) and Article 9(2)(a), (b), (d) and (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation, as well as sections 8, 11 and 12 of the Data Protection Act.
Other case processing
The Capital Region of Denmark also uses personal data in connection with Regional Council elections, environment, training and financial purposes, as well as enquiries from citizens and to provide legal access to documents.
Processing of personal data in connection with the Region's other case processing is regulated in the health legislation, social legislation, environmental legislation, public administration legislation and data protection legislation.