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Contact Tracing: Computer Software

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 43899, tabled on 6 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how the privacy protective gateway between the covid-19 contact tracing app and the NHSX covid-19 data platform will work; and whether its design will be published.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

14 May 2020

The Data Protection Impact Assessment and Privacy Notice for the app set out how the data voluntarily provided by a user is stored and used. At present, data is stored on separate infrastructure to other National Health Service systems. If the storage of data changes, we will inform users through the privacy notice.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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