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Contact Tracing: Computer Software

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 48415, tabled on 18 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when data stored centrally by the NHSX Covid Tracking app will be deleted.

Answered on

2 June 2020

Any data shared with the National Health Service as part of the public health emergency and stored centrally, may be retained and used in the future for research in the public interest, providing care, and public health management whilst complying with all the necessary legislation. We will not hold data for any longer than is needed.

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