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Contact Tracing: Computer Software

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 51955, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to Answer of 18 May to Question 43901 and the Answer of 27 May to Question 48424, when NHSX tracking app data uploaded to a centralised server will be destroyed.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 June 2020

The data will only be retained and processed for as long as it is required for the purposes of the response to COVID-19.

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