NHS: Computer Software:Written question - 43899

Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

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Asked on: 06 May 2020
Department of Health and Social Care
NHS: Computer Software
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.
Answered by: Ms Nadine Dorries
Answered on: 14 May 2020
Holding answer received on 12 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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