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Nicola Laver

Editor, Solicitors Journal




The Department of Health has admitted that its track and trace scheme, aimed at tackling the spread of covid-19, was launched without adequate consultation of the GDPR rules. The system requires individuals to share personal information such as their name, address and those of others they have been in contact with. The GDPR rules require a Data Privacy Implementation Assessment (DPIA) to be carried out on systems such as the NHS Test and Trace app before the public input personal data. Government strives for access to the EU for UK-qualified lawyers after Brexit 20 July 2020