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Question ref. S6W-05346
Asked by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 23 December 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the reported ongoing alterations to the functionality of the NHS Scotland Covid Status app, whether users are (a) notified and (b) required to consent when there is an update to the (i) privacy policy agreement and (ii) personal information that is provided and displayed by the app.

Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 24 January 2022


Answer

Privacy notices are updated regularly and accessible via the app and NHS Inform at any point in time.

Consent is sought only when is applicable and consent is not required for the Covid Status app to process data. The legal basis for processing the data in the app is communicated in the privacy notice in detail.