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ICO reviews data protection impact assessment for NHSX contact tracing app trial

Friday 8 May 2020 | 11:24 CET | News
In response to media enquiries, the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said that it was reviewing the Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) for the pilot of the NHSX contact tracing app on the Isle of Wight.

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