Coronavirus and Data Protection: The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has issued an opinion on the Google-Apple joint initiative for contact tracing apps.

Key Takeaways

  • The Google and Apple framework appears to be aligned with data protection principles.
  • The app developers have primary responsibility to ensure data protection principles are met.
  • There must be transparency as to all uses and functions.
  • The burden must not be placed on the end user.

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