NHS app storing facial verification data via contract with firm linked to Tory donors

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 05:00:38 GMT 4

NHS app storing facial verification data via contract with firm linked to Tory donors


Exclusive: Campaigners raise privacy concerns over government deal with iProov

The NHS app is collecting and storing facial verification data from UK citizens in a process which has fuelled concerns about transparency and accountability.

The data collection is taking place under a contract with a company linked to Tory donors called iProov, awarded by NHS Digital in 2019, which has yet to be published on the government website.

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