Settled Status app - Data privacy

Axel Antoni made this Freedom of Information request to Home Office

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The request was refused by Home Office.

Dear Home Office,

I am writing to you regarding the Settled Status application process especially relating to the information provided in the EU Exit mobile phone app:

Under “Privacy policy” the app provides the following information:
“We may also share your information with other public and private sector organisations in the UK and overseas.”

Please provide the following information:

1) Please confirm whether privacy policy only refers to data provided in specific “EU Exit” app or also to data provided during the subsequent online/paper application process. If not applicable to the subsequent process please provide wording of relevant privacy policy.

2) List of all organisations (public and private sector) involved with storage, transfer and processing of data provided during the settled status application process. Please specify:

a) Whether organisation is public or private sector
i) Please specify if used in current trial
ii) Please specify if used in full future roll-out

b) Nature of data processed, transferred or stored by organisation
i) Personal detail:
(1)Name - including previous names if applicable
(2)Date of Birth
(4)Contact details
ii) Bio-metric
iii) National insurance number
iv) Criminality declaration
v) Facial image
vi) ID/Passport data
vii) Photo of ID/passport
viii) Any other data - please specify

c) Jurisdiction of organisation

d) Physical location of organisation (country)

e) If data is stored or processed please provide location (country) of servers by organisation

f) Data retention policy for data provided to public and private sector organisations by organisation

Yours faithfully,

Axel Antoni

FOI Requests, Home Office

Dear Mr. Antoni,



Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.


This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 51188). We will aim to
send you a full response by 19/12/2018 which is twenty working days from
the date we received your request.


If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.



Thank you,


N McKenzie

Home Office



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Dear FOI Requests,

May I please ask why I have not received a reply to my request within the agreed time frame?

Yours sincerely,

Axel Antoni

FOI Responses, Home Office

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Dear Axel Antoni

Please find attached response which was emailed to you on 13 December 2018.

Yours sincerely

BICS and International Correspondence


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