Dear Durham Constabulary,
I am aware that companies are selling technologies to law enforcement that allow them to take vast quantities of personal data from cloud-based apps and accounts. You can read more [https://privacyinternational.org/long-re....
I make the following request for documents/information under the Freedom of Information Act:
1. Do you use mobile phone extraction technology that includes cloud analytics / cloud extraction capabilities e.g. Cellebrite UFED Cloud Analyser, Magnet Axiom Cloud or Oxygen Forensics Cloud Extractor
2. Do you have other technologies that allow you to access cloud-based accounts and extract this data.
3. Please provide a copy of the relevant Data Protection Impact Assessment.
4. Please provide a copy of the relevant local and/or national guidance/standard operating procedure/policy.
5. Please confirm the legal basis you rely on to conduct cloud analytics/extraction.
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I write in connection with your request for information dated 14/01/2020 which was received by Durham Constabulary on that date and is shown below in full.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges us to respond to requests promptly and in any case no later than 20 working days after receiving your request. We must firstly consider whether we can comply with Section 1(1)(a) of the Act, which is our duty to confirm whether or not the information requested is held and secondly, we must comply with Section 1(1)(b) which is the provision of such information. However when a qualified exemption applies either to the confirmation or denial or the information provision and the public interest test is engaged, the Act allows the time for response to be longer than 20 working days.
Please note that Durham Constabulary will require longer than the estimated 20 days in order to respond to your request. Public interest factors in responding to your request are still being review and considered.
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