Use of cloud analytics / extraction

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Dear Suffolk 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 [

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.

Yours faithfully,

Torr Robinson

Freedom Of Information (Suffolk), Suffolk Constabulary

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Kind Regards,

The Freedom of Information Team
Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies
Police Headquarters
Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk
[Suffolk Constabulary request email]

Freedom Of Information (Suffolk), Suffolk Constabulary

Dear Torr Robinson

Our Ref: FOI 000525/20

Please accept this email as confirmation that your request for information has been received.

Your request will now be considered and you will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party. In some circumstances Suffolk Constabulary may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised time-scale at the earliest opportunity.

We anticipate being able to provide you with a response by 3 March 2020.

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Suffolk Constabulary.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team

Suffolk Constabulary
Police Headquarters
Portal Avenue, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich
Suffolk, IP5 3QS
Tel: 01473 613888 Ext 2051

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