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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16425: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 4 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether owners of electronic devices examined by Police Scotland using cyber kiosks are (a) informed and (b) given a record of what is (i) viewed and (ii) extracted.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 21 May 2018

Prior to the intended deployment of cyber kiosks and in adherence to the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation 2018, Police Scotland is completing an Equality and Human Rights Assessment and Data Protection Impact Assessment which will inform the final policy, practice and procedure to support operational deployment.

The deployment of cyber kiosks is a matter for Police Scotland. Police Scotland work to a series of standard operating procedures including those supporting Data Protection.