AWS (Amazon Web Services)
A cloud computing platform provided by Amazon.
A Caldicott Guardian is a senior person within a health or social care organisation who makes sure that the personal information about those who use its services is used legally, ethically and appropriately, and that confidentiality is maintained.
Refers to the NHS Scotland National Contact Tracing Centre’s Case Management System
A group of people with a shared characteristic
Any body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal information. Scottish Government, Public Health Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland are controllers in respect of personal information in connection with the app.
A numerical label assigned to a mobile device by the mobile phone or Wi-Fi service provider. It is typically made up of 4 sets of numbers (e.g. 192.168.0.50). As a consequence of how data traffic passes across the internet, the IP address is inevitably transferred to the app server.
National Contact Tracing Centre
A service hosted within NHS NSS which will support the contact tracing function.
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who can be identified, directly or indirectly from that information.
Any body which processes personal information on behalf of the controller.
Any action or operation which is performed on personal information (whether or not by automated means) such as collection, recording, storage, use, disclosure and destruction of personal information.
SMS (Short messaging system)
is a text messaging service used by most mobile devices. It uses standardised communication protocols to enable mobile devices, apps and other information systems to exchange short text messages.