New CCTV Guidance Note from the Data Protection Commissioner

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 26 January 2016
Deirdre Kilroy
Matheson

New Guidance:

Before Christmas the office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) issued an updated and expanded guidance note in relation to the use of CCTV.

What has Changed?

One of the most significant differences between the new and earlier guidance is the requirement that "a written CCTV policy must be in place". In previous guidance, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner had simply stated her views with regards to the type of information that must be provided to those recorded using CCTV.

There is also a new section in the guidance dealing with proportionality. In Irish data

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This article is correct at 26/01/2016
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