The use of CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) for surveillance and security purposes is now widespread. What people may not realise is that the recording of a persons image is considered recording personal data. Furthermore, the quality and sophistication of CCTV systems now mean that faces, images and recordings may be […]
Data Protection and CCTV
As everybody knows the use of CCTV systems has expanded greatly. In fact people can buy a CCTV system for their own house in the supermarket at a greatly reduced rate. Some of the systems in public premises can be quite sophisticated and have the capacity to recognise faces. If […]
Is Big Brother Watching?
When do Data Protection laws apply and what are they? You have certain rights to data protection when personal information about you is held by a business on a computer, in manual form or on paper as part of a filing system, or is made up of photographs or video […]