Data Protection and Community Based CCTV Schemes

In the months following the entry into effect of the GDPR concerns were raised regarding the impact of that legislation on the roll-out of community-based CCTV schemes. A common theme running through these articles was the perception that proposed new schemes were encountering data protection difficulties and were unable to proceed. The following guidance clarifies the position of the Data Protection Commission with regard to the application of data protection law to community-based CCTV schemes.

Data Protection and Community Based CCTV Schemes: Full Guidance Note