Surveillance by CCTV has become common place in the UK. By it’s nature it is intrusive, but CCTV still has much support by the general public. The CCTV Code of Practice aims to guide the use of CCTV so that it can continue to be used by organisations and with the support of the public.
If the system is utilised for the processing of sensitive personal information as defined in the Data Protection Act, the customer must register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). If the installed system includes CCTV and images of individuals are routinely captured, it is the responsibility of the customer to determine whether the ICO Code of Practice for CCTV should be followed.
Find-out how the CCTV Code of Practice effects you: