Guidance on the Use of CCTV - For Individuals

The use of CCTV surveillance has become more prominent in recent years, due to the increased sophistication and availability of technology in this area. CCTV has many legitimate uses in security, prevention and detection of crime, and health and safety. It can also give rise to concerns of unreasonable intrusion into the privacy and data protection rights of individuals and that excessive monitoring or surveillance may be taking place.

This guidance is intended to assist people in understanding what their rights are in relation to the processing of their personal data by CCTV and what they can expect from data controllers who use CCTV systems.

CCTV Guidance for Individuals - Full Guidance Note