Cameras and data protection

Over the past years there has been a growing trend to fit dash cams in vehicles whether they be cars, vans or heavy goods vehicles. In a lot of the cases, certainly for cars, the cameras have belonged to the driver but companies are now installing cameras in their vehicles for various reasons. This briefing note is to help explain the legal points of installing and using these devices.

This document covers the following topics:

  • Camera or driver monitor?
  • Handling data
  • The Data Protection Act
  • The General Data Protection Regulations
  • Lawful processing of personal data

Members can read the full briefing note below. 

Cameras and data protection

 

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