Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)

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4. Lawful basis for processing data

The lawful basis for processing your personal data is: 

  • Public task – the processing is necessary for us to perform a task in the public interest or for our official functions, and the task or function has a clear basis in law.

Under data protection legislation, we are permitted to use your information this way because we have a statutory duty to protect the public. We also have a legitimate interest in securing our premises and reducing complaints against our staff.

CCTV may capture more sensitive information about individuals. This processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, for the prevention or detection of unlawful acts and to carry out a key function as set out in law, namely section 163 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.