We are all Data Subjects in one way or another. Any digital record held within the EU which is about you, makes you a Data Subject. Whether its a health record, voting record, the booking system of a hotel, or CCTV footage/recordings of you, you are still the Data Subject. When details about you are… Read More »
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires data from digital CCTV systems should be protected taking into account the risk, cost, benefit and state of the technology. When you disclose CCTV either directly to a data subject in response to a Subject Access Request or when sending CCTV footage to a Data Processor such as ourselves… Read More »
If you read the specification sheet for any modern CCTV Digital Video Recorder (DVR) you’ll see one of the headline figures is the number of frames per second (FPS) the system is capable of recording. It’s not unusual to see 200FPS being stated. When you consider that standard television is broadcast at 25FPS then it… Read More »
We process video evidence for the legal profession and other investigation agencies. Detailed below is a brief outline of a case we worked on some years ago. CCTV Violent Street Brawl A number of persons were involved in an incident in the street. Several CCTV cameras recorded the activity prior to and after the police… Read More »
If you operate a commercial CCTV system in the UK then you should be aware that the law enforcement agencies can seize video evidence. Members of the public also have the right to see and request a copy of CCTV in which they themselves or information about them such as their car number plate has been… Read More »
The quality of CCTV evidence varies considerably. Poor quality video evidence cannot be relied upon in Court. Sometimes we can show that better quality evidence should exist.