You have to tell people that you are operating a CCTV system and let then obtain the data controllers contact details. The purpose for the data being collected should be clear. This is especially important if the purpose is not obvious. If it is for employee or client monitoring or health & Safety, this needs to be highlighted to persons being captured by the cameras. A sign(s) highlighting CCTV use and contact number for anyone wishing to follow up is sufficient.
Data Protection and CCTV The use of CCTV systems has greatly expanded in recent years. So has the sophistication of such systems. Systems now on the market have the capacity to recognise faces. They may also be capable of recording both images and sounds. The expanded use of CCTV systems has society-wide implications. Unless such systems are used with proper care and consideration, they can give rise to concern that the individual's "private space" is being unreasonably invad