Why we need your information and how we use it Click to get info
Main purposes of the CCTV system is to provide the Police and enforcement agencies with assistance to detect deter and prevent crime and disorder; to help identify, apprehend and prosecute offenders; to provide the Police/Council with evidence to enable criminal and/or civil proceedings to be brought in the courts; and to maintain public order.
The BWC footage is used for the same purposes of CCTV as above and to promote and facilitate the safety of council officers
Some examples of how we use your data are provided below; please note this is not an exhaustive list:
- providing evidence in criminal proceedings (police and criminal evidence act 1984 and criminal procedure and investigation act 1996)
- providing evidence in civil proceedings
- the prevention and reduction of crime and disorder
- the investigation and detection of crime
- identification of witnesses
What type of information is collected from you Click to get info
Live video recording images of an identifiable individual 24 hours a day.
Who your information may be shared with (internally and externally) Click to get info
CCTV footabe may be shared with other agencies such as the police, fire brigade, ambulance and other relevant agencies as required in the event of an emergency, prevention or detection of crime.
BWC footage may be shared with law enforcement agencies, prosecution agencies, legal representatives and third parties where it is lawful to do so.
How long we keep your information Click to get info
Evidence supplied to the police for criminal cases is retained for 2 years, however all other footage that is not used is automatically deleted off servers after 30 days.
How you can access, update, or correct your information Click to get info
Recorded material is not provided to members of the public or media organisations for profit, gain or commercial exploitation.
This does not affect the right of individuals to access any personal data under the provisions of Data Protection Law. This is called a ‘Subject Access Request'.