GDPR Compliant CCTV for security administrators (half-day remote seminar)

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Introduction and Purpose

This seminar is designed to provide practical guidance regarding the application of EU Data Protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679/EU) to the strategy, installation and management of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems for private and public organisations. The course delivers a data subject-centric approach, introducing learners to:

  • Core concepts of Human Rights in relation to Privacy and Data Protection
  • Specific requirements for Transparency, Accountability and Governance
  • Practical direction in the operational requirements of a compliant CCTV system.

Key Objectives

Learners will be introduced to core principles of privacy and data protection and will be able to:

  • Understand the history of surveillance in society
  • Understand the seven principles of Privacy by Design
  • Operationalise the concepts of Privacy by Design and Default and complete a Data Protection Impact Analysis for the use of CCTV systems
  • Understand Data Subject rights
  • Balance the need to protect people and property with the rights and freedoms of those being surveilled
  • Identify the legal bases for CCTV surveillance
  • Recognise unauthorised disclosure/processing and understand the associated sanctions and penalties
  • Fully address a Subject Access Request.

The seminar will address theory and principles in the practical context of real-life scenarios.


Training will be delivered through a half-day online instructor-led seminar. Delegates will receive a certificate evidencing their attendance and the content covered for their own Continuous Professional Development records.


Bookings are closed for this event.


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