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The guidance on this page is suitable for large businesses in the public, private and third sectors. Small businesses should use the resources on our small business web hub.

Detailed guidance

Video surveillance guidance (including information for organisations using CCTV)

Handling personal information using video surveillance including CCTV, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR), body worn video (BWV), drones (UAVs), facial recognition technology (FRT), dashcams and smart doorbell cameras.


CCTV self-assessment checklist

Assess the compliance of your CCTV system with data protection law, including installation, management, operation, public awareness and signage.

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