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Information Commissioner – CCTV code of practice

CCTV code of practice

CCTV surveillance has become a common feature of our daily lives. We are caught on numerous
CCTV cameras as we move around our towns and cities, visit shops and offices, and travel on
the road and other parts of the public transport network. Whilst the use of CCTV continues to
enjoy general public support, it necessarily involves intrusion into the lives of ordinary individuals
as they go about their day to day business. Our research has shown that the public expect it to
be used responsibly with effective safeguards in place. Maintaining public trust and confidence in
its use is essential if its benefits are to be realised and its use is not to become increasingly
viewed with suspicion as part of a surveillance society.

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