You may have a vague idea of what video redaction is. More than likely you have seen it as part of a TV reality or documentary show where peoples faces have been blurred out. You may even have noticed document redaction on a thriller movie where vital information has been blocked out of documents [...]
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CCTV is used in GP Surgeries and Medical Centres throughout Ireland to protect staff, patients, and property. While this is normal practice, there are certain protocols that need to be followed should the footage need to be shared. CCTV Footage Redaction If an incident occurs at your premises, perhaps an accident or altercation, you [...]
As a business owner, why should you be concerned about the way you share data that you hold? What is Personal Data? Personal data is not just name, address, and telephone number. It also includes photos, audio, video (including CCTV), phone call records, correspondence and web browsing history. In addition, it is not just [...]
Here are a few tips and observations on how to handle Subject Access Requests which include CCTV footage. As a leading provider of redaction services in Ireland Datascan Redaction have learned how to avoid some common pitfalls in this area. These are based on our experience of handling video footage over the last five [...]
When you are asked to share your business CCTV Footage to a third party it will most likely need to be redacted to avoid any issues with data protection. Of course, you can try and blur the faces yourself, but will that be sufficient? More than likely not, and you don’t want to leave [...]
CCTV is used in schools and college to protect students, staff and property. While this is normal practice, there are certain protocols that need to be followed should the footage need to be shared. Likewise, the head of the school or college is responsible for keeping sensitive files and documents secure. However, on occasion these [...]
Over the past year, there has been an eightfold increase in data redaction requests for CCTV footage among providers in the childcare industry. Despite the childcare industry facing extended periods of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at Datascan redacted 73 CCTV video files in 2020, a considerable increase on 2019. Challenge for [...]
If you operate a creche your focus will be on ensuring that the children in your care are healthy and happy. Health and safety will be a priority for the childcare provider. However, children can be full of excitement and can be prone to the occasional accident. Reporting an Incident Picture this common scenario, a [...]
Redaction of information in a document will be necessary when you want to remove information of a sensitive nature so others cannot read it. Issues will occur when it is not completed correctly in the first instance and this could leave a business owner wide open to a data breach. Not obscuring the information correctly [...]
During the first World War over 12 million letters a week were delivered to soldiers. It was a vital way of keeping contact with loved ones at home. These letters would on average take three days to reach the front and were extremely valuable in boosting moral. The returning post would take a little longer [...]