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 [...]
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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 [...]
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives individuals the right to request a copy of any of their personal data which is being ‘processed’. Any person be they employee, customer, supplier or even member of the general public has a right to a copy of any personal data you are holding or processing in your [...]
Our schools have grown and developed over the years thanks to great advances in technology. The blackboard and duster of olden days have been replaced by interactive whiteboards and tablets are seen in many classrooms. With the rise of technology comes some challenges for the School Principal and board of management. CCTV in Schools Many [...]
With the arrival of many new service stations around the country over the past few years, we are used to visiting these ‘one-stop-shops’. In the past we might stop for fuel and be lucky to be able to pick up a bar of chocolate to keep energy levels up for the journey. However, now these [...]
When a loved one moves from their own home into a nursing home it can be quite a change for the family. However, once settled, the patient can become very contented in their surroundings and the family will have peace of mind knowing that they are being cared for professionally. CCTV The family may need [...]
Imagine you have been served with a personal injury claim from a customer or a member of staff. Or perhaps your business premises have been a victim of a criminal act. It’s every business owner’s nightmare and one that we hope never happens to you. However, if it does happen you really need to know [...]