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What is a DSAR and why should you be concerned?


When it comes to GDPR requirements and the terms used there is still a lot of confusion and concern amongst business owners.  One term that is topical at present is DSAR, but what is it? What is a DSAR? A DSAR is a data subject access request and it was introduced with the general data [...]

What is a DSAR and why should you be concerned?2019-08-21T20:26:35+01:00

CCTV Footage for Bars


A recent spate of insurance claims by customers in pubs and bars has sparked much discussion.  In all these cases there was the supporting evidence of CCTV footage in the legal actions.  In one bogus claim, a patron was caught quite obviously placing glass shards in her mouth and then pretending they came in the [...]

CCTV Footage for Bars2019-07-16T15:00:14+01:00

Data Protection and CCTV Footage


There is much confusion around CCTV footage and GDPR, here we share the top questions we are often asked: Is CCTV footage personal data? Yes, it is.  The data protection commissioner states that CCTV cameras capture the images of individuals and accordingly they process personal data. Why would somebody ask for CCTV Footage? Any person [...]

Data Protection and CCTV Footage2019-05-20T12:20:37+01:00

Access to CCTV footage under GDPR


Many organisations that use CCTV on their premises are still unsure of how GDPR applies to them.  It is important to know what you need to consider and how to stay compliant, particularly with the risk of large penalties. CCTV Footage is Personal Data CCTV cameras capture the images of individuals and accordingly, they process [...]

Access to CCTV footage under GDPR2019-05-07T11:45:41+01:00

Solicitors Requests and CCTV Redaction


A solicitor’s letter arriving along with your normal business post can instantly put you on edge.  It’s the worry of something new to be concerned about, some issue that needs to be addressed.  Normally it’s complicated, expensive, time consuming and a headache you can do without.  What would you do if that letter was a [...]

Solicitors Requests and CCTV Redaction2019-04-08T15:48:26+01:00

What if Gardaí request CCTV Footage from you?


With the introduction of GDPR last year, the way a business captures and handles their CCTV footage has drastically changed.  While a request for information from a member of the public is one thing, a request from An Garda Síochána will be dealt with in a different way.  Let’s look at the protocol. Gardaí Request [...]

What if Gardaí request CCTV Footage from you?2019-04-02T10:29:41+01:00

GDPR and Video Redaction


With the introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) the responsibilities of a business has significantly changed when it comes to holding personal data.  There are now real obligations for the way a business will collect and use personal data in order to protect individuals.   As a business owner, you are accountable and there are [...]

GDPR and Video Redaction2019-01-13T12:42:24+00:00

Here’s how the redaction process works.


When a client decides that they need video redaction or enhancement, the first question we are normally asked is ‘what’s the next step?’  Here we share what a typical project involves from start to finish. Consultation Our expert team will organise a consultation with you, our new client, where we discuss your requirements and agree [...]

Here’s how the redaction process works.2019-01-13T12:45:58+00:00
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