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  1. Comment by Andy Wells posted on

    Hi, I note you say "Before an overt ANPR camera is installed, the police are required to undertake a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) ".
    Many systems these days are owned by organisations other than the Police, for instance the Local Authority I work for has 32 ANPR sites across out Borough. Reads from these cameras are fed into the Police Back Office Facility and hence into the NADC. A local database is kept at the council for lower level enquiries such as fly tippers, rogue traders etc. Should the Police, the Council or both do a DPIA? We as a Council have already done one of course. Should the article reflect this diversity of owners, as opposed to only referring to the Police? Or is it only Police that have got to do the DPIA?

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      Comment by katiescotton posted on

      Thanks very much for your comment. This post was based on work looking specifically at the role of the police. However, you are completely correct that all local authorities, or any organisation, using ANPR cameras should conduct DPIAs.


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