Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) is a video system where the signal that is transmitted is not publicly broadcasted and all the elements (cameras and receivers such as monitors or videorecorders) are directly connected.
CCTV most common use is in security systems. Starting from areas like shopping malls, banks, government institutions and large buildings as airports and train stations, nowadays camera systems are becoming more and more common in smaller businesses, street traffic monitoring and even in private housing, thanks to reduced costs of cameras and video recording equipment.
MORE THAN 350 MILLION CCTV CAMERAS WORLDWIDE
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Video surveillance involves particular personal data and needs to be managed with awareness, considering a large amount of rules and laws. By now, people are aware that the GDPR requires the processing of personal data to be lawful; as CCTV records personal data in the form of images, it is in no way immune. Data subject’s rights cannot be overridden, especially in the case of legitimate interests. Even inside a work place, employees have a right to privacy.
The goal of BIOMETHICS is to provide You with the best technical and organizational advice for any possible scenario involving the use of video surveillance and the application of all the related legal regulations, in order to build a risk-free system.
Not all products are able to guarantee the expected security level and BIOMETHICS can help You to choose if, how and what kind of CCTV fits for Your business and aims. It is also important to consider that hackers often attack surveillance systems to get to the heart of a digital architecture. Many risks are taken by installing CCTV system, but with the correct awareness You can use it wisely and choose the right tool.