With regard to CCTV operated at Brent Civic Centre, Brent Council is the Data Controller and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 8937 5678. The council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted via email@example.com.
How we use your information
Your information is collected for the purpose of the prevention and detection of Crime and community safety, as required to fulfil the council’s duties under the following legislation, statutory or contractual requirement or obligation.
- The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and the surveillance camera code of practice (2013)
- Section 163 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
- Crime and Disorder Act 1998
- Protection and Disorder Act 2012
In certain circumstances – Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.
Regulation of public space surveillance cameras in England and Wales.
The categories of personal data that will be processed include photographic images of you.
Who we share your information with
Your information will be shared with the following organisations for routine monitoring of images:
- Elected Members, Volunteers, Consultants, Self Employed And Other Persons Contracted To Provide Services On Behalf Of the Council)
- Members Of The Public images which may be captured on CCTV.
Your information will be shared with the following organisations in the event of an incident requiring further investigation:
- Complainants, Members Of Their Families And Other Representatives Witnesses, Members of their families and other representatives offenders and suspected offenders, Members Of Their Families and oth.er representatives
Where in the world is your information stored?
Brent Council does not process your information with third countries outside of the UK or EU zone without the safeguards being in place that are equivalent to the Data Protection Act 1998 or the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
How long do we keep your information?
CCTV images shall be retained for 30 days, or in the event of an incident requiring further investigation for no longer than 3 years after creation.
Brent Council shall process your information in adherence to your information rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR.
Brent Council is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. We may use any of the information you provide to us for the prevention and detection of crime. We may also share this information with other bodies that are responsible for auditing or administering public funds including the Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd, National Audit Office, Financial Reporting Council, Cabinet Office, the Department for Work and Pensions, and other local authorities, HM Revenue and Customs, and the Police.
In addition to undertaking our own data matching to identify errors and potential frauds we are required to take part in national data matching exercises undertaken by the National Fraud Initiative. The use of data by the National Fraud Initiative in a data matching exercise is carried out under its powers in Part 2A of the Audit Commission Act 1998. It does not require the consent of the individuals concerned.
If you are dissatisfied with the processing of your information, you can raise your concern with the council’s data protection officer. You have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.