Datpro Ltd are rightly regarded as the country’s leading specialist company on the Data Protection Act as it relates to CCTV whose views are often sought by specialist security magazines and organisations and whose clients include some of the UK’s largest companies together with local authorities and county councils.
Datpro Ltd has on its board of directors a fully qualified solicitor with specialist knowledge of the DPA. The company’s management team boast over 50 years of combined hands-on experience in the security industry.
Services offered by Datpro Ltd include site specific surveys to confirm compliance with the DPA, auditing CCTV systems and the procedures, including monitoring stations jointly controlled by local authorities in partnership with the police.
Other services include the appraisal of existing policy documents between joint Data Controllers i.e. local authorities and the police, company site-specific codes of practice and specialist contracts between Data Controllers and Data Processors.
We also offer seminars and staff training on all aspects of the Data Protection Act and how it impacts on CCTV.
Datpro’s in-house contracting division carry out all aspects of ensuring that the actual CCTV systems are operated in compliance with the Act, including:
- The supply and installation of public information signs, fully compliant with the Act in terms of size, wording and location.
- The supply of serialised VCR tapes or other recording media together with correct storage cabinets.
- The supply of log books and documentation (copyright protected by Datpro).
- The collection, erasure and destruction on expiry of the archive period of all VCR tapes or other recorded information.
Datpro has a fully operational telephone helpline to advise its clients on an ongoing basis together with full editing suite facilities for use in subject right of access requests.
We also carry out annual audits on the operation of the CCTV systems to ensure compliance with the DPA (as recommended by the British Standard Institute).
If you require help or assistance on any matter relating to the Data Protection Act as it applies to CCTV our friendly team of specialists can help.
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