Dutch police stops obtain hotel stays without foundation




Following an investigation by the Authority Personal let the Dutch Police know that hotel accommodation will not be retrieved without legal basis. The study took place because the police did this regularly at five eastern Dutch hotels.

personal authority The Authority Personal reports that the police have informed the national units that request without legal basis of data from the shelter Register of hotels in conflict with the law. The supervisor investigation began last year when it emerged that the police systematically data opvroeg at five hotels in the eastern Netherlands.

Night Stays, including hotels, would be required to keep a record of the people who spend the night. However, the data from this registry may only be requested by the police to prevent danger or for research purposes. An examination of the Authority Personal Data shows that this legal basis in some cases, was not present.

Spokesmen for the supervisor and the police left to Tweakers that the investigation focused only on the eastern Netherlands. It is thus unclear whether this method was used by police across the country. The police spokesman went on to say that among the various units sometimes lack of clarity about the policy and that there is now a national policy has been drawn up.

In October yielded relaying data to police the Van der Valk Hotel Hengelo another nomination for a Big Brother Awards Bits of Freedom on. The Chief of the National Police then received a similar price for the plans predictive policing.


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