Police are asking weekly data OV-chip cards




Police are asking weekly data OV-chip cards

Police are asking ‘several times a week’ information from OV-chip cards, reports the Telegraph. This happens for example to find missing persons. Required by law, emphasizes the organization behind the OV-chip card.

Smart card How many queries by the police exactly is unknown, the Telegraph keeps it ‘several times a week. ” Although police stressed that this is done to find missing people is not clear how often the information is requested. In an investigation TLS, the company behind the OV-chip card, is required by law to hand if the request meets the statutory requirements, data that allows the company.

Data of travelers using public transport, such as information on who is where at what time has in and check-out, a years; few years ago it was seven years, but the public transport companies were by the Data Protection Authority on reprimanded. Meanwhile travel data are kept apart from the name and address details of travelers, so the data would be legally. Better protected If the police will, however, data can be linked and delivered, says the Telegraph.

The police also regularly checks the database of the Service House Parking, where registration data parkers in many towns and cities are. Underneath include Amsterdam, Almere and Amersfoort. How often data is requested there is unclear; De Telegraaf keep it on “a few times.” Earlier data showed that the Service House too long kept, allowing the Tax could request, to conduct lease drivers. Investigation parking data throughout 2012 The deadline has now been reduced to thirteen weeks.


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