Surveillance camera images under EU rules on privacy protection




The Court of Justice of the European Union has determined that recordings that make security cameras of persons covered by EU rules on protection of privacy. It is specifically for cameras that have confirmed persons to their home and have focused on public roads.

Security A camera image recorded on the open road falls under personal, because people can be identified by physical characteristics. Therefore, it falls under the rules of data protection, the Court argued. There are exceptions, as is stated in the statement . If someone his property, health or life secures the camera to focus on the public road, which is allowed.

The judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU is the result of an affair between a Czech man and another family from the same country. The man’s family harassed several times, after which they have hung a security towards the road. When the man in 2007 with a catapult a window of the house of the family broken lap, the camera that filmed.

However, he felt that unlawful personal data was handled. The appropriate institution in his country allowed him the same. The suspect was captured without permission while he was on the road. The family was fined an undisclosed amount. However, since they did not agree and there was also an appeal, but offered no solution. The Court of Justice of the EU has therefore ultimately handled the case.

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