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Form: Secure by default: self certification of Video Surveillance Systems

Form: Secure by default: self certification of Video Surveillance Systems

Form and guidance on self-certification for manufacturers of Video Surveillance Systems (VSS).

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Policy paper: The use of facial recognition technology by South Wales police

Policy paper: The use of facial recognition technology by South Wales police

This statement sets outs the Commissioner's position on the recent High Court judgment on the use of Automatic Facial Recognition technology by South Wales police.

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Guidance: Guidance on the use of domestic CCTV

Guidance: Guidance on the use of domestic CCTV

Guidance on what you need to do if you are considering installing (or have already installed) a CCTV system on your property.

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Regional forum for Senior Responsible Officers established in the Midlands region

Regional forum for Senior Responsible Officers established in the Midlands region

This case study looks at how setting up a regional group has helped forces to meet their responsibilities arising from section 33 of PoFA and the SC Code.

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Case study: Regional forum for Senior Responsible Officers established in the Midlands region

Case study: Regional forum for Senior Responsible Officers established in the Midlands region

This case study looks at how setting up a regional group has helped forces to meet their responsibilities arising from section 33 of PoFA and the SC Code.

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Secure by design, secure by default: self certification scheme launched

Secure by design, secure by default: self certification scheme launched

New requirements for manufacturers of surveillance camera systems and components.

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Secure by design, secure by default: self certification scheme launched

Secure by design, secure by default: self certification scheme launched

New requirements for manufacturers of surveillance camera systems and components.

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Surveillance Camera Commissoner response to the Department for Transport consultation on taxis

Surveillance Camera Commissoner response to the Department for Transport consultation on taxis

Surveillance Camera Commissioner response to the 'Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing: protecting users' consultation by the Department for Transport.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s annual report, 2017 to 2018 published

Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s annual report, 2017 to 2018 published

Today (22 January) the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s fifth annual report was laid before Parliament.

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Park Watch: the first organisation awarded SCC certification for ANPR cameras

Park Watch: the first organisation awarded SCC certification for ANPR cameras

This case study looks at Park Watch’s journey through the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s certification process.

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Oxford University: Surveillance Camera Code Compliant

Oxford University: Surveillance Camera Code Compliant

The University of Oxford has received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third-party certification mark.

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Launch of the online toolbox

Launch of the online toolbox

Tony Porter launches his online toolbox, a collection of resources to help you comply with the surveillance camera code of practice and legal requirements.

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Guidance launched for in house monitoring centres

Guidance launched for in house monitoring centres

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has launched guidance for in-house monitoring centres in partnership with NASCAM.

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Surveillance camera system buyers’ toolkit launched

Surveillance camera system buyers’ toolkit launched

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has launched an easy-to-follow guide for non-experts who are thinking about buying a surveillance camera system.

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Surveillance camera system buyers’ toolkit launched

Surveillance camera system buyers’ toolkit launched

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has launched an easy-to-follow guide for non-experts who are thinking about buying a surveillance camera system.

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Response to the Big Brother Watch report

Response to the Big Brother Watch report

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Mr Tony Porter, responds to the report by Big Brother Watch into facial recognition technology.

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Speech to the annual data privacy conference

Speech to the annual data privacy conference

Tony Porter's speech to the national ANPR conference hosted by Taylor Wessing LLP on Thursday 8 February 2018.

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Eboracum UK Ltd first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

Eboracum UK Ltd first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

York based Eboracum UK Ltd’s use of body-worn cameras has received independent certification of the Secretary of State’s surveillance camera code of practice.

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The long and winding road the humble number plate

The long and winding road   the  humble number plate

Speech by the Surveillance Camera Commissioner to the national ANPR conference 2017.

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Local Authority workshops registration is now closed

Local Authority workshops   registration is now closed

Half day workshops to support compliance with the surveillance camera code of practice.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner and Information Commissioner sign MoU

Surveillance Camera Commissioner and Information Commissioner sign MoU

Today (5 September) Tony Porter, Surveillance Camera Commissioner, and Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, have published a revised memorandum of understanding.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner publishes civil engagement plan

Surveillance Camera Commissioner publishes civil engagement plan

As part of the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales Tony Porter, Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has published a civil engagement plan.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a passport for compliance

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a passport for compliance

Commissioner Tony Porter has launched a passport for compliance document for organisations considering a surveillance camera system.

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Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust get certified

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust get certified

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation receives the commissioner's third party certification mark.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

This strategy aims to provide direction and leadership in the surveillance camera community.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

This strategy aims to provide direction and leadership in the surveillance camera community.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner contract extended

Surveillance Camera Commissioner contract extended

The Home Office has extended Tony Porter’s contract for a further 3 years.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s annual report for 2015 to 2016 published

Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s annual report for 2015 to 2016 published

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner looks back on 2015 and 2016 in his third annual report to Parliament.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launched national surveillance camera strategy consultation

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launched national surveillance camera strategy consultation

Today the Surveillance Camera Commissioner launched a consultation on a draft national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales.

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Marks and Spencer first retailer to gain SCC's CCTV certification

Marks and Spencer first retailer to gain SCC's CCTV certification

FOUR Security has worked with Marks and Spencer to obtain the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s surveillance camera certification.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey into information requirements for CCTV

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey into information requirements for CCTV

The British Standards Institution (BSI) and Surveillance Camera Commissioner are conducting a survey to find out how people go about finding information about CCTV.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner releases second annual report

Surveillance Camera Commissioner releases second annual report

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner looks back on his first full year in office and identifies future challenges in his second annual report for 2014 to 2015.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey to review the operation and impact of the surveillance camera code of practice.

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Commissioner writes to local authority chief executives

Commissioner writes to local authority chief executives

The commissioner writes to local authority chief executives reminding them of their duty to pay regard to the surveillance camera code of practice.

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Surveillance Camera Code of Practice: adopting the code webinar

Surveillance Camera Code of Practice: adopting the code webinar

Webinar on how universities and colleges can adopt the 12 principles of the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice.

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Self assessment tool for CCTV operators launched

Self assessment tool for CCTV operators launched

Self assessment tool will help organisations judge how they are complying with the 12 guiding principles in the surveillance camera code of practice.

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New learning tool for CCTV operators launched

New learning tool for CCTV operators launched

Modular e-learning package aims to help CCTV operators spot suspect activity more effectively.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner standards workshops (Manchester, Bristol and London)

Surveillance Camera Commissioner standards workshops (Manchester, Bristol and London)

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner (SCC), Tony Porter, is determined to ensure that camera systems are used to protect communities rather than spy on them.

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