The GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) is enforced on the 25th of May 2018. As a regulation it is directly applicable to all EU member states without the need for national implementing legislation. As information captured, processed and stored by video surveillance systems is classified as "sensitive" the GDPR will cause significant impact on the video surveillance installations throughout Europe. This article gives insights into the new legislation and describes how a video surveillance system can be designed and configured in order to help an organization comply with this new regulation.
This article describes how the GDPR impacts video surveillance systems and how BVMS can be configured to function in a GDPR compliant organization.
Since the publication of this guide the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued a paper specifically targeted at video surveillance installations: GDPR video surveillance guide.