Considering Video Surveillance?

There are a number of important factors Ontario institutions should consider before implementing a video surveillance system. Most importantly, video surveillance must be used in a way that protects individual privacy to be compliant with the law. These requirements are outlined in our new fact sheet which discusses:

  • when the surveillance is authorized
  • the importance of stakeholder consultation
  • camera placement considerations
  • public notification
  • collection, disclosure and retention of personal information

This document is part a series to help professionals and the public understand Ontario’s information and privacy laws.

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